Becoming a Hedgehog Part I: How I Landed My First Engineering Co-op

Final exam season can be a consuming and tireless time for many students, especially ones trying to land an engineering co-op. The idealistic notion that this is the year that you’re going to stay ahead in all your classes has probably vanished and the survival instincts have kicked in.

Electrical Codes and Standards: Tips to Reduce Cost Risk on International Projects

Codes and standards ensure that materials, products, processes and services are safe and fit for their intended purpose.

Subsea Electric Power Transmission Techniques from DC to AC

In the past decade, the significant improvements in high speed, high voltage transistor technology enabled the design of more sophisticated subsea electrical power transmission systems.
Hedgehog microgrid project

Energy Manager Today Shares How Microgrids Can Be So Much More

Microgrids provide resilient power for communities and corporations. Microgrids are small scale power grids operating independently or in conjunction with the main power system.

Engineering Professionals: Collaboration and Common Goals

Michael Wrinch, founder of Hedgehog Technologies and president of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC offers his thoughts on the role engineering professionals play in our greater communities.
Smart microgrid in Hartley Bay British Columbia

Smart Microgrid Reduces Energy Use For a Remote Indigenous Community

A smart microgrid was introduced to the remote indigenous commnuity in Hartley Bay to create an intelligent energy management solution.