Design of 10kW ON-GRID Rooftop Solar Power Plant - Case Study

Learn Solar PV plant design through real-time case study

Design of 10kW ON-GRID Rooftop Solar Pow


About this course

This course is designed for the students who wants to endeavour their knowledge in rooftop solar power plant designing for their projects, for the solar technician who wants to know optimum power generation from the solar power plant, for the job seekers who wants to get jobs in solar industry, for the entrepreneur who wants to make career in solar energy. This course explains the very basic concept belongs to rooftop solar installation design. The one who is completing the course will able to do all manual design calculation which are required for designing any solar rooftop power plant. The learner of course will get scientific idea of each an every components needed for rooftop solar power plant.


Course Curriculum (5.4 hours)

Course Overview

  • Introduction to the course (5:00)

Section 1: Manual Feasibility Study Report Generation with Google Earth- Part 1

  • Lecture 1: Basic Information about Site (8:00)

  • Lecture 2: Assessment of area available of the roof in Google earth software tool (6:00)

  • Lecture 3: Manual Assessment of Roof Orientation and Material of Construction (8:00)

  • Lecture 4: Generation of Sun Path Chart (9:00)

  • Lecture 5: Substation Details and Metering Room Details (8:00)

Section 2: Manual Feasibility Study Report Generation with Google Earth - Part 2

  • Lecture 6: Collection of Utility Electricity Bills and Calculation of Average Power Demand (10:00)

  • Lecture 7: Recommendation on Optimum Solar Installation Capacity (4:00)

  • Lecture 8: Generation of Feasibility Study Report in Word Document (10:00)

Section 3: Solar Panel, Solar Strings and Solar Array Sizing

  • Lecture 9: Selection Of Solar Panels And Array Sizing (11:00)

  • Lecture 10: Design And Placement Of Solar Array (8:00)

  • Lecture 11: Introduction to Google sketch up Software (11:00)

  • Lecture 12: Preparation of Model in Google Sketch Up (16:00)

  • Lecture 13: Mounting of Solar Panels and Shadow Analysis (18:00)

Section 4: Energy Yield Estimation and Performance of Solar System

  • Lecture 14: Energy Yield Estimation (9:00)

  • Lecture 15: Calculation of Energy yield estimation (6:00)

  • Lecture 16: Specific Energy Yield Estimation and Performance Ratio (5:00)

  • Lecture 17: Monthly Energy Generation by Solar Power Plant (13:00)

  • Lecture 18: Monthly Energy Generation of Solar Power Plant in PVWatt (12:00)

Section 5: Selection of Components of 10kW of Solar System and its Datasheets- Part 1

  • Lecture 19: Selection of Inverter and Number of MPPTs (9:00)

  • Lecture 20: Selection of ACDB and DCDB (String Combiner Box) (5:00)

  • Lecture 21: Selection of Solar Net Meter (1:00)

  • Lecture 22: Design Of a DC Cable (12:00)

  • Lecture 23: Design of AC Cable (Armored Cable) (11:00)

Section 6: Design of mounting structure, circuit diagram, BOM Preparation

  • Lecture 24: Design of Mounting Structure (6:19)

  • Lecture 25: Detail Circuit Diagram of 10kW On Grid Rooftop Solar System (7:27)

  • Lecture 26: List of Material required for 10kW Solar Plant Construction (4:00)

  • Lecture 27: Projected Cost of the Project (8:56)

Section 7: 10kW Solar Plant Financial Model Considering 100% Equity and 0% Loan Investment

  • Lecture 28: Formulation of Initial Parameters (11:35)

  • Lecture 29: Profit and Loss Account (11:00)

  • Lecture 30: Tax Calculation (10:00)

  • Lecture 31: Cash Flow Analysis (16:00)

  • Lecture 32: Calculation of Equity turn around, IRR, NPV and Payback Period (7:29)

Section 8: Final Design Report of 10kW of Rooftop Solar System in Word Document

  • Lecture 33: Design Report of 10kW of Rooftop Solar System (21:05)


Course Instructor

Mr. Kiran R. Beldar

Assistant Professor | Mumbai University


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Frequently Asked Questions

When this course will be ready to access for learners?

This course has launched on 5th September 2020, 10 A.M I.S.T and the learners can access it henceforth.

What is the Refund Policy?

Policy: Students are eligible to file a 'Request for Refund' with us within seven days of the course purchase with a maximum course content consumption of 15%. Remember both the criteria should be matched in order to make your refund request successful. After 7 days or exceeding the course content consumption above 15%, you will not be entitled to get any refund from us.

Deductions: There are no deductions on the fees refund, if a student meet the above eligibility criteria. 

Partial Refunds: Unfortunately we do not offer partial refunds as of now

Who is the course Instructor?

Your course instructor is Kiran R. Beldar.

Do I get  Solar Study certificates on course completion?

Yes, you'll get Solar Study course completion certificate upon course completion . 

Are there any pre-requisites for this course?

Yes, there are some but the basics. You should be able to grasp basic electrical terms like, current, voltage, etc. 

Does this course is subjected to a deadline for completion?

No there's is no deadline to complete this course. As it also comes with life-time access.