Clean Energy Project Analysis with RETScreen Expert
November 21-22, Calgary, Alberta

Using RETScreen® Expert software to tackle hands-on case studies, in this 2-day course, building/facility operators, equipment/service providers, and clean energy proponents will learn:

Case study topics selected from:

Venue and Time:

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
3608-33 Street N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2L2A6
Transit: LRT Brentwood Station
Parking: Free parking at the front of the building and paid parking along the road directly in front of the building

Included with course:

  • Lunch & coffee
  • 3-month subscription to RETScreen Expert, a value of $225
  • Assistance following course
  • Certificate of completion (14 hours of professional development)

To bring to the course:

Laptop running Windows with RETScreen Expert installed (download link and license will be sent)


$795 plus GST
minus applicable incentives worth up to $385

Training incentives available:

  • $150 off for Alberta residents (Energy Efficiency Alberta): Incentives are available to residents of Alberta to learn new skills and develop their technical capacity across a variety of subjects in energy efficiency. Attendees of selected RER Energy Inc. courses will receive up to 20% off, with the incentive being applied directly at the time of course registration.
  • $80 off for E Pro Network members: You may be eligible for an additional incentive from Energy Efficiency Alberta; email to find out.
  • $75 off for members of Decentralised Energy Canada (DEC): RER Energy offers this discount to DEC members only. Find out more about DEC membership benefits.
  • $80 off when you register for INTEGRATION: Register for both INTEGRATION and RETScreen training and receive an additional $80 off the RETScreen course and $150 off the INTEGRATION course.


Michael Ross has been teaching RETScreen courses since 2001. In addition, he has developed many case studies, contributed to the RETScreen e-Textbook, supplied input cost data for RETScreen Expert, and validated various RETScreen releases. He developed many of the training videos on NRCan's RETScreen Youtube channel. He has taught RETScreen courses, in both English and French, across Canada, and in the USA, France, Ecuador, Mali, Morocco, Somalia, and Zambia, reaching well over a thousand people.

Michael has been working in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency since 1995, including employment with NRCan’s photovoltaic research laboratory, a wind energy consulting firm, and the Helsinki University of Technology (Aalto University) in Finland. Since 2003 he has been principal of RER Energy Inc. Michael holds a Bachelor of Applied Sciences degree (Systems Design Engineering) from the University of Waterloo.


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