“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that” - Thomas Edison, 1931

Each hour 430 quintillion Joules of energy from the sun hits the Earth. That's 430 with 18 zeroes after it. In comparison, the total amount of energy that allhumans use in a year is 410 quintillion Joules.

This course will introduce you to some of the research, upcoming technologies and state-of-the-art materials across both PV and CSP and future trends used to harness this valuable source of energy.

At a glance

  • Dates
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  • Duration8 hours over 4 days
  • LocationOnline
  • Cost£250 Concessions available

Course structure

The course is delivered online over 4 days, 2 hours per day

What you will learn

This course you will provide the know-how of the changing scenario of energy harvesting technologies, and introduce you to many start-up companies working in this emerging sector.

Core content

  • Introduction to solar PV and CSP – global outlook & applications,
  • Key technology of solar PV and CSP – types & components,
  • State of the art current research / research breakthroughs,
  • Future trends of solar PV and CSP.

Who should attend

  • MSc and PhD students,
  • Researchers and academics,
  • Data scientists, technical experts, engineers.


Dr Sagar Jain


Discounts are available for multiple bookings.

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