Solar Training Course

November 2018

Rosie Mercer

“An excellent introduction to solar systems and the detailed information was well paced over the 2 days.  Very good value for money.”

Stella Antonio

“The training was very professionally done. If one considers solar training Sunray is the place to go.”

Shadreck Phiri

“The training was well organized and conducted professionally”

Sunray Power Company will be presenting a Basic Solar Training Course in Lusaka on 8 & 9 November 2018, followed by a Solar Installation Course on 12, 13 & 14 November 2018. These courses are geared towards technical staff involved with the design, installation and maintenance of solar systems as well as re-sellers of solar equipment. It will cover the basics of solar power and equip attendants with the knowledge to design and install solar systems. The course is ideally suited for individuals who want to start their own solar business, or anyone interested in solar technology.

Course Presenter

Dr. Gideon Greyvenstein has been an engineering educator and researcher for more than 25 years. He specialized in the field of energy systems design and modelling and led the development of several successful engineering products, some of which are used by leading industrial companies in the USA, Europe and Australia.

Assistant Presenter

Mr. Tymen Nagel holds a Bachelors’ degree in mechanical engineering. He worked as project engineer at Kentz Engineers and Constructors, before joining Sunray in 2013. He is currently Senior Project Engineer at Sunray where he led the design and installation of several solar projects.

Certificate of Achievement

Participants can choose to write an exam at the end of the course after which they will receive a certificate of achievement upon successful completion.

Content: Basic Solar Training

  1. Introduction to electricity generation
  2. Solar Photovoltaics
  3. Basics of electricity
  4. Solar resource
  5. Solar systems
  6. Charge controllers and inverters
  7. Batteries
  8. Wiring
  9. System sizing
  10. Mounting structures
  11. Solar pumping systems

Registration and Cost

Basic Solar Course 8-9 November 2018
Installation Course 12-14 November 2018
Venue Melsim Lodge
Alick Nkhata Road, Lusaka
To register
Please email details to
or Call
097 7589751

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