Technical Advantage Course on Operation and Maintenance of Grid connected Solar PV Systems

Overview of the Course:

GSES India conducts online interactive training sessions on Operation and Maintenance of PV systems for project managers, site supervisors and O&M engineers. The course covers every aspect of operation and maintenance requirements of a PV system including planning of O&M, spare part strategy, inspection procedures and test procedures using different test equipment, troubleshooting and corrective meaures. 

Who should attend?

Project managers, site supervisors and O&M engineers from project developers, implementing agencies and engineering companies involved in O&M of solar power projects.

Session Outline:

Session 1: Working Safely with PV Systems

1 Hour

Session 2: Operation and Maintenance planning for PV power projects

1 Hour

Session 3: PV systems inspection procedure for quality assurance

2 Hours

Session 4: Operation and Maintenance Planning for PV Power Plants

2 Hours

Session 5: PV Plant operation and performance monitoring

2 Hours

Session 6: PV Plant Test procedures

4 Hours

Session 7: I-V curve measurement procedure

2 Hours

Session 8: Inspection of PV array using IR camera

2 Hours

Session 9: EL imaging of PV modules

2 Hours

Session 10: Troubleshooting and corrective maintenance

2 Hours

Training Methodology:

The course will be delivered in lecture format using Power Point Presentations, sharing of case examples, assessment exercise and quizzes. The course will be conducted through Moodle e-Learning Platform with two sessions of two and half hours each. At the end of each session, there will be an assessment quiz where the participant can apply the knowledge that they have learnt in the session and also interact with the trainer to discuss and clarify any queries they may have.

Training Materials:

  • Copies of power point presentations 
  • GSES excel based template for energy yield estimation
  • PV system documentation checklist
  • PV system inspection checklist
  • PV system test procedures


GSES develop and deliver solar PV training courses in accordance with international competency standards and accreditation requirements.  On successful completion of the course students receive a certificate of completion.

Flexible Sessions:

The participants with prior experience in solar project O&M have the option to attend all the sessions as outlined above or a few selected sessions as per their interest. Training support materials and certification will be issued according to the sessions opted for. Fee for the course will be proportionate to the sessions attended. 

GSES Trainers:

Global Sustainable Energy Solutions (GSES) is an Australian-based multi-disciplinary organisation specialising in professional services and training across the Renewable Energies sector and comprises a team of highly experienced systems engineers, designers and installers and accredited trainers. GSES is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Australia, responsible for development and delivery of Solar PV accreditation training with international competency standards. 

GSES Principal trainers have over 25 years of experience in renewable energy planning; engineering design; tender preparation and evaluation; techno-commercial due diligence and project implementation.  Our trainers have authored and co-authored several books and training manuals on solar PV system design installation, maintenance and inspection.  Selected publications of our principal trainers are –

  • Grid Connected PV System Design and Installation
  • Standalone Photovoltaic Design & Installation
  • Solar PV System Inspection and Evaluation
  • Training manuals for solar PV technicians
  • Grid connected PV systems with battery storage
  • Solar Entrepreneurs Handbook

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Discount on course fee:

  • Early Bird registration (limited to first 5 registration): 20% on training fee
  • Group (3+) registration: 30% on training fee
  • Student and female participants: 50% on training fee  (limited to 5 participants on first come first serve basis).
  • Discount is available for the participants who choose to attend all the sessions. 

For further information


GSES India Sustainable Energy Pvt. Ltd.,
A - 46, UG Floor, FIEE Complex, Okhla Industrial Area Phase 2
New Delhi - 110020, India
Phone: +91-11- 41040534
Mobile: +919560550077/ +91 9560550075/ +91 8757366099
e-mail: [email protected]