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.
Energy storage opportunities
Energy Storage: A granular roadmap from procurement to implementation
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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
How can utilities help solve the pollinator crisis?
Utilities should ask themselves three questions before committing to enhancing pollinator habitats: Why? What? Where?
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
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?
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
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.
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
Cogeneration (CHP) at the University of Calgary: Sustainability & savings
Tom Phelps presents at Stantec's internal 2017 Breckenridge Forum on how CHP is bringing sustainability and savings to the U of C.
Electrical vehicle charging best practices
Helping clients select suitable electric vehicle charging stations in Canada and other cold climates.
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
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.
Design of a post-combustion CO2 capture process
Stantec has a long history working in CO2 capture and clean energy technologies.
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