Learning about MCCs (Motor Control Centers)

Posted by Clayton Taylor in Power Distribution

Controlling multiple motors with a complex (yet very simple) solution

When it comes to a range of different commercial and industrial applications, it is common for several electric motors to be...


How Does an Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) Work?

Posted by Clayton Taylor in Power Distribution

Learn more about the “brain” of electrical systems

Contrary to what many might believe, using a manual transfer switch that’s used with portable generators isn’t going to make your standby...


The Importance of VFD-Driven Motor Protection in Food Processing Plants

Posted by Paolo Alonzo in Power Distribution

Without VFDs, food and beverage plants have no protection from equipment failure.

Did you know that food and beverage processing companies statistically waste about one-third of all the food that...


What You Should Know About Switchgear

Posted by Clayton Taylor in Power Distribution

There’s more that goes into protecting your electrical equipment than you might think.

Switchgear is the apparatus used for switching, controlling and protecting the electrical circuits and...


When Should You Choose a VFD (Variable Frequency Drive)?

Posted by Clayton Taylor in Power Distribution

 

In many cases, a VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) is required for electric motors to ensure optimal performance of an application. Let’s talk about the certain situations where you should...


75% Project Funding: Industrial Energy Efficiency, Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (IEE CCUS)

Posted by Paul Walker in Power Distribution

The Alberta Government has released a new $80 million initiative for energy efficiency projects, where up to 75% of project costs can be funded.

The intent of the program is to reduce emissions,...


How T&T Power Group Completed a Pivotal Infrastructure Upgrade for Metro Vancouver

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Distribution

The project presented several key challenges, and these three organizations overcame them all.

Delta, B.C’s Metro Vancouver Regional District’s Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant (MV...


Here's What Ontario's Global Adjustment Freeze Means for Class A Customers

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Distribution, Power Generation

In a news release Friday, June 26th, the Ontario government announced plans to stabilize electricity rates for participants in the Province’s Industrial Conservation Initiative (ICI). Effective...


Ontario PCs are deferring a portion of the Global Adjustment. How will this affect your hydro bill?

Posted by Tilo McAlister in Power Distribution, Power Generation

Global Adjustment Fees reduced during COVID-19

For many, Ontario's Global Adjustment Fee needs no introduction. 'GA' - as most people call it, accounts for more than half of a typical...


Exploring VFDs in Data Centres

Posted by Reuben Siebenga in Power Distribution

Have you been wondering about our data centres recently?

Through writing about power distribution components and how they benefit different industries, I made a realization that I hadn’t yet...