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IEEE PES Power Talks


IED Data: Achieve Situational Awareness & Operational Excellence

Solar Power Systems Fundamentals is a 2 hours workshop to present the basics of a solar system. Through this session you shall be present the different components that make up a working solar power system covering solar cells, arrays and solar inverters. The event will discuss the economics of a solar system as well, comparing different ownership models while keeping an eye on the reliability and challenges to maintaining a solar power system.

Target Audience

  • Electric professionals
  • Energy Managers
  • Facility Managers
  • Engineers
  • Business owners and directors
  • Anyone who is keen to enter the renewable energy industry

Event Objectives

  • Understand the basics of a solar power system
  • Appreciate the different components of a solar power system
  • How to choose a solar power system based on your needs and requirements
  • The requirements of owning or leasing a solar power system
  • 4:00pm - 4:10pm

    Welcome note

  •  Dr. Mazin Al Shidhani 4:10pm - 4:40pm
    Dr. Mazin Al Shidhani

    Solar power systems fundamentals

  •  Dr. Nabih Cherradi 4:40pm - 5:10pm
    Dr. Nabih Cherradi

    Solar system economics and ownership models

  • 5:10pm - 5:30pm

    Panel discussion

  • 5:30pm

    Closing remarks


Husam Ahmed

Regional Technical Manager | MENA

Dr. Abdelsalam Elhaffar

Assistant Professor

Krishnakumar Srinivasan

Discipline Head – Electrical