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Solar PV technology - project engineering, optimization & risk mitigation

A 3 day in-depth course for industry professionals wanting to gain greater understanding of the considerations necessary in PV system design and risk management.

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Training Information

  • Date:

    15-17 November 2016

  • Duration:

    3 days

  • Location:

    Bangalore, India

  • Language:

    English

Course planning

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Date
15-17 November 2016
Location
Bangalore, India
Language
English
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Price:

Special Offer: Book on or before 25 October     55,000 INR

If you book after 25 October the price is              65,000 INR


Additional information

In this course, DNV GL will provide lessons learned and recommendations in the areas of (1) project development, (2) PV technology, (3) equipment selection, (4) project cost trends, (5) solar resource and energy modelling, (6) technical and commercial risk mitigation, and (7) operational analysis. The lessons and recommendations are based on DNV GL’s global experience (comprising 25 GW of solar projects) in the areas of product and project technical due diligence as well as the review of operational project performance.


Course outline:


Day 1

09.00     Introduction

 

09.15     PV Fundamentals

                     Basics of electrodynamics 

                     Solar radiation

                     Basic semi-conductor physics


10.15     Technical basics of PV power plants - Modules

                     Mono and polycrystalline

                     Thin film

                     Third generation concepts

                     Trends and cost projects


11.00     Break


11.15     Technical basics (Continued)


12.30     Lunch

 

13.30     Technical basics of PV power plants - Balance of Plant equipment, trends and costs

                     Inverters

                     Foundations

                     Trackers

                     Power plants

                     Basics of PV system design

    

15.30     Break


15.45     Product quality decisions 

                     Industry standards

                     Bankable technology review

                     Product testing

                  

17.45    Questions and Answers

              

18.00    Close


Day 2

09.00    Start


09.15    Operational issues

                     Module issues 

                     BoP issues

                     Performance analysis - Performance ratio and other metrics

                     Degradation 

                     Lessons learned

                     Trends and future developments

            

11.30    Break


11.45    DNV GL service specification for technical review of solar power plants


12.45    Lunch

 

13.45    DNV GL service specification for technical review of solar power plants (Continued)


15.00    Project development process

    

15.45    Break


16.00    Project development process (Continued) 

                     

17.30    Questions and Answers

              

18.00    Close


Day 3

09.00    Start


09.15    Solar resource, energy yield and uncertainty

                     Solar resource overview 

                     Energy modelling overview

                     Uncertainty considerations

                     Optimization considerations              


11.15    Break


11.30    PV Project Cost and LCOE considerations


12.30    Lunch

 

13.30    Project financing and bankability

                     Development risks and mitigation

                     Resource risks and mitigation

                     Contractural risks and mitigation

   

15.00    Break


15.15    Project financing and bankability (Continued) 

                  

16.00    Questions and Answers

              

16.30    Close


Please Note: The 3 day scheduling is subject to change.


Who should attend?

Project stakeholders involved in understanding and mitigating technical risks, including project developers, engineers, financiers, operators and utilities.