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 main 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.

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Current Division Executive

Names, positions, and contact information for the current Division Executive.

Name Position
Leya Behra, P.Eng. Chair
Dr. Mahda Jahromi, P.Eng. Vice Chair
Seamus Frain, P.Eng. Past Chair
Dale Goudie, P.Eng. Secretary/Treasurer
Adrienne Patterson, EIT Communications
Dr. Abbas Nikbakht, EIT Events Coordinator
Nelson Lee, P.Eng. Member at Large
James Allen, P.Eng. Member at Large

Become a Member

Membership Fees:

What Amount
Division Members: Registered members (P.Eng., P.Geo.) and licensees (Eng.L., Geo.L.) of Engineers and Geoscientists BC in good standing. $26.25
Division Associate Members: Engineers and Geoscientists BC EITs, GITs, students, applicants and provisional members. $15.75
Division Affiliate Members: Members of another professional association outside of Engineers and Geoscientists BC. $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).


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

Previous Events

Date Event
November 19, 2020 Division AGM
October 23, 2020 Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Stream at the 2020 Engineers and Geoscientists BC Virtual Annual Conference
  • Plan for Net Zero: Direct Air Capture
  • Modelling for a Warmer Climate
  • Implementing CleanBC - How to Optimize our Impact on Energy and Emissions 
  • The Future of Solar and Storage
May 25, 2020 Webinar: Putting a Building into Rest Mode


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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