RETScreen® Clean Energy Management Software

The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care is pleased to continue our collaboration with Natural Resources Canada to promote RETScreen® Clean Energy Management Software to Canada’s health services sector.

RETScreen® Version 8.1 just released

Version 8.1 of the RETScreen Clean Energy Management Software platform is now available for download from the RETScreen website. This update has arrived with a number of salient new features to enhance the RETScreen experience!

New benchmark data and visualization tools for off-grid power systems and various modes of transportation (including on- and off-road vehicles, aircraft, marine craft and trains)

New archetypes for transportation, central-grid and off-grid power systems incorporating battery storage; archetypes for military and correctional facilities; update of the user-defined feasibility model and the global GHG emission factors database

New analytics capabilities to prepare non-routine adjustments (e.g. COVID-19); regression analysis using backcasting and chaining techniques; integration of high-resolution and real-time data (hourly or sub-hourly, interval data with direct connection to databases, like SQL), including data visualization and analytics tools such as weekly and daily times series, load duration curve and heat map graphs

New automated portfolio data update feature and new connectors for other data tools with RETScreen Connect; new offsite renewable energy purchase capabilities for portfolio-wide monitoring and tracking; various data analysis, visualization and comparison tool upgrades

  • Integration and update of e-Learning videos
  • Improvements to reporting and custom dashboard tools
  • RETScreen now supports 37 languages including Mongolian

RETScreen Clean Energy Management Software is the property of the Government of Canada. The RETScreen logo is used with permission.