It’s Easy Being Green at SLC!
St Lawrence College is proud to offer a unique cluster of renewable energy academic programs in Energy Systems Engineering Technology, (the first program in Ontario!) Wind Turbine Technician, and Geothermal Technician. These programs are delivered by an experienced faculty that is actively engaged with industry professionals and stakeholders, and provide cutting-edge education for the green careers of tomorrow. Together with these programs, our Sustainable Energy Research Centre, and our implementation of sustainable retrofits to our buildings, St. Lawrence College is leading the way in promoting renewable energy in Canada.
Solar1600 solar panels are being installed on St. Lawrence College's Kingston and Brockville campuses, making ours the largest solar rooftop installation at any post-secondary institution in Canada.
SymposiumSt. Lawrence College's 1st Annual Sustainable Energy Symposium attracted nearly 200 leading industry players, top educators, and visionary government agencies who are positioning Ontario and Canada as the leader in energy innovation in the 21st century.
Going LocalSLC has partnered with Living Cities to launch urban farms on our Brockville and Kingston campuses, providing local organic food to member families in our communities.
ResearchStudents in our Energy Systems Engineering program are working on a collaborative research project with Queen's gathering real-time solar data to learn how the effects of different tilt angles, types of inverters and geographic locations impact solar power generation.