SEMI India
in technical collaboration with
the National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education (IIT Bombay)

Short Course on

Grid Connected Solar PV Power Systems: Design & Integration
Co-located with SOLARCON India 2011
Nov 8, 9 & 11, HICC, Hyderabad
Short Course supported by GL Garrad Hassan

This short course will provide an introduction to grid connected solar PV power systems, components, integration and operation. It will cover concepts, design examples, case studies and best practices.

Attendees may be:

  • Practicing engineers involved in solar/PV activity
  • Engineers from adjacent industries with an interest in solar PV technology and plants
  • Graduate engineers with a keen interest in understanding and working in the area of solar PV technology, systems and applications

Please note that while there will be some introductory content, the program is targeted mainly for a technical and practicing audience

Presenters will be experts from the Industry and IIT Bombay

Tentative Short Course Topic Coverage & Schedule
8-Nov, Tuesday
  • Overview & Introduction to Grid Connected PV Systems
    Vaman Kuber, NCPRE, IIT Bombay
  • Grid Connected Solar PV System Design
    Vaman Kuber, NCPRE, IIT Bombay & Varun Sarwate, Sunpossible
  • Grid Connected Solar PV Systems: Design Example & Case Study
    Dr. Jatin Roy, VP R&D, Engineering, Quality & Reliability, Solar Semiconductor
  • Micro & Mini Grids
    Prof. Suryanarayana Doolla, Dept. of Energy Science & Engineering, IIT Bombay
  • Energy Production & Uncertainty Assessment for Solar Power Plants
    Daniel Barandalla Garcia, GL Garrad Hassan
  • Due Diligence and Bankability Considerations for Solar Power Projects
    Daniel Barandalla Garcia, GL Garrad Hassan
9-Nov, Wednesday
  • SOLARCON India 2011 Inaugural & Inaugural Keynotes
    Main Conference inaugural session open to short course attendees
  • Technology Selection for Solar PV Power Plants
    Prof. Chetan S. Solanki, Dept. of Energy Science & Engineering, IIT Bombay
  • Grid Connected Inverters - Operating principle and challenges of grid connected inverters
    Prof. Kishore Chatterjee or Sandeep Anand, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay
  • Grid Connected Inverters - integration & applications
    Speaker to be Announced
  • Field Experiences in Technology, Design and Integration and EPC of grid connected PV Power Plants
    Arvind Karandikar, Managing Director, Nexus EnergyTech
10-Nov, Thursday
  • Short Course Registrants may visit the SOLARCON India 2011 exhibition (free entry) OR register at a discounted rate to attend the Nov 10 conference sessions
11-Nov, Friday
  • Field visit to Solar Semiconductor facility, FabCity, Hyderabad

Short Course Registration Fees

Short Course Fees*
Industry Professionals / Individuals Academic Institutions & Government (not including PSU) Students
Rs 9,000 Rs 3,000 Rs 1500
* 10.3% services taxes extra

Group discounts of 15% on registrations of 3 or more attendees from the same company (only for industry registrations)

The National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education (NCPRE) at IIT Bombay was launched in 2010 as a part of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission of the Government of India.

SEMI ( is the global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronic, display and photovoltaic industries. PV Group ( represents SEMI member companies involved in the solar energy manufacturing supply chain. SEMI India is the Indian arm of SEMI and PV Group.

SEMI India email:
SEMI India phone: +91 80 4040 7103


Nov 8-9 & 11

Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC)
Hyderabad, India

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