Solar Power in 60 Minutes

Gain a basic understanding of a solar photovoltaic system, the implementation processes, and the future of the industry.
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Gain a basic understanding of a solar photovoltaic system, the implementation processes, and the future of the industry.

Solar has become one of the most popular types of electricity generation across the globe.

This webinar provides an introduction to solar photovoltaic (PV) systems including technical fundamentals, implementation and a snapshot of the Australian solar industry.

Participants will gain basic knowledge of the system elements, some implementation processes and the stakeholders involved, and where the industry is headed in the future.

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This webinar was recorded and is available to watch through Engineers Australia’s new online streaming platform, EA On Demand.



1 hour
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1 hour

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Learning outcomes
  • Identify current technologies used in solar photovoltaic systems
  • Recognise the main components of solar photovoltaic systems
  • Apply the technical implementation of solar photovoltaic systems
  • Identify the major players in the solar industry
Is this course for you?

Is this course for you?

Ideal for electrical engineers but also for structural, mechanical, civil, computer science and environmental engineers. As an introductory level webinar, it is suitable for all career stages and job roles.

The webinar is beneficial for those interested to work within the solar PV industry directly or in a peripheral way.


It is assumed that participants are technology professionals.

Topics we'll cover

Topics we'll cover

Section 1: Solar PV System Technical Fundamentals
Focuses on technical fundamentals including the solar cell, solar modules, inverters, mounting systems and balance of systems

Section 2: Solar PV System Implementation
Focuses on technical implementation including creating the business case, obtaining permission to connect to the grid, executing a build plan and operations and maintenance

Section 3: Solar PV Industry Snapshot and Outlook
Focuses on the maturation of the solar PV industry by briefly reviewing some industry drivers and providing an industry outlook

Q&A Discussion

How you'll learn

Delivered via Webinar

Designed in collaboration with our industry facilitators and education experts, EEA Webinars focus on modules from our most popular face-to-face training courses. Content has been carefully crafted to deliver targeted and achievable learning outcomes within the hour and the sessions are interactive to keep you engaged.

Webinar platform - Zoom

These sessions run through Zoom. Once you register for a webinar, you will receive the unique Zoom link 24 hours before the webinar is scheduled to begin.

We suggest that you download the Zoom Desktop Client to ensure you can fully participate in the webinar. If you view the webinar through the Zoom web browser or via a phone or tablet device you may not be able to participate in the interactive elements such as answering polling questions. 

Please read through the following information on Zoom to ensure you are prepared for the webinar:

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