Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy at Kortright

 

The Kortright Centre offers one of Canada's largest educational demonstrations of renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies. Some of the renewable energy activities that you can take part in include:

Innovation Trail

Kcc Energy-11The Innovation Trail is a 1.6-kilometre trail that features one of Canada's largest educational demonstrations of renewable energy and energy efficient technologies. The demonstrations and innovative programs offered at the Kortright Centre can provide you with the inspiration and knowledge to help you make informed decisions about important technology and lifestyle choices to reduce your impact on the natural environment.

Demonstrations along the trail include:

  • Eight kilowatts of grid-connected photovoltaic systems
  • 500 watts of remote photovoltaic systems
  • Canada's first roof-mounted grid-connected photovoltaic system
  • Canada's first solar shingle roof system
  • 120 watt solar water pumping system
  • 10 kilowatt grid connected wind turbine
  • 50 and 400 watt small wind turbines
  • Three solar hot water heating demonstrations
  • Hybrid popular plantation