Power Engineering & Design

  • How modern tracking technologies can protect birds and support wind farm permitting

    How modern tracking technologies can protect birds and support wind farm permitting

    Stantec’s Creativity & Innovation Program is backing industry research into a new approach to monitor peregrine falcon migration patterns

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  • Smart curtailment: the little-known battle between nature and efficient wind power

    Smart curtailment: the little-known battle between nature and efficient wind power

    Working to save bats, energy, and money at the same time—it’s all about site-specific risk patterns

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  • Biologist’s goal: wind turbines that kill fewer bats and birds

    Biologist’s goal: wind turbines that kill fewer bats and birds

    Finding a balance between mitigating habitat impact while installing modern turbine technology to provide renewable energy

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  • Published in Engineering Inc: Power Transmission Sector Exhibiting Strong, Durable Growth

    Published in Engineering Inc: Power Transmission Sector Exhibiting Strong, Durable Growth

    Stantec’s Bill Shelley is featured in an article that focuses on the strong and growing transmission market

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    Power and Technology at Stantec

    Providing cutting edge of technology is essential in the power industry. Stantec’s Montreal team is pushing the envelope every day to ensure clients receive the most current and innovative solutions.

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  • Published in Ontario Technologist Magazine: Wood Pole Design for Overhead Power Lines

    Published in Ontario Technologist Magazine: Wood Pole Design for Overhead Power Lines

    Daniel Petahtegoose discusses how we can use continue to refine wood pole designs for overhead power lines.

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  • Day in the Life of Pierre-Luc Pigeon2:13

    Day in the Life of Pierre-Luc Pigeon

    From Legos to old radios, electrical engineer Pierre-Luc, always loved taking things apart and figuring out how they worked. His job today is still that – just on a bigger scale!

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  • How to not be caught in the dark after the next big storm

    How to not be caught in the dark after the next big storm

    3 steps utilities can take to ensure their communities are prepared for the next natural disaster

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  • Mehrdad Rostami published in IEEE Smart Grid white paper: Battery Storage System

    Mehrdad Rostami published in IEEE Smart Grid white paper: Battery Storage System

    This white paper provides solid insight into the role of energy storage, especially as it relates to the Smart Grid.

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  • 5 steps for successful delivery of transmission and distribution projects

    5 steps for successful delivery of transmission and distribution projects

    For starters, communication is key, both within the team and with the client

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  • Published in IEEE: Mike Voll on the David Johnston R+T Park Microgrid

    Published in IEEE: Mike Voll on the David Johnston R+T Park Microgrid

    Mike Voll on the innovative approach of developing a microgrid concept in a small commercial community.

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  • Microgrids: An energy solution for small towns with big aspirations

    Microgrids: An energy solution for small towns with big aspirations

    A solution for the “chicken and egg” conundrum of smaller municipalities that lack the grid capacity to attract more industry

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  • Evolve or die: Why change is necessary in the transmission and distribution world

    Evolve or die: Why change is necessary in the transmission and distribution world

    Are you keeping up-to-date on the latest industry trends and technologies? Do you have the right team to make change happen?

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  • A powerful lesson: Selecting a consultant based on price alone is a risky decision

    A powerful lesson: Selecting a consultant based on price alone is a risky decision

    Building on past client-consultant relationships optimizes project budget and schedule, and promotes innovation in the power industry

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  • North American electric utilities: Where they’ve been and where they’re going

    North American electric utilities: Where they’ve been and where they’re going

    Why the utility of the future will be much different than the historic electrical utility

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  • Four things you should know about automated design for substations using E3 software

    Four things you should know about automated design for substations using E3 software

    Automating certain design functions can greatly reduce time-consuming tasks and the cost of projects

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  • What utilities can do now to prepare for a major storm event—4 key initiatives

    What utilities can do now to prepare for a major storm event—4 key initiatives

    In hurricane-prone Florida, preparing power delivery systems for resiliency in advance of storms can reduce restoration time and costs

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  • Resiliency, hardening and reliability

    Resiliency, hardening and reliability

    Resiliency, Hardening, and Reliability have become familiar terms in the power industry. The Bayonne Energy Center (BEC) II Expansion Project in Bayonne, New Jersey is not immune to these terms.

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  • Electrical vehicle charging best practices

    Electrical vehicle charging best practices

    Helping clients select suitable electric vehicle charging stations in Canada and other cold climates.

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    Community fuel

    For northern towns still largely dependent on oil, biomass heating systems present an enormous opportunity for energy independence. Stantec’s Sandy Birrell explains.

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