Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Division


Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Division members are professionals who are currently involved in the areas of energy efficiency and renewable energy. Division members are often leading the execution of energy efficiency measures and the transition to renewable energy.

The Division’s purpose is to advance all aspects of renewable energy engineering and energy efficiency, both on the demand and supply sides for supporting sustainable clean energy. The primary focus includes energy generation and storage, and energy efficiency, in context of the Paris Accord, which limits global warming to 2 degrees Celsius with a target of 1.5 degrees.

Learn how to Become a Member of the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Division
Find related Division Resources
Apply for the Division Think Green Student Award

Current Division Executive

Listed below are the names and positions for the current Division Executive.

Position Name
Chair Dale Goudie, P.Eng.
Vice Chair Nelson Lee, P.Eng. 
Past Chair Dr. Mahda Jahromi, P.Eng.
Secretary Jonathan Dearden, EIT
Treasurer Andreas Poelzl, P.Eng.
Member at Large Ebrahim Saeidi, P.Eng.
Member at Large Edward Styles, EIT
Member at Large Barry Allen, P.Eng.
Member at Large Dr. Cheney Chen, P.Eng.
Member at Large Leya Behra, P.Eng. 
Member at Large Steven Faltas, P.Eng.
Member at Large Malcolm Metcalfe, P.Eng.

Become a Member

Membership Fees:

What Amount
Division Members: Professional registrants (P.Eng., P.Geo., P.L.Eng., P.L.Geo.) of Engineers and Geoscientists BC in good standing. Free (for 2023 only, typically $26.25)
Division Associate Members: Engineers and Geoscientists BC trainees (EIT, GIT), students, and applicants. Free (for 2023 only, typically $15.75)
Division Affiliate Members: Registrants of another professional association outside of Engineers and Geoscientists BC. Free (for 2023 only, typically $26.25)

Only division members and associate members may vote or hold executive positions. All members receive discounts on division-sponsored events.

How to Register

To register, please visit Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Division Registration (you will be prompted to login with your 6-digit user ID and password).

Think Green Student Award

The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Division is pleased to offer a new $3,000 award aimed at recognizing engineering student team projects or studies that have contributed to energy efficiency improvements or renewable energy deployment. The Think Green Student Award will be granted to a project team whose selected project or study demonstrates excellence in ingenuity within the fields of energy efficiency or renewable energy involving new, innovative, or unique applications of technologies.

Learn More


If you have an interesting suggestion for a tour or a presentation idea, the Division would like to hear from you. Please contact the Communications Coordinator with your ideas.

Upcoming Events

Date Event
TBD No upcoming events


To join the discussion, please visit: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy LinkedIn Group. Division members are encouraged to share relevant articles, local events, code and standards updates, and technology advancements.


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