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Vskills certification for Clean Energy Professional assesses the candidate as per the company’s need for assessing, implementing and managing clean energy initiatives. The certification tests the candidates on various areas in climate change, energy resources, energy utilization, environmental aspects, solar radiation basics, different forms of clean energy (solar thermal or photovoltaic, wind, hydropower, geothermal, biomass, oceanic), fuel cells, Closed Rankin Cycle , bio-diesel, ethanol, Gibbs-Helmholtz Equation, hydrogen energy and hybrid energy systems.

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Clean Energy Certification

  1. 1. Certified Clean Energy Professional VS-1134
  2. 2. Certified Clean Energy Professional www.vskills.in CCCCertifiedertifiedertifiedertified Clean Energy ProfessionalClean Energy ProfessionalClean Energy ProfessionalClean Energy Professional Certification CodeCertification CodeCertification CodeCertification Code VS-1134 Vskills certification for Clean Energy Professional assesses the candidate as per the company’s need for assessing, implementing and managing clean energy initiatives. The certification tests the candidates on various areas in climate change, energy resources, energy utilization, environmental aspects, solar radiation basics, different forms of clean energy (solar thermal or photovoltaic, wind, hydropower, geothermal, biomass, oceanic), fuel cells, Closed Rankin Cycle , bio-diesel, ethanol, Gibbs-Helmholtz Equation, hydrogen energy and hybrid energy systems. Why should one take this certification?Why should one take this certification?Why should one take this certification?Why should one take this certification? This Course is intended for professionals and graduates wanting to excel in their chosen areas. It is also well suited for those who are already working and would like to take certification for further career progression. Earning Vskills Clean Energy Professional Certification can help candidate differentiate in today's competitive job market, broaden their employment opportunities by displaying their advanced skills, and result in higher earning potential. Who will benefit from taking this certification?Who will benefit from taking this certification?Who will benefit from taking this certification?Who will benefit from taking this certification? Job seekers looking to find employment in sustainability, CSR or energy departments of various companies, students generally wanting to improve their skill set and make their CV stronger and existing employees looking for a better role can prove their employers the value of their skills through this certification. TestTestTestTest DetailsDetailsDetailsDetails • Duration:Duration:Duration:Duration: 60 minutes • No. of questions:No. of questions:No. of questions:No. of questions: 50 • Maximum marks:Maximum marks:Maximum marks:Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%) There is no negative marking in this module. Fee StructureFee StructureFee StructureFee Structure Rs. 4,000/- (Includes all taxes) Companies that hire VskillsCompanies that hire VskillsCompanies that hire VskillsCompanies that hire Vskills Clean Energy ProfessionalClean Energy ProfessionalClean Energy ProfessionalClean Energy Professional Clean Energy Professionals are in great demand. Companies specializing in clean energy or consulting are constantly hiring skilled Clean Energy Professionals. Various public and private companies also need Clean Energy Professionals for their sustainability, CSR or energy departments.
  3. 3. Certified Clean Energy Professional www.vskills.in Table of ContentsTable of ContentsTable of ContentsTable of Contents 1.1.1.1. Energy Resources and TheirEnergy Resources and TheirEnergy Resources and TheirEnergy Resources and Their UtilizationUtilizationUtilizationUtilization 1.1 Basics 1.2 Conservation and Forms of Energy 1.3 Electric Energy form Conventional Sources 1.4 Nuclear Power 1.5 Energy Reserves of India 1.6 Hydroelectric Power Potential 1.7 India's Power Scene 1.8 Renewable Energy Sources 1.9 Energy Parameters 1.10 Cogeneration 1.11 Rational Use of Energy 1.12 Energy Efficiency and Conservation 1.13 New technologies 1.14 Distributed Energy Systems and Dispersed Generation 2.2.2.2. Environmental Aspects of Electric Energy GenerationEnvironmental Aspects of Electric Energy GenerationEnvironmental Aspects of Electric Energy GenerationEnvironmental Aspects of Electric Energy Generation 2.1 Atmospheric Pollution 2.2 Hydrocarbons 2.3 Particulates (Fly Ash) 2.4 Thermal Pollution 2.5 Hydroelectric Projects 2.6 Operational Phase of Hydropower Projects 2.7 Nuclear Power Generation and Environment 2.8 Operational Safety in Nuclear Power Plants 2.9 Disposal of Nuclear Waste 2.10 Global Environmental Awareness 2.11 Impact of Renewable Energy Generation on Environment 2.12 GHG Emissions form Various Energy Sources 2.13 Cost of Electricity Production form Different Energy Sources 2.14 Electromagnetic Radiation form Extra High Voltage (EHV) Overhead lines 2.15 Energy Options for Indian Economy 3.3.3.3. Solar Radiation and its MeasurementSolar Radiation and its MeasurementSolar Radiation and its MeasurementSolar Radiation and its Measurement 3.1 A Perspective 3.2 Solar Constant 3.3 Spectral Distribution of Extraterrestrial Radiation 3.4 Terrestrial Solar Radiation 3.5 Solar Radiation Geometry 3.6 Empirical Equation for Estimating the Availability of Solar Radiations 3.7 Solar Radiation Measurements 3.8 Solar Radiation Data for India
  4. 4. Certified Clean Energy Professional www.vskills.in 4.4.4.4. Solar Thermal Energy CollectorsSolar Thermal Energy CollectorsSolar Thermal Energy CollectorsSolar Thermal Energy Collectors 4.1 Flat-Plate Collector 4.2 Effect of Design Parameters on Performance 4.3 Laws of Thermal Radiation 4.4 Radiation Heat Transfer between Real Bodies 4.5 Radiation Optics 4.6 Transmissivity of the Cover System 4.7 Performance Analysis of a Liquid Flat -plate Collector 4.8 Solar Concentrating Collectors 4.9 Thermodynamic Limits to Concentration 4.10 Performance Analysis of Cylindrical Parabolic Collector 4.11 Compound Parabolic Concentrator (CPC) 4.12 Tracking CPC and Solar Swing 4.13 Performance Analysis of CPC 4.14 Solar Thermal Energy Storage 5.5.5.5. Solar Thermal Energy Conversion SystemsSolar Thermal Energy Conversion SystemsSolar Thermal Energy Conversion SystemsSolar Thermal Energy Conversion Systems 5.1 Solar Water Heating 5.2 Solar Distillation 5.3 Liquid Bath Solar Wax Melter 5.4 Heating of Swimming Pool by Solar Energy 5.5 Thermodynamic Cycles and Solar Plants 5.6 Combined Cycle Power Plant 5.7 Solar Thermal Power Plant 5.8 Central Receives Power Plants 5.9 Solar Ponds 5.10 Solar Pumping Systems 5.11 Solar Air Heaters 5.12 Solar Crop Drying 5.13 Solar Kilns 5.14 Solar Cookers 5.15 Energy Efficient Buildings 5.16 Solar Passive Techniques 5.17 Solar Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration 5.18 Solar Greenhouses 5.19 Solar Furnace and Applications 5.20 KW Solar Furnace with Multiple Heliostat 6.6.6.6. SolarSolarSolarSolar PhotovoltaicPhotovoltaicPhotovoltaicPhotovoltaic SystemSystemSystemSystem 6.1 Semiconductor Materials and Doping 6.2 Photon Energy 6.3 Fermi Level 6.4 Photovoltaic Effect 6.5 Efficiency Effect 6.6 Limits to Cell Efficiency 6.7 Semiconductor Materials for Solar Cells
  5. 5. Certified Clean Energy Professional www.vskills.in 6.8 Solar Photovoltaic System (SPS) 6.9 Standards for SPV 6.10 Application of PV System 6.11 PV Hybrid System 6.12 Solar Electricity in Sagar Island 6.13 Grid Interactive Solar PV Power System 6.14 Solar Power Plant Using a Satellite 6.15 Plastic Solar Cells with Nanotechnology 6.16 Peltier Cooling 6.17 Solar Photovoltaics in India 6.18 Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) 7.7.7.7. Wind EnergyWind EnergyWind EnergyWind Energy 7.1 Historical Development 7.2 Classification of Wind Turbines 7.3 Types of Rotors 7.4 Terms Used in Wind Energy 7.5 Aerodynamic Operation of Wind Turbines 7.6 Wind Energy Extraction 7.7 Extraction of Wind Turbine Power 7.8 Wind Characteristics 7.9 Mean Wind Speed and Energy Estimation 7.10 Power Density Duration Curve 7.11 Weibull Probability Density Function 7.12 Field Data Analysis 7.13 Annual Percentage Frequency Distribution of wind Speed 7.14 Direction of Wind and Wind rose Data 7.15 Calculation for Air Density 7.16 Variation of Wind Speed with Elevation 7.17 Energy Pattern Factor in Wind Power Studies 7.18 Land for Wind Energy 7.19 Design of Wind Turbine Rotor 7.20 Design of Regulating System for Rotor 7.21 Wind Power Generation Curve 7.22 Sub-systems of a Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine Generator 7.23 Modes of Wind Power Generation 7.24 Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Energy System 8.8.8.8. Wind Energy FarmsWind Energy FarmsWind Energy FarmsWind Energy Farms 8.1 Wind Resource Surveys 8.2 Assessment of Wind Availability from Meteorological Data 8.3 Estimation of Wind Energy Potential 8.4 Wind Resource Assessment in India 8.5 Selection of Optimum Wind Energy Generator (WEG) 8.6 Grid Interfacing of a Wind Farm 8.7 Methods of Grid Connection
  6. 6. Certified Clean Energy Professional www.vskills.in 8.8 Grid System and Properties 8.9 Capacity of Wind Farms for Penetration into Grid 8.10 Microprocessor-Based Control System for Wind Farms 8.11 Economics of Wind Farms 9.9.9.9. Small HydropowerSmall HydropowerSmall HydropowerSmall Hydropower 9.1 Power Equation 9.2 Classification of Small Hydropower (SHP) Stations 9.3 Classification of Water Turbines 9.4 Impulse Turbines 9.5 Specific Speed 9.6 Range of Application of Various Types of Turbines for a Small Hydro Project 9.7 Civil Works for Small Hydropower Facilities 9.8 Major Components of Small Hydropower Projects 9.9 Low-Head Small Hydro Projects 9.10 Electric Generators 9.11 Examples of Small Hydro-electric Project Installation with Unique Features 9.12 Global Scenario of Small Hydro 10.10.10.10. Geothermal EnergyGeothermal EnergyGeothermal EnergyGeothermal Energy 10.1 Structure of the Earth's Interior 10.2 Plate Tectonic Theory 10.3 Geothermal Sites, Earthquakes and Volcanoes 10.4 Geothermal Field 10.5 Geothermal Gradients 10.6 Geothermal Resources 10.7 Geothermal Power Generation 10.8 Geothermal-Preheat Hybrid with Conventional Plant 10.9 Identification of Geothermal Resources in India 10.10 Utilization of Geothermal Energy 10.11 Global Status of Electricity Generation form Geothermal Resources 10.12 Advantages of Geothermal Energy 11.11.11.11. Electrical PowerElectrical PowerElectrical PowerElectrical Power GenerationGenerationGenerationGeneration by Ocean Energyby Ocean Energyby Ocean Energyby Ocean Energy 11.1 Tidal Characteristics 11.2 Tidal Range 11.3 Tidal Energy Estimation 11.4 Energy Potential Estimation for a Tidal Power Project 11.5 Energy and Power in a Double Cycle System 11.6 Yearly Power Generation form Tidal Plants 11.7 Development of a Tidal Power scheme 11.8 Important Components of a Tidal Power Plant 11.9 Grid Interfacing of Tidal Power 11.10 Advantage and Disadvantage of Tidal Power 11.11 Tidal Power Development in India 11.12 Economics of Tidal Power
  7. 7. Certified Clean Energy Professional www.vskills.in 11.13 Introduction to Wave Energy 11.14 Factors Affecting Wave Energy 11.15 Wave Energy Resources and Potential of Indian Coast 11.16 Wave Power Data 11.17 Wave Area for Determining Energy 11.18 Mathematical Analysis of Wave Energy 11.19 Wave Energy Conversion 11.20 Principle of Wave Energy 11.21 Wave Energy Conversion Machines 11.22 Wave Power Development in India 11.23 Six Zones of Indian Coastline 11.24 Test Facility 11.25 Economics 11.26 Introduction to Thermal Energy Conversion 11.27 Working Principle-OTEC 11.28 Closed Rankin Cycle or Anderson Closed Cycle OTEC System 11.29 Efficiency of Closed Cycle OTEC System 11.30 Thermoelectric 11.31 Location of OTEC Plants 11.32 Application of OTEC 11.33 Global development of OTEC Plants 11.34 Development of OTEC in India 12.12.12.12. Biomass EnergyBiomass EnergyBiomass EnergyBiomass Energy 12.1 Biomass Resources 12.2 Bio-fuels 12.3 Biogas 12.4 Producer Gas 12.5 Liquid Fuel (Ethanol) 12.6 Biomass Conversion Technologies 12.7 Biochemical Conversion 12.8 Biomass Gasification 12.9 Biogas 12.10 Biogas Plants 12.11 Energy Recovery form Urban Waste 12.12 Power Generation form Liquid Waste 12.13 Biomass Cogeneration 12.14 Ethanol form Biomass 12.15 Bio-diesel and Bio-fuel Petrol 12.16 Biomass Resource Development in India 12.17 Future of Biomass Energy in India 12.18 Global Scene 12.19 Environmental Benefits
  8. 8. Certified Clean Energy Professional www.vskills.in 13.13.13.13. Fuel CellsFuel CellsFuel CellsFuel Cells 13.1 Principle of Operation of an Acidic Fuel Cell 13.2 Technical Parameter of a Fuel Cell 13.3 Hydrogen for Fuel Cells from Renewable Sources 13.4 Met hand (Methyl Alcohol) Fuel Cell 13.5 Fuel Cell Types 13.6 Advantages of Fuel Cell Power Plants 13.7 Comparison between Acidic and Alkaline 13.8 State-of-the-Art-Fuel Cells 13.9 Energy Output of a Fuel Cell 13.10 Efficiency and EMF of a Fuel Cell 13.11 Gibbs-Helmholtz Equation 13.12 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Analysis with Thermodynamic Potentials 13.13 Comparison of Electrolysis and the Fuel Cell Process 13.14 Operating Characteristics of Fuel Cell 13.15 Thermal Efficiency of a Fuel Cells 13.16 Future Potential of Fuel Cells 14.14.14.14. Hydrogen Energy SystemHydrogen Energy SystemHydrogen Energy SystemHydrogen Energy System 14.1 Emergence of Hydrogen 14.2 Hydrogen Perforation 14.3 Cost Analysis and Applications of Hydrogen 14.4 Hydrogen Storage 14.5 Hydrogen Storage Using Nano-crystalline Magnesium-based Nickel Hydride 14.6 Development of Hydrogen Cartridge 14.7 National Hydrogen Energy Board 14.8 Economics of Hydrogen Fuel and Its Use 14.9 Liquid Hydrogen Turbo pump for Rocket Engine 14.10 Gas Hydrate 15.15.15.15. HybridHybridHybridHybrid Energy SystemsEnergy SystemsEnergy SystemsEnergy Systems 15.1 Need or Hybrid Systems 15.2 Types of Hybrid Systems 15.3 Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles 15.4 Hydrogen-Powered Electric Vehicles 16.16.16.16. Environment, Energy and GlobalEnvironment, Energy and GlobalEnvironment, Energy and GlobalEnvironment, Energy and Global ClimateClimateClimateClimate ChangeChangeChangeChange 16.1 Environmental Studies-A Multidisciplinary Approach 16.2 Environment 16.3 Biogeochemical Cycles 16.4 Ecological Pyramids 16.5 Ecosystem 16.6 Food Chain 16.7 Ten Per Cent Law 16.8 Terrestrial Ecosystems 16.9 Pollution
  9. 9. Certified Clean Energy Professional www.vskills.in 16.10 Air Pollution 16.11 Water Pollution 16.12 Ground Water Depletion 16.13 Soil Pollution 16.14 Global Change 16.15 Climate Change 16.16 Adverse Effects of Global Warming 16.17 Sensitivity Adaptability and Vulnerability 16.18 Prominent Climate Change Vulnerability and Impacts in India 16.19 Global Warming Potential 16.20 Forest Resources of India 16.21 Ecological Succession 16.22 Biodiversity 16.23 Population Growth
  10. 10. Certified Clean Energy Professional www.vskills.in Sample QuestionsSample QuestionsSample QuestionsSample Questions 1.1.1.1. Which of the following is a nonrenewable energy resource?Which of the following is a nonrenewable energy resource?Which of the following is a nonrenewable energy resource?Which of the following is a nonrenewable energy resource? A. Solar B. Solar C. Hydroelectric D. Coal 2222.... The amount of oil that may beThe amount of oil that may beThe amount of oil that may beThe amount of oil that may become available for use is called oil ________.come available for use is called oil ________.come available for use is called oil ________.come available for use is called oil ________. A. Reserves B. Reservoirs C. Resources D. Traps 3333.... A coal deposit that is not economical to mine today would be considered part ofA coal deposit that is not economical to mine today would be considered part ofA coal deposit that is not economical to mine today would be considered part ofA coal deposit that is not economical to mine today would be considered part of our __________ .our __________ .our __________ .our __________ . A. Coal reserves B. Coal resources C. Coal reservoirs D. None of these 4444.... What is the leading source of energy used in the United States today?What is the leading source of energy used in the United States today?What is the leading source of energy used in the United States today?What is the leading source of energy used in the United States today? A. Coal B. Oil resources C. Natural gas D. Nuclear power 5555.... The first oil well was drilled in the United States in ________.The first oil well was drilled in the United States in ________.The first oil well was drilled in the United States in ________.The first oil well was drilled in the United States in ________. A. 1829 B. 1859 C. 1929 D. 1959 Answers: 1 (D), 2 (C), 3 (B), 4 (B), 5 (B)

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