Curso

INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER SYSTEMS (2017/18)

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Datos básicos

Fechas de inicio y fin

Del 4/09/17 al 27/02/19

(Matrícula abierta)

Fecha de matrícula

Preinscripción desde el 27/07/17
Matrícula abierta desde el 28/08/17 13:00 hasta el 31/08/18 9:00


Duración

Dispondrá de 180 días para realizar la actividad.
60 horas a distancia
6 Créditos ECTS

Lugar de Impartición

TOTALLY online (UPV educational platform: PoliformaT)
INTERNET

Objetivos

The different topologies of photovoltaic installations.
The different parts of grid-connected and stand-alone photovoltaic installations.
How to design, calculate, and select each part of the photovoltaic installation.
How to estimate the energy production of a photovoltaic installation.

Horario

INTERNET

TOTALLY online (asynchronous training) Webinars (through Adobe Connect) will be notified in advance via PoliformaT.

Precio

300 €
300,00 € - Público en general



Temas a desarrollar

********MODULE 1. INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS********
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Unit 1: INTRODUCTION TO RENEWABLE ENERGIES
1.1 Renewable and non-renewable energies: energy mix and related problems.
1.2 Renewable energies types.
1.3 Problems with renewable energies resources: energy storage.
1.4 PV systems in the future energy mix.

Unit 2: PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS AND MODULES.
2.1. Introduction.
2.2. Photovoltaic solar cell.
2.3. Photovoltaic solar module.
2.4. Effect of temperature on photovoltaic modules
2.5. Photovoltaic field.
2.6. Tracking the Maximum Power Point.
2.7. Example of the effect of temperature on A-75 module.

Unit 3: SOLAR RADIATION AND PHOTOVOLTAIC GENERATION SYSTEMS.
3.1. Introduction.
3.2. Radiation tables.
3.3. Orientation, tilt and shading over modules.

Unit 4: SUPPORTING STRUCTURES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS.
4.1. Introduction.
4.2. Photovoltaic installations on roofs and facades.
4.3. Photovoltaic ground installations
4.4. Structural assembly for photovoltaic installations.

Exam: test with 25 questions.

********MODULE 2. GRID-CONNECTED PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS********
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Unit 1: GRID-CONNECTED PV INVERTERS.
1.1. Introduction.
1.2. DC/DC converter.
1.3. DC/AC converter: inverters.
1.4. Electrical isolation.
1.5. Grid management.

Unit 2. GRID-CONNECTED PV POWER PLANTS.
2.1. Introduction.
2.2. Types of photovoltaic plants.
2.3. Photovoltaic solar farms.
2.4. Energy production of a grid-connected photovoltaic installation.
2.5. Power losses in photovoltaic plants
2.6. Project for a grid-connected photovoltaic plant.

Unit 3. DESIGN OF GRID-CONNECTED PV POWER PLANTS: EXAMPLES.
3.1. 100 kW PV installation on a 50m x 20m roof.
3.2. 60 kW PV installation with a central inverter and string inverters.
3.3. 17 kW c-Si PV plant in the ETSID.
3.4. 3.3 kW a-Si PV plant in the ETSID.
3.5. 45 kW PV installation with string inverters.

Exam: Project - DESIGN OF A 12 kW PV SYSTEM


********MODULE 3. OFF-GRID PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS********
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Unit 1: INTRODUCTION TO STAND-ALONE PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS
Objectives and index.

Unit 2: COMPONENTS IN STAND-ALONE PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS
2.1. Introduction.
2.2. Topologies and specifications of off-grid photovoltaic systems.
2.3. Loads.
2.4. Inverters.
2.5. Photovoltaic field.
2.6. Charge regulators.
2.7. Batteries .
2.8. Electrical installation.

Unit 3: ELECTROCHEMICAL ACCUMULATORS IN STAND-ALONE PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS.
3.1. Introduction.
3.2. Operation of an electrochemical accumulator.
3.3. Characteristics of batteries.
3.4. Battery charging: charging with constant voltage (U); charging with constant current (IA); charging with constant current and voltage (UI); charging with growing voltage (WA)
3.5. Charging batteries in photovoltaic systems.

Unit 4: DESIGN OF A STAND-ALONE PV SYSTEMS: ANALYSIS OF THE WORTH MONTH.
4.1. Introduction.
4.2. Calculation of the photovoltaic field.
4.3. Currents in the circuit.
4.4. Battery design.
4.5. Charge regulator selection (PWM and MPPT types).
4.6 Verifying the design by means of the Ah approach.

Unit 5: DESIGN OF 12 V 900 W STAND-ALONE PV SYSTEMS.
5.1. Introduction.
5.2. Study on the system consumptions.
5.3. Selecting the sinusoidal output inverter.
5.4. Photovoltaic field design.
5.5. Battery selection.
5.6. Selection of PWM charge regulator.
5.6.1. Verification of the photovoltaic field design with PWM charge regulator.
5.7. Selection of a MPPT charge regulator.
5.7.1 Other configurations of the photovoltaic field.
5.8 Calculation of wire cross-sections with PWM regulator.
5.8.1 DC loads wiring.
5.8.2 Wiring AC loads.
5.8.3 Wiring of photovoltaic generator, batteries and converters.
5.8.4 Installation diagram and protections.
5.9. Analysis of losses due to MPPT regulator wiring.
5.10. Comparison of losses due to wiring.

Unit 6: PV PUMPING SYSTEMS.
6.1 Components of photovoltaic pumping systems.
6.2 Applications and classification of photovoltaic pumping systems.
6.3 Types of pumps..
6.4. AC motors and DC in photovoltaic pumping systems.
6.5 Electronic converters in photovoltaic pumping system.
6.6. Sizing of photovoltaic pumping system.
6.7 Analysis of photovoltaic pumps with different hydraulic cycles.

Exam: Project - DESIGN OF 24 V 900 W STAND-ALONE PV SYSTEMS



Más información

Acción formativa dirigida a:

Engineers of different specialties related to photovoltaic systems (industrial, electronics, electric, mechanical, civil, environmental, etc.), architects, physics, and professionals related with renewable energies.
Vocational training in technical fields related to photovoltaic systems.

Metodología didáctica:

Training material in the online platform (PoliformaT): class notes, slides, examples, videos, self-tests, exams.
Online tutorials on asynchronous forum open for doubts and questions.
Webinars for resolution of doubts and extending course contents.
Training oriented to the application of the technology.

Conocimientos previos necesarios:

None.
It is interesting to have some basic notions about electricity. Other necessary prior knowledge will be taught in the course.

Otra información

Open enrollment throughout the year (except August and holidays)
Course TOTALLY online with asynchronous tutorials.
There will be three issues of certificates: 31/ January/2018, 30/September/2018 and 28/February/2019.

Director

Salvador Seguí Chilet

Profesorado

espacioMar Cañada Soriano
espacioMaría Victoria Devesa Fransson
espacioMaria Angeles Hernandez Fenollosa
espacioÁlvaro Enrique Montero Reguera
espacioAnder Muelas Lopez de Aberasturi
espacioAna María Navarro Gozalbo
espacioSalvador Orts Grau
espacioAlberto Pigazo López
espacioKyle David Ryan
espacioRoser Sabater i Serra
espacioSalvador Seguí Chilet
espacioMartín Seguí Cotano
espacioIgnacio Valdeolmillos Artíguez

Contacto

Correo electrónico

Salvador Seguí Chilet

Promovido por

DPTO. DE INGENIERÍA ELECTRÓNICA


Condiciones

Condiciones generales

Consulte las Condiciones generales de la actividad.

Condiciones específicas

Consultations and Tutorials
Students will have access to queries and online tutoring with the teachers through the PoliformaT tools called "Forums" and "Messages". Student queries through forums and internal mail will be attended from Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Spain time - UTC +1, with change from summer time to UTC + 2) within a term not exceeding 48 hours.
The consultations carried out during Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays in Spain, will be attended in a period of 48h from the following working day.
The consultations carried out by the students during the period of holidays in Spain (from 1st to 31st August and during Holy Week) and in Valencia (17-19 March and the week following Easter), will be attended from the end of those festivities.

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