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The Opportunity for Marine Energy in Canada, VENNDesign October 2018 SWITCH Open Meeting

  • 05 Oct 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Innovation Park (945 Princess Street)


Join Kingston's sustainable energy community at this free meeting featuring a presentation by a sustainable energy expert, introductions, sector news, networking, and refreshments. Bring your own mug.

Scheduled Presenter: 

 Venn Design Solutions Inc.

VENNDesign Solutions, David Vandermeer and Chris Offshack

The Opportunity for Marine Energy in Canada

  • Outline of the current status of marine energy roll-out in Canada
  • Review the main technology types, and their strengths
  • Analyse Canada’s position in the global marine energy market

Venn Design Solutions is an Ontario-based design services company specializing in renewable energy solutions, with a wide breadth of experience across multiple disciplines.

David Vandermeer is a partner at Venn Design Solutions, with over 30 years of experience in the design and analysis of renewable energy generation and storage technologies. David has worked on many different products ranging from small-scale wind turbines – both vertical and horizontal axis, ruggedized solar+storage solutions for the US Army, and even high-performance power solutions currently in use on the International Space Station.

Chris Offshack is an associate at Venn Design Solutions, and a part-time professor at St Lawrence College. Chris’s expertise ranges from a deep understanding of wind turbine generator design and optimised power transmission, to high-reliability IIOT/SCADA solutions. Chris is a graduate of Penn State University who has worked across the globe, and is very familiar with product development for multi-market compliance.

For more information visit VENNDesign Solutions website.

Presentation link:  The Opportunity for Marine Energy in Canada

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