Power - Transmission & Distribution

Stantec transmission & distribution experts share their knowledge on trends, innovations, and challenges with grid resiliency, aging infrastructure, integrating distributed energy resources, and more facing power grid development.

  • Stantec ERA Issue 01 | The Energy Remix

    Stantec ERA Issue 01 | The Energy Remix

    What is the future of the energy market?

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  • How to plan for the future of electric vehicles

    How to plan for the future of electric vehicles

    Incorporating smart technologies to future-proof your charging infrastructure investments

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  • A Day in the Life of Jaclyn2:38

    A Day in the Life of Jaclyn

    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.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How can utilities help solve the pollinator crisis?

    How can utilities help solve the pollinator crisis?

    Utilities should ask themselves three questions before committing to enhancing pollinator habitats: Why? What? Where?

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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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  • 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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  • Power and Technology at Stantec2:54

    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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  • 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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  • Can Caribbean islands modernize their way to affordable, resilient energy grids?

    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

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  • BESS connection impact assessment, considerations, modeling and case study

    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.

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  • Smart grid technologies for the workplace and community

    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.

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  • Mehrdad Rostami co-authors article in Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    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.

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  •  Interconnected smart grids

    Interconnected smart grids

    In IEEE's September 2017 special issue on transmission, Mehrdad Boloorchi's article "Interconnected Smart Grids" was featured.

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  • Classification of external faults, incipient faults, inrush currents and internal faults in power transformers

    Classification of external faults, incipient faults, inrush currents and internal faults in power transformers

    Mehrdad Rostami co-authored an article in IEEE's Generation, Transmission & Distribution Journal.

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  • Together, designing our sustainable future

    Together, designing our sustainable future

    Exploring the concept of a commercial microgrid where tenants are separately metered and yet wish to enjoy the financial and sociological benefits of being part of a microgrid.

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