The Solar Energy Solution: Harnessing Solar Power in the Home and Office

EC ENGR X 425.10

This course helps individuals or organizations augment their home and/or business power requirements with solar energy.

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Fall
Spring
In-Person
Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Develop an understanding of how to augment home and/or business power requirements with solar energy
  • Acquire a general overview to choose and design an appropriate solar energy system
  • Define the various forms of solar energy with a specific emphasis on solar electricity
  • Describe the basic electrical and mechanical background as applied to solar energy
  • Describe how electricity can be generated, stored, and utilized in the home and workplace through solar energy
  • Identify installation techniques and methods of monitoring systems performance
  • Apply maintenance procedures
  • Recognize solar energy implications on the financials, environment, and self-sufficient alternatives

About this course:

This course helps individuals or organizations augment their home and/or business power requirements with solar energy. Students gain a general overview of the knowledge to choose and ultimately design an appropriate system and discuss the various forms of solar energy with a specific emphasis on solar electricity (i.e., how electricity can be generated, stored, and utilized in the home and workplace through solar energy). Installation techniques, methods of monitoring system performance, and proper maintenance procedures are also discussed. This class is primarily for anyone interested and concerned about the financial, environmental, and self-sufficient aspects of solar energy. While not a highly technical course, a basic electrical/mechanical educational background is helpful due to the technology covered in the class. Home and business owners, contractors, sales people, entrepreneurs seeking business opportunities, and those who have a keen interest in solar technology should derive significant benefits from participating in this course.

Fall 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Wednesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 25, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Rod Bergen
388800
Fee:
$999.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 04, 2022
Course Requirements
Book: Photovoltaic Systems by James P. Dunlop
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Time
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Wed Sep 21, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204A
Lecture
Wed Sep 28, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204A
Lecture
Wed Oct 5, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204A
Lecture
Wed Oct 12, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204A
Lecture
Wed Oct 19, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204A
Lecture
Wed Oct 26, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204A
Lecture
Wed Nov 2, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204A
Lecture
Wed Nov 9, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204A
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Wed Nov 16, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204A
Lecture
Wed Nov 23, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204A
Lecture
Wed Nov 30, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204A

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