In this six-module solar energy course, you will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of energy consumption and a detailed primer on today's solar energy applications and uses. The difference between solar thermal systems and solar photovoltaic (PV) applications and technologies will be clarified. Climate, geographic, siting, and zoning considerations will be discussed. Finally, you will learn how to locate a contractor, and how solar can add value to a structure and real estate.

The Context for Solar Energy
What is Solar Energy?
Solar Heating
Solar Electric (Solar Photovoltaics)
Getting Ready to Install
Value of Solar Power