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How to plan for the future of electric vehicles
Incorporating smart technologies to future-proof your charging infrastructure investments
Transforming a coal-fired power plant into a solar facility
Stantec was part of OPG’s EPC team on its first-ever 44 MW solar facility at the location of what was once North America’s largest coal fueled power plant
From the Design Quarterly: Teaching sustainability and energy conservation through play
Energy use is high and energy literacy is low; a pop-up park turns city parks into places that boost energy understanding
Design Quarterly Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities
Articulating a livable vision for city life
Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 05: Smart & Livable Cities
Articulating a living vision for city living―from the smart city discussion to affordability, congestion, and transport
Day in the Life of Jaclyn Currie
From a young age Jaclyn has always been a problem solver. As an electrical engineer at Stantec, she solves some of New Brunswick’s biggest energy challenges every day.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
5 steps for successful delivery of transmission and distribution projects
For starters, communication is key, both within the team and with the client
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.
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
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?
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
North American electric utilities: Where they’ve been and where they’re going