New Delhi– The New and Renewable Energy Ministry has developed an online training programe under public-private partnership for design, installation and maintenance of solar photovoltaics (PV) to meet the manpower requirements of the booming solar industry, an official statement said on Thursday.

The skilling online programme has been developed by the National Institute of Wind Energy under in association with Iacharya Silicon Ltd, Chennai, the statement said.

Triton Solar panel
Triton Solar panel

The course is currently being offered in Hindi and English and is priced at Rs 599, it said.

The programme is designed as a two-week course and covers various aspects of solar PV feasibility studies, basics of design, installation, operation and maintenance of solar power plants, it added.

The course will be delivered online in a combination of lecture, Powerpoint, multimedia and video formats, including design exercises, case studies and virtual onsite installation videos.

India has launched an ambitious programme of installing 100 gigawatt of solar power by 2022.


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