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 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
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
How can utilities help solve the pollinator crisis?
Utilities should ask themselves three questions before committing to enhancing pollinator habitats: Why? What? Where?
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.
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