This unit covers the design of grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems and their installation. It encompasses following design briefs, incorporating schemes for protection of persons and property from dangers of system malfunction, ensuring other safety and performance standards and functional requirements are meet and documenting design calculations and criteria

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEK135A

Prerequisites

UEENEEK125A - Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - site survey; - PV arrays selection; - system components selection; - other design considerations; - inverters; - inverter operation; - inverter characteristics; - PV grid connected system operation, and; - grid connect inverter selection.

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As part of a course

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