the building industry, the installation of photovoltaic systems has
become a new field of activity. Interest in solar energy is growing and
future business prospects are excellent.
Photovoltaics for Professionals describes the practicalities
of marketing, designing and installing photovoltaic systems, both
grid-tied and stand-alone. It has been written for electricians,
technicians, builders, architects and building engineers who want to
get involved in this expanding industry. It answers all the beginner's
questions as well as serving as a textbook and work of reference,
provides designers and installers with practical specialist knowledge
needed to design and install high quality solar electric systems and
gives a comprehensive overview of the major photovoltaic market sectors.
Photovoltaics for Professionals contains over 100 full colour illustrations and covers:
Marketing and promoting photovoltaics
Solar cells, PV modules and the solar resource
Grid-tied PV systems
Stand-alone PV systems
Practical step-by-step examples are described of how to go about
installing systems right from the first customer contact and many
useful tips are given to help avoid mistakes.
Part I, Marketing and Promoting Photovoltaics
Part II, Solar Cells, PV Modules and the Solar Resource
Part III, Grid-tied PV Systems
Part IV Grid-tied PV Systems - Installing and Commissioning
Part V, Grid-tied PV Systems - Operation and Maintenance
Part VI, Stand-alone PV Systems
Part VII, Appendices
Antony, Christian Durschner and Karl-Heinz Remmers all work at
Solarpraxis AG, an integrated communications and technical services
company predominantly known for its technical publications, but also
offering a highly successful range in its service division. Solarpraxis
was founded by Karl-Heinz Remmers and Kay Neubert.
Published with Solarpraxis.
February 2007 •
216 pages •
240 x 160mm