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Electrics for Renewables (Practical)

Electrics for Solar PV and renewable systems

- Safety, instruments and controls -

An intensive two-day course with exam for the Galileo Master Certificate


Professionals and individuals with a strong interest in the electrical equipment side of renewable systems, safety instruments and controls.


University of London


Courses run on a regular basis

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Note: participants will be connecting solar panels/renewable equipment, supervised, in a safe environment.

Electrical Fundamentals
Electrical Safety
Battery Backup
Earthing and Bonding
Cable Termination Skills
Fault Isolation
Safe Isolation Methods
Supply System Overview
Electrical Regulations Overview

Practical hands-on experience showing the use of test equipment to enhance installation and troubleshooting technique on renewable energy systems.

The practical sessions will include exercises in:

· aligning solar panels

· true power measurement

· use of dummy loads

· inverter testing

· checking meter calibration

· insulation testing


Understand components and arrangements found in renewable systems.

Recognise the types of instrumentation used in the operation of renewable systems, including sizing, interfacing and using battery backup systems.

Identify the advantages and limitations of inverter types and technologies.

Understand the types of electrical dangers and the need for safety.

Recognise the need for reliable and safe terminations, earthing and bonding regulations.

Understand the concept of safe isolation and fault isolation techniques and equipment.

Certificate of Participation provided.


Internationally recognised: provided to successful candidates of exam (administrative cost for sitting the exam £45 + VAT)

The European Energy Centre is pleased to work with the
Energy Technology Partnership (ETP), an alliance of
Scottish universities engaged in world class energy research.


£350 (£420 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation

Part-funding may be available, enquire by completing the form below


£395 (£474 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation + Exam for Galileo Master Certificate
Part-funding may be available, enquire by completing the form below

*Spaces are limited, we therefore recommend reserving your space as soon as possible.



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Galileo Master Certificate




This Course is designed for candidates with a prior knowledge of PV and Wind Generation who are required to have an awareness of or carry out isolation, installation or modification PV or Wind Generation components. It will also serve as a refresher to those who are already experienced in the installation of electro mechanical plant requiring to meet the latest Regulations. The Course would also serve as useful to those managing Service Personnel with a view to ensuring Safe Working Practices are adhered to.