Contact Voltage Street Light

How Heat Maps Can Mitigate The Risk of Contact Voltage In Electrified Public Infrastructure

Street lights have experienced controversy and criticism due to faulty electrical protection and insufficient supervision which can lead to contact voltage.
Battery storage concept

Technology Snapshot: Battery Types & Performance

Energy storage technologies such as electro-chemical batteries are some of the most watched innovations in the world.

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

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

Okanagan Indian Band Exploring Solar Power

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Exploring solar energy to enhance community power is the focus of a new energy plan being developed by the Okanagan Indian Band.

Regulating Energy Reserves: A Performance Assessment

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Michael Wrinch and Mark Phillips-Dubois both of Hedgehog, co-authored a recently published technical report for the National Research Council of Canada and the Alberta Electric System Operator. This report presented findings from their study of the regulating reserves in Alberta.
Hedgehog microgrid project

Energy Manager Today Shares How Microgrids Can Be So Much More

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

Engineering Safety: Our Regulatory Duty

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In the January/February edition of Innovation, APEGBC’s official magazine, association President and  Hedgehog Principal,  Michael Wrinch offers his thoughts on safety, regulation, and ethics.
Smart microgrid in Hartley Bay British Columbia

Smart Microgrid Reduces Energy Use For a Remote Indigenous Community

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