Mr Fredrick Kariithi, an MSc. Student at the Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology gave a seminar on “Solar Energy Technology and Applications” on Friday 30 June 2017. Mr Fredrick was passing knowledge from an online course he had undertaken through the funding of International Science Program (ISP). Fredrick together with Linda Karea (also a Msc. Student at INST) were trained for a Galileo Master Certificate from the European Energy Centre which is a package consisting of 3 renewable energy courses. Fredrick and Linda undertook the courses: solar photovoltaics, solar water heating and electrics for renewables.
His seminar covered topics ranging from the solar radiation spectrum, solar radiation measurements, current-voltage characteristics, technological development and price trends of photovoltaics, photovoltaic installation, maintenance, safety among many others.
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