Solar and Wind Energy Electric System Introduction

Course Description

Instructor: Svend De bruyn

The Solar and Wind Energy Electric System Introduction workshop is designed to introduce participants to the criteria for the selection of a solar electric (photovoltaic) or wind energy system.

Participants will explore the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy, including: theory, siting and site selection, components, best practices, costing, and a summary of Ontario’s photovoltaic Micro-FIT incentive program. The instructor will also be conducting a tour of photovoltaic and wind energy demonstrations located on site.

Please note: 

  • All participants are advised to dress according to the weather, as a portion of this workshop will take place outdoors.
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Who Should Attend?

This course suitable for anyone involved or interested in the design, best practices and construction of Solar and Wind Energy Electric Systems.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the photovoltaic and wind energy fundamentals including: theory, siting and site selection, components, best practices and costing
  2. Discuss Ontario’s photovoltaic Micro-FIT incentive program

Additional Information:

Your workshop will take place in the Off Grid Learning Centre. Download the location map for your additional reference.

IECA members are eligible to receive a 10% discount on registration. To register at this discounted price please contact Amanda Slaght at aslaght@trca.on.ca and provide your IECA member ID for membership confirmation.

Are you interested in attending our Off Grid and Emergency Back Up Systems workshop on Sunday, November 19? All Solar and Wind Energy course participants are eligible to receive the discounted registration rate of $100, plus tax. To take advantage of this offer, please use coupon code “ALTENERGY17“.

For more information about this workshop, please contact Amanda Slaght at aslaght@trca.on.ca.

TRCA HST Registration number is 10808 8584 RT001