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To introduce the RETScreen Power Project Model and train participants on how to properly use the software to assess the technical & financial viability of various types of power generation technologies and applications.


The RETScreen Clean Energy Project Analysis Software can be used to evaluate various types of Power Projects. It permits analysis with a wide range of renewable and conventional (fossil) fuels (which can be used in parallel), including wind; hydro; solar; landfill gas; biomass; bagasse; biodiesel; biogas; hydrogen; natural gas; oil/diesel; coal; municipal waste, etc.

Course Outline

This intermediate-level course will provide intensive instruction on RETScreen's Power Project Model, including:
  • Overview of power project analysis
  • Gas turbine & reciprocating engine project analysis
  • Wind power project analysis
  • Hydro power project analysis
  • Photovoltaic power project analysis
  • Multiple power technology project analysis
  • Hands-on completion of project templates and case studies

Target Audience

Course participants typically include engineers, architects, scientists and technicians who have already used RETScreen for a particular technology or application, but who would like to expand and deepen their knowledge of the Power Project Model, as well as learn helpful tips-and-tricks to strengthen their analyses.


A university or college degree in a technical or analytical field, or equivalent experience.

Duration: 3 days

Cost: $1,499 + sales tax

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