Mike Voll presented "Together, Designing our Sustainable Future" at the 2017 Sarnia-Lambton Energy symposium. The presentation provides an overview of Stantec's Power expertise, the evolving grid, various types of energy storage and a detailed overview on microgrids.
PowerShift Atlantic - 4 year Canadian - NRCAN clean energy project
A joint energy demonstration project in the Maritimes.
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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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?
Energy storage opportunities
Energy Storage: A granular roadmap from procurement to implementation
Electrical vehicle charging best practices
Helping clients select suitable electric vehicle charging stations in Canada and other cold climates.
Can Caribbean islands modernize their way to affordable, resilient energy grids?
Storms like Irma and Maria expose the cost and vulnerability of diesel-based energy; renewables and battery storage will change the game
BESS connection impact assessment, considerations, modeling and case study
Mehrdad Boloorchi, Mehrdad Rostami and Vince Green published a paper in IEEE about the considerations required to study and assess the connection impact BESS onto utility grids.
Smart grid technologies for the workplace and community
An overview of the impacts of a “Smart Grid” to our electrical grid, and to our communities and homes.
Mehrdad Rostami co-authors article in Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mehrdad Rostami published a paper "Inrush current limiting of transformer primary winding with grounded Y-Connection using diode-bridges" for IEEE's CJECE.
Regulatory drivers for biomass in the United Kingdom
The presentation takes a look at some of the successful biomass projects in the UK.
Interconnected smart grids
In IEEE's September 2017 special issue on transmission, Mehrdad Boloorchi's article "Interconnected Smart Grids" was featured.
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.
Classification of external faults, incipient faults, inrush currents and internal faults in power transformers