The aim of this course is to introduce students to modern technology for renewable energy from the sun.

Learning Outcomes

On completing the course students will:

Possess knowledge of solar thermal energy and radiation along with its applications

Understand modern active and passive solar heating applications

Be acquainted with the production of Photovoltaic Power


Solar radiation

Low-temperature solar energy applications - The rooftop solar water heater

Active Solar heating, Passive solar heating

Concentrating Solar Collectors

Solar thermal engines and electricity generation

Photovoltaic (PV) Power