Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers

3rd Edition

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie (DGS)

Routledge
Published June 7, 2013
Reference - 524 Pages - 1047 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781849713436 - CAT# Y124491
Series: Planning and Installing

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Summary

New third edition of the bestselling manual from the German Solar Energy Society (DGS), showing you the essential steps to plan and install a solar photovoltaic system.

With a global focus, it has been updated to include sections on new technology and concepts, new legislation and the current PV market.

Updates cover:

  • new developments in inverter and module technology
  • market situation worldwide and outlook
  • integration to the grid (voltage stabilization, frequency, remote control)
  • new legal requirements for installation and planning
  • operational costs for dismantling and recycling
  • feed-in management
  • new requirements for fire protection
  • new requirements in Europe for electric waste (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, WEEE) and the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances (RoHS).

Also providing information on current developments in system design, economic analysis, operation and maintenance of PV systems, as well as new software tools, hybrid and tracking systems.

An essential manual for installers, engineers and architects, it details every subject necessary for successful project implementation, from the technical design to the legal and marketing issues of PV installation.

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