Power - Transmission & Distribution

  • 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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  • 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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  • PowerShift Atlantic - 4 year Canadian - NRCAN clean energy project

    PowerShift Atlantic - 4 year Canadian - NRCAN clean energy project

    A joint energy demonstration project in the Maritimes.

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  • Energy storage opportunities

    Energy storage opportunities

    Energy Storage: A granular roadmap from procurement to implementation

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  • Ferroresonance after islanding of synchronous machine based distributed generation

    Ferroresonance after islanding of synchronous machine based distributed generation

    Mehrdad Rostami publishes in the Spring 2015 edition of the IEEE's Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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