About Us – Investors

About Us

AI Renewable is a privately held company that structures flow-through limited partnerships to finance clean and renewable energy projects that help to reduce both energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions in Canada.

The limited partnership is an attractive investment for high net worth investors seeking tax deductions and a stable dividend income, while providing all of the financing necessary to develop and install clean and renewable energy projects into our customer’s facilities.  Our customers benefit from discounted energy prices, with no up-front costs.

Our Mission

We are committed to providing a platform for progressive, efficient energy systems, by identifying and financing projects that lower energy costs and reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions.  We provide attractive, tax-effective structures with steady, long-term returns for our investors, in order to raise sufficient capital to cover all of the up-front costs for our project customers.


The Principals of AI Renewable collectively have over 90 years of expertise in investment optimization, renewable energy system development, utility management, strategic planning and green property development. This expertise equips AI Renewable to become a leading developer renewable energy across Canada.

Dr. Elliot Strashin, President & Chairman

Dr. Strashin is President and CEO of S. Strashin and Sons Limited, a 60-year old Real Estate Development Corporation, which has concentrated on green property development for the last 27 years. Dr. Strashin is currently repurposing the 380,000 sq. ft. Cooper Canada factory into a Leed Platinum Clean Tech and IT Centre.  The lead tenant is dynaCert Inc., on whose Board Dr. Strashin serves.

Mr. Nick Ierfino, CFO, Director

Mr. Ierfino brings over 40 years of experience in public accounting.  He has held positions in large international public accounting firms, where he specialized in areas of audit and insolvency. Mr. Ierfino has also been VP Finance for an international corporation and is involved with several not-for-profit organizations.

Dr. Richard Bower, VP Business Development, Director

Dr. Bower is a developer, owner and operator of renewable energy and sustainable advanced technology companies.  He served as a Senior Executive in the Federal government for over 20 years, with positions as Director General International Affairs, Director General Industrial Innovation and Director CANDA Marketing Secretariat in Industry Canada, Senior Policy Advisor in the Privy Council and Counselor Science & Technology at the Canadian Embassy in Japan.  He holds a PhD in Physics from Princeton University

Mr. Peter D’Uva, Secretary Treasurer, Director

Mr. D’Uva has over 30 years of experience in the Ontario utility industry, where he held several senior positions with Toronto Hydro.  Mr. D’Uva has an accounting and business management background and currently is a consultant with expertise in intergenerational transfer of assets and protection of wealth of