Press Releases

Dec 17, 2015

DOE’s HyStEP device will accelerate hydrogen refueling station commissioning

The Hydrogen Station Equipment Performance device (HyStEP), developed by US Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratorycould reduce the time to commission new hydrogen refueling stations from months to just one week.

Nov 9, 2015

First AeroMACS Interoperability Demonstration Event Held at Powertech

November 9, 2015, Surrey, British Columbia — Global aviation leaders met at Powertech Labs in September for the first Aeronautical Mobile Airport Communications System (AeroMACS) Multi-vendor Interoperability Demonstration Event hosted by the WiMAX Forum.

Aug 20, 2015

One lonely pump fuels Surrey's hydrogen-powered cars

SURREY — The city's loneliest fuel station is probably the one located outside the Powertech Labs building on 88th Avenue.

Jul 22, 2015

Exploring Vancouver on wheels with the new Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell is the first hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle that is available to Canadian consumers.

Jun 5, 2015

Fast-fill hydrogen fueling station enabling zero emission transportation

The Hawai'i Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) has commissioned a "Fast-Fill" high-pressure hydrogen fueling station at the Marine Corps Base Hawai'i (MCBH), Kaneohe Bay.

May 26, 2015

For-profit mandate pushes Powertech’s innovation button

Best known for its testing facility, BC Hydro subsidiary Powertech Labs is rapidly expanding its research and consulting divisions

Mar 9, 2015

Testing Consulting, and More

"We don't just have one product or one line service," says Managing Director Raymond Lings.

Feb 24, 2015

Cost-effective On-line Decontamination of Transformer Oil

Utilities continually face the need to reduce the level of contaminants in transformer oil in order to maintain performance, prevent failure, and prolong life.

Jan 9, 2015

Powertech Labs Launches New Outdoor Smart Utility Test Center

January 19, 2015, Surrey, British Columbia — Powertech Labs has launched a new outdoor electrical test yard, called the Smart Utility Test Center (SUTC), for testing and validating distribution automation and smart grid technologies.

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