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Technical Advantage Course on Grid Connected PV Systems Design & Installation

Overview of the Course

Low performance and poor operational condition is one of the biggest issues of solar PV power projects worldwide.  A Large number of PV systems are under performing due to poor site selection, system design faults, frequent equipment failure, low solar irradiation access, unplanned grid failure or equipment mismatching. Some of these issues are external and often not in the hands of the system designer but most of them are because of poor design practices, inadequate installation planning or incomplete understanding.

GSES India conducts 45 hours online interactive Technical Advatange training on “Grid Connected PV Systems: Design and Installation” to provide industry professionals, PV engineers and individuals wishing to further their career in the solar industry, hands-on training on step-by-step design and installation procedure of rooftop and large PV systems in accordance with international best practices.

Course Outline

SN Session Topic Duration
Working Safely with PV Systems
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Fundamentals of Solar Radiation
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Solar photovoltaic systems and applications overview
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Fundamentals of Power Conversion Equipment (inverters)
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Balance of system components for PV systems
2 Hours 30 Minutes
PV Mounting Systems & Foundations
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Rooftop PV project site assessments & planning
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Ground mounted PV project site assessments & planning
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Overview of Grid-connected Rooftop PV Systems Design
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Overview of Ground mounted MW Scale PV project Design
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Matching of PV Array and Inverter and MPPT
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Planning, sizing and selection of DC and AC cables for PV systems
2 Hours 30 Minutes
System Protection and Safety requirements for PV Plant
2 Hours 30 Minutes
PV systems performance modelling and Energy generation estimation
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Overview of simulation software for PV systems design and analysis
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Drawings and diagrams for PV systems
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Installation and Commissioning of PV systems
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Solar PV project development phases and quality management
2 Hours 30 Minutes

Training Methodology

The course will be delivered in lecture format using power point presentations, sharing of case examples, assessment excercise 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

  • A copy of GSES ‘Grid Connected PV Systems Design and Installation – International version’ book
  • Copies of power point presentations, design tasks, GSES design & energy yield simulation tool, sample bill of materials, sample financial models etc.


This course has been developed in accordance with international accreditation requirements and students receive a certificate of attainment on successful completion of the course. GSES also connects/recommends its student to respective industries for placement after successful completion of trainings.

Flexible Sessions

It is mandatory to attend all the sesions as outlined above to obtain a GSES certificate of completion. However, participants with prior experience in grid connected PV may choose to attend a few selected sessions as per their interest. Training support materials and certificate of particpation 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.  

To know more about GSES principal trainers please click here

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. 

Course Fee and Enrolment

For Further Information Contact:

Global Sustainable Energy Solutions India 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

Training Date and Location