Resilient World Institute: E108 Renewable Energy Training

  • 26 Mar 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • One Hub, 205 Torbay Rd. #4 , Markham, ON, L3R 3W4

Resilient World Institute

E108 Renewable Energy Training

March 26, 2019

This course will provide participants with an overview of renewable energy and energy storage technologies. Applications will include power generation, combined heat and power, and thermal heating and cooling. Real world case studies will be used to describe how the technologies are deployed in a practical way. Relevant government regulations, including Ontario’s new Environmental Activity Sector Registry will be discussed with considerations for Licensed Engineering Practitioners. Off-grid applications will be reviewed for remote northern communities and mining sites. No laptop is required for this course. 

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to renewable energy fundamentals – including units of measure and electric grid basics
  • Overview of renewable energy in Ontario – understanding where we are and how we got here
  • Government policies, regulations and guidelines – including REA, EASR and net metering
  • Renewable energy technology overview – including wind turbines, solar (PV and thermal), bioenergy, ground and air source heat pumps, energy from waste and microhydro
  • Energy storage technology overview – including pumped hydro, batteries, hydrogen, flywheels, compressed air and thermal heating/cooling
  • Q & A

GRANT AVAILABILITY: If you are employed, your employer could receive a grant to cover up to 5/6 of the costs of your training. Apply for grant here prior to course registration

Contact: Leon Wasser, MBA, P.Eng., Resilient World Institute (416) 473-4614