MODULE 1: PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SYSTEMS
PV 1-Introduction to solar energy
1.1- Solar energy all over the world
PV 2. Basic Technology.
2.1- Solar cell. Basic principles and current technology.
2.2- Characteristic of the solar cell. Exercises solar cell, cell temperature.
PV 3. Solar panels
3.1- Solar panels.
3.2-Generators electrical characteristic of photovoltaic solar panels. Varying voltage of the photovoltaic panels. Testing.Characteristic curve with variation of irradiance and cell temperature.
3.3 Architectural integration.
3.4 Solar tracking
4.1-Types and functions. Performance.
4.3- Tracking the maximum power point of photovoltaic generrador (MPPT)
PV 5- Autonomous photovoltaic systems.
5.1 -Components. Batteries. Charge regulators. Inverters.
5.2- Autonomous photovoltaic systems: and dimensioning schemes.
5.3-Sizing exercises depending on the location and energy requirements.
5.4- Project; complete sizing
PV 6. Photovoltaic Systems PV grid connected.
6.2-Photovoltaic systems connected to the grid. Protections.
6.4- Sizing with specific software (PVSYST).
PV 7 Net balance.
7.2- Characteristics. Examples
MODULE 2. WIND POWER
WIND 1. Wind Energy. Current status and resources.
1.1- Current status of wind power around the world
1.2- Wind resource. Factors affecting wind production.
1.3-Models of assessing wind potential in a wind site.Atlas IDAE.
WIND 2. Energy Production
2.1- Power curve. Defining FC, HE.
2.2- Basic exercise for energy calculation (programs and web Alwin IDAE)
2.3- Energy calculation; project focused to a wind generator and site (selected by the student)
2.4- Project for a wind park electric energy production.
WIND 3. Wind Technology
3.1- Wind turbine. Types. Components: turbine, tower, hub, generator, gearbox, converter, protections.
3.2- Wind turbine. Sizing wind generators.
3.3- Wind generators.Miniwind.Wind energy from the sea.
3.4- Wind generators. Speed variation associated with the variation of the blade pitch of the turbine.
3.5- Energy calculation as a function of wind speed, blade pitch,¿
WIND 4. Wind energy systems connected to the grid .
4.1 Evolution of the control systems: fixed speed and speed. Tracking the maximum power point with maximum efficiency at part load. Speed control systems and power at part load and full load.
4.2- Wind farms.Sizing. Network Attached Project wind farm. Using specific software (RETScreen).
4-3. Network integration
4.4- Voltage Dips. Stability. Regulations.
4.5-Exercise voltage network nodes
WIND 5. Autonomous wind systems.
5.1-Types and functions.
WIND 6. Regulation
6.1-Regulation in the field of renewable energies.
MODULE 3- Hybrid systems.
3.1-Microgrids with photovoltaic generation, wind and accumulation systems. Types and functions.
3.3- Dimensioning with specific software (Homer Pro).
MODULE 4. SUSTAINABILITY
4.2-RREE. Summary by technologies.
4.3- Energy efficiency
4.4-Energy from the sea.