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.
Northwind Solutions Group
Date: September 27 2017, 11 am - 1 pm
Location: 1315 North Service Road E., Ste 303, Oakville, ON L6H 1A7
Northwind Solutions Group is an established leader in the business of monitoring, analyzing and maintaining renewable energy assets and maximizing performance and clean power reliability.
Keeping things running smoothly is paramount to any organization's bottom line, with power generation often being especially complicated and sensitive. Join Women in Renewable Energy - WiRE on September 27th from 11am to 1pm for a tour of Northwind’s offices and control room, where we will learn about their risk management minded approach to operations & maintenance of solar and wind farms. Lunch is included.
$25 includes technical presentation, control room tour and networking lunch
Registration: REGISTER HERE!
PCL Southgate Solar Farm
Date: October 11, 2017 9:30 am-2:00 pm
Location: 2085 Hurontario Street #400 Mississauga, ON L5A 4G1
Join WiRE and PCL for a day of learning on October 11th from 9:30am to 3:00pm. We will meet at PCL Toronto District's office and as a group, travel to the Southgate Solar Farm. A tour of the farm will be followed by lunch and a presentation before heading back to PCL's office. Lunch and transportation is provided.
PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centres. Backed by PCL’s 110-year legacy, and with more than three decades of experience in Southwestern Ontario’s dynamic construction market, the Toronto office is PCL’s largest district with more than 500 of the construction industry’s most talented professionals and an annual construction volume of more than $1.0B.
Learn about PCL’s Renewable Energy team, a dedicated group of construction professionals providing clients with quality energy solutions designed to power the future. Backed by an unparalleled depth of resources, the Renewable Energy team has constructed and/or is constructing over 344 MW AC (470 MW DC) of solar with a value of $660M in Ontario, most of which is for satisfied repeat clients. Through extensive experience in the EPC delivery method, we are able to provide a single source contract to clients, minimizing administration processes, and maximizing the efficiency and quality of the finished installed product, which typically translates into faster revenue generation.
9:30AM | Meet at PCL Toronto District's office, leave for Southgate Solar Sarm
11:00AM - 12:00PM | Tour of Southgate Solar Farm
12:00PM - 1:30PM | Lunch & Presentation
3:00PM | Return to PCL Toronto District's office
Registration: REGISTER HERE!
Once purchased, there are no refunds for Field Trips but registrations can be transferred for another attendee.
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