Alternative Energy Trainer


Recommended Skill Levels: High School, Industry, Technical College, University

Learning Topics: Alternative/Green Energy, Solar, Wind

Product Types: Training Equipment

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Alternative Energy Trainer by Amatrol. The Amatrol Alternative Energy Learning System – Wind and Solar includes a mobile workstation with solar PV components, small wind components, multimedia student curriculum, and teacher’s assessment guide. The mobile workstation is equipped with pre-mounted components for easy inventory. Wind turbine and solar panels also allow for outside use with expansion capability for teaching grid-tie and data acquisition. Amatrol also offers alternate workstation configurations for either small wind or solar individually.

Learning Outcomes

With Amatrol’s Alternative Energy Trainer individuals will learn:

  • Safety
  • Solar Panel Operation
  • Solar Panel Performance
  • PV Array Connection
  • Wind Turbine Operation
  • Wind Turbine Performance
  • Wind Turbine Connection
  • Solar/Wind Batteries
  • Charge Controllers
  • Inverters
  • Balance of System Components
  • AC/DC Solar Systems
  • AC/DC Wind Systems
  • Energy Conservation and Demand
  • System Performance

Alternative Energy Trainer Product Details

Each Alternative Energy Trainer workstation includes:

  • Solar PV components
  • Small wind components
  • Multimedia student curriculum
  • Teachers’ assessment guide
  • Pre-mounted components
  • Wind turbine
  • Solar panels

The Alternative Energy Train can be used indoors with sun and wind simulators or outdoors with its detachable solar panel arrays. Clients can use their own external wind and solar sources, roof-top solar panels or wind turbines.

Using components commonly found in residential and commercial environments learners will be prepared for jobs after learning with 850-AEC. Following current practicing trends learners will use the MPPT charge controller that allows communication from an LCD panel by ethernet. Additionally, Amatrol also offers alternate workstation configurations for small wind or solar individually.


eLearning: All Amatrol training systems have interactive, multimedia eLearning courses and modules tied to these learning concepts. This curriculum utilizes text with voiceovers, pictures, videos, stunning 3D animations, interactive quizzes and knowledge checks, pre- and post-quizzes and more. Through partnerships with key industry leaders and leading educators, Amatrol developed the right balance of knowledge to train learners to work in their chosen field.

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