Solar PV – overview and system design

Organisation profile

Rexel Energy Solutions is part of Rexel Ireland, we operate via our electrical wholesale branches, Kellihers Electrical and CT Electric. Rexel have been supplying Solar PV across Europe since 2004.

We design, specify and stock a full range of Solar Photvoltaic (PV) panels, inverters, mounting equipment and accessories. We also specialise in energy efficiency products, home automation, electric vehicle charging and efficient electric heating.

Learning objectives

Gain a general understanding of grid connected Solar PV, and the various mechanical and electrical components needed to ensure a safe, functional and efficient system.

Course outline

Covering small domestic systems, and larger commercial systems.

Overview of the various roof and ground mounting options available, and the software available to calculate wind and snow loadings.

How to optimise usage of the ‘free’ Solar PV electricity

Trainer's profile

Damien Phillips is a BPEC qualified Solar PV system designer and has worked in various renewable energy roles since 2010. Damien has project managed multiple Solar PV projects covering domestic, commercial and public sector installations. Damien is also manufacturer qualified to setup and commission Solar PV inverters, Air to Water Heat Pumps, Biomass Boilers, and Solar Thermal systems.

Course duration

45 to 60 mins

Who should attend

Engineers involved in, or having an interest in, Solar Electricity - and specifying Solar Photovoltaic systems.