SAIEE WCC | Photovoltaic Solar Systems - Cancelled



SAIEE WCC | Photovoltaic Solar Systems - Cancelled
PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR SYSTEMS by Attilio Dalvit – DURATION: 2-DAYS A two-day interactive course which will provide the knowledge on how to inspect a site for the installation of a Photovoltaic Solar System, provide the basic knowledge for installation, do necessary calculations for the correct applications, analyse different configurations and operating characteristics, provide the rules and regulations with regard to compliance of statutory requirements, safety procedures and codes of practice.
Event Name: SAIEE WCC | Photovoltaic Solar Systems - Cancelled
Presenter(s): A. Dalvit
Event Date: 11 July 2019
Starting Date: 11 Jul 08:00
Ending Date: 12 Jul 17:00
Event Type: CPD Training
Event Theme: CPD Training
Venue: Atlantic Beach Hotel, Cnr Commaille Road & 13th Avenue, Melkbos
Province: Western Cape
Cost:
RSVP From: 13 June 2019
RSVP to: 04 July 2019
Event Contact: Karel Rautenbach
admin.wcape@saiee.org.za
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SAIEE WCC | Photovoltaic Solar Systems - Cancelled

PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR SYSTEMS
 

Course Overview:.......................................................................................................................

A two-day interactive course which will provide the knowledge on how to inspect a site for the installation of a Photovoltaic Solar System, provide the basic knowledge for installation, do necessary calculations for the correct applications, analyse different configurations and operating characteristics, provide the rules and regulations with regard to compliance of statutory requirements, safety procedures and codes of practice.

Course Content:.........................................................................................................................

Theoretical Part (1 ½ days)

                 Introduction

                 Standards and Regulations

                 Solar resources

                 Basics of System Design

                 Basic wirings, effect of temperatures

                 Size, type and rating of cables

                 Connectors, fuses, circuit breakers, diodes

                 Modules and battery connectivity

                 Calculation of power usage

                 Calculation of appliances power usage

                 Lights & definition of Lumens/Watts conversion

                 Halogen, fluorescent lighting, DC and AC lights

                 Batteries: types, capacity and calculation

                 Amp-hours and metering

                 Safety : Doing works with batteries

                 Charge controller and regulator

                 Different specs from manufacturing

                 Stand alone system inverters

                 Ampacity of inverters

                 Installation of inverters

                 Ampere rating / air / short circuit

                 Overcurrent protection, PV array and equipment disconnect

                 Fuse protection, values / fusing of PV

                 Panel boards, boxes and enclosures

                 System labels and warnings

                 Fire protection smoke detectors

                 PV system maintenance procedures & insurance

                 Final check out, inspections & commissioning

                 System design, documentation

                 Testing of understanding / practical exercise

 
Practical (½ DAY) Weather Dependent

                 Usage of electrical instruments

                 Connection of panels and batteries in series and parallel

                 System design, documentation

                 Workshop & design calculation 

Target Audience:........................................................................................................................

Engineers from any discipline interested in energy efficiency, Architects and Town planners

Course Presenter: .....................................................................................................................

ATTILIO DALVIT
MSc Information Technology Management (UK)
MAP5 and Marketing Management – Wits School of Business
Mech Eng (Secuola Tecnica Industriale Galileo Italy)

Attilio has many years of experience in design, installation and development of computer networks for major corporations including Computer Science (SA), Anglo American; Russell Holdings (JD Group), ISSKOR (Sishen), Drake Computer, AID Systems, Agency for Advertising & marketing, PM for Europ Assistance etc. He was Guest lecturer to the Catholic University in Milano (Italy) for MBA post-graduate students on Information Technology and Voice over IP; and Academic Supervisor for several MSc students in Information Technology at the Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management Innovation. Among his key achievements are :  Installation of the 1st ‘Light Link’ infrared transmitter and received 2,5 Mb/s distance of 3 kms, recipient of the Engineer of the Year Award during his employment at Computer Sciences Corporation. Since April 2013 he has been Site Manager for Green EcoBuilding SA of the partial installation of 30MW of the 94MW Solar Capital Project in De Aar.

Contact:  Karel Rautenbach admin.wcape@saiee.org.za for registration form
Cost:  R 7500 (Non-members), R6800 (AMEU members), R5500 (Members)
Surcharges may be applied for Dietary requirements and Documentation.

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