Photovoltaic Systems

RET212

Basic principles for designing, sizing, installing and maintaining a photovoltaic system. Topics include solar panels, rack systems, inverters, alternating current and direct current disconnects, monitoring systems, utility meters and general wiring. Site analysis, compliance with local codes and rebates are addressed. 5 Credits (3 Lecture - 6 Lab) Prerequisite(s): RET120 and RET122 or RET121 and RET122 or ELT122 and RET121. Corequisite(s): BCT104. Fall Only.