E108-01 Renewable Energy Training

E108-01 Renewable Energy Training
Understanding the technology solutions needed for a sustainable future

Trainer: Steven Law, P. Eng.

Course Description:

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. Notebook, pen/pencil and calculator are recommended. Photo shooting is not allowed during training.

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


No prerequisites for Renewable Energy

Who Should Attend:

  • Government officials (municipal and regional)
  • Major energy users (commercial, industrial, institutional)
  • Consulting engineers / Energy and sustainability consultants
  • Developers (buildings, energy projects)
  • Energy managers
  • Renewable energy technology OEMs
  • Investment analysts in the sustainability / renewable energy sector


If you are employed, your employer could receive a grant to cover up to 5/6 of the costs of your training. Please call 416-855-2680 or email rachel@rwinstitute.ca for details.

Please arrive before 9:00 am at our Training Centre:

Resilient World Institute Training Centre
5 Shields Court Unit 108
Markham, ON   L3R 0G3

You will be provided with all course materials (a binder) at the beginning of the training session

Full day training includes lunch and refreshments as well as free parking

Please contact us if you wish to change the name of the person on your registration, update your registration information, notify us about any dietary restrictions or other needs if you didn’t so when you registered: 416-855-2680 or training@rwinstitute.ca

Cancellation & Refund Policy: