Short Description

The course focuses on the advanced techniques of concentrating solar energy for thermal applications. Combined heat and power generation from the sun is also studied, including understanding different types of systems and general design concepts, the components required in them and economic analysis of the systems.


  • To give students a broad introduction to photovoltaic solar electricity production and solar thermal energy.
  • To equip students with knowledge in utilization of solar energy using various systems,
  • To provide students with practical knowledge of how solar energy works, and so that they are able to put it into practical applications in the places they come from.
Attachment Name Attachment Type
RET 8106 Solar Thermal Technology DOC PDF PS