Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

Design of Solar and Photovoltaic Plants

Code

11687

Academic unit

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

Department

Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica

Credits

6.0

Teacher in charge

João Miguel Murta Pina, Rui Miguel Amaral Lopes

Weekly hours

4

Teaching language

Português

Subject matter

•    Solar resource.

•    Solar thermal for water and air heating.

•    Concentrated solar power.

•    Semiconducting materials and photovoltaic conversion.

•    Specific aspects of photovoltaic inverters.

•    Grid tied systems.

•    Off-grid systems with energy storage.

•    Building integrated photovoltaics.

•    Economic and financial aspects of photovoltaic plants.

•    Regulatory framework and design guidelines.

•    Operation and maintenance of photovoltaic plants.

•    Impact of photovoltaic plants on the electric grid.

•            Innovation in solar technologies.

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