Electrical Distribution

Summerside Solar and Storage Integration Project – Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada

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The City of Summerside is working with Samsung Renewable Energy to develop a community microgrid connected to the City’s distribution system. The microgrid combines 21 MWac/26 MWdc of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation with a 10 MW/20MWh battery system. The project is expected to generate 33,000 MWh per year in solar PV energy and reduce the City’s reliance on New Brunswick’s power grid from 58.2% to 37.4%, allowing Summerside to achieve a level of 62% of green energy for all its … Read more

Electrical Distribution

ONTARIO’S ELECTRICAL TRANSMISSION SECTOR – CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT

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Conducted over the 2013-2015 time period, the study was overseen by the Power System Planning staff of the Ontario Power Authority, since amalgamated with Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), and made use of the PIEVC Protocol, an Engineers Canada-developed engineering vulnerability assessment tool. Attachments electricity_transmission_vulnerability_-_ap240_-_sept172015_presentation (764 kB)electrical-tranmission_pievc_final-report_public (2 MB)