The class of APS510: Innovative Technologies and Organizations in Global Energy Systems, instructed by Marina Freire-Gormaly (MechE PhD Candidate), toured Toronto Hydro's 36 kWp solar facility at 500 Commissioner St. on November 14.
U of T alumni Yiqun Zhu, P.Eng. (EngSci), Alan Tzung (MSE) and Dejan Graovac (MechE 1T0) from Toronto Hydro gave a scenic tour of the facility. Students were able to see the unique Solyndra thin-film solar panels (which require no tracking device and no snow removal), the inverter and transformer.
Pictured: Alan Tzung, course TA Arnav Jatukaran (MechE MASc candidate), course instructor Marina Freire-Gormaly and the class.