With the goal of increasing our members' literacy across a wide range of applications related to renewable energy, WiRE field trips offer the opportunity to learn about technologies, projects, companies and associations that participate in the Ontario power sector.


Everyone welcome - All WiRE Field trips are open to men and women.

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Northern Transformers Site Visit & Presentation

Northern Transformer’s new Maple Ontario manufacturing facility comprises of 90,000 sq. ft. factory space with another 15,000 sq. ft. of office space for engineering and customer support. Northern Transformer’s primary focus is the design and manufacture of liquid filled Power Transformers, Grounding Transformers and Specialty Transformers ranging from 500kVA to 115MVA with a maximum primary voltage of 160kV (650 BIL). Transformers are either custom designed to meet a client’s unique needs, or built to CSA C88, ANSI C57, or IEC standards. www.northerntransformer.com

Cost: $25 + taxes
Programming includes technical and business presentations by Alexei Miecznikowski, CEO and Colin Mark, VP Sales and Marketing including basic understanding of how transformers are designed and manufactured; facilities tour; and networking coffee break

DATE: March 23, 2108, 2:30 - 4:30 pm
LOCATION: 245 McNaughton Rd. E., Maple, ON, L6A 4P5
REGISTER HERE

Once purchased, there are no refunds for Field Trips but registrations can be transferred for another attendee.


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Kinectrics Site Visit & Tour

Kinectrics (http://www.kinectrics.com/) is a leading testing, inspection, certification and consulting company with over 25 unique laboratory and testing facilities. They provide independent third party testing services to qualify new products on behalf of customers, utilities and manufacturers to a variety of internationally recognized standards. They also perform commissioning tests in the field and failure investigations/forensics in the lab to help clients understand modes of failure on components used in the power industry. The tour will be of particular interest to members of the energy sector that require testing/consulting.

Cost: $25 + taxes
Programming includes plant tour, presentations by several Kinectrics team members and lunch

DATE: April 10, 2108, 10 am - 1 pm
LOCATION: 800 Kipling Avenue, Unit 2, Toronto, ON M8Z 5G5
REGISTER HERE

Once purchased, there are no refunds for Field Trips but registrations can be transferred for another attendee.


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Morgan Solar Site Visit & Tour

Morgan Solar's goal is making unsubsidized solar energy competitive with traditional sources of generation by pioneering market-disruptive products. Visit their head office to learn about the company and tour the Morgan Solar factory and outdoor solar test field.  You'll hear their design philosophy, lessons learned, market entry strategies and more. http://morgansolar.com/about/

SAVE THE DATE: TBA
LOCATION: 100 Symes Road, Toronto, ON M6N 0A8
REGISTRATION: COMING SOON

Once purchased, there are no refunds for Field Trips but registrations can be transferred for another attendee.


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