Urban Decarbonization & Renewable Energy - Resilient World Institute

  • 15 Dec 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 5 Shields Court, Unit 108



E108 Urban Decarbonization, Renewable Energy & Energy Storage

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 selected from local and international projects will be used to describe how the technologies are deployed in a practical way. Relevant government regulations, including Ontario’s 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. Notebook, pen/pencil and calculator are recommended. Photo shooting is not allowed during training.

Introduction to renewable energy and energy storage fundamentals – including units of measure and electric power 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 micro-hydro

Energy storage technology overview – including pumped hydro, batteries, hydrogen, flywheels, compressed air and thermal heating/cooling

Q & A

Professional Development Credit Hours: CEUs: 1.4 , PDHs: 14Trainer: Steven Law, P.Eng.: Steven is a recognized expert on both renewable energy and energy storage technologies and regulatory 

issues related to renewable energy in Ontario. Steven’s professional profile

For more information about this course please visit: www.RWInstitute.ca/e108


For more information about Resilient World Institute please contact:

Leon Wasser, MBA, P.Eng., Director, School of Energy, Resilient World Institute

Leon@RWInstitute.ca, (416) 473-4614 www.RWInstitute.ca/energy

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