Off Grid and Emergency Back Up System

Organized/Hosted by: 
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Event Date(s): 
Sunday, November 19, 2017


The Living City Campus at Kortright
9520 Pine Valley Drive

The Off Grid and Emergency Back Up Systems workshop connects the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy production with the components required for back up systems for off-grid systems or emergency back up energy systems for homes. 

The topics covered in this course include charge controllers, batteries, inverters and generators, and are applicable to battery-based back-up power systems. In the afternoon, participants will assemble the components of a small cabin sized system as a practicum.. 

Please note: 

  • A Solar and Wind Energy course, or training equivalent, is a required prerequisite for taking this course. 
  • 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.

Location: The Living City Campus at Kortright (9550 Pine Valley Drive, Woodbridge, ON L4L 1A6). Your workshop will take place in the Archetype Sustainable House (A). A location map is attached below for your additional reference.

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