Press Releases

Nov 17, 2016

Powertech Labs Offers Ozone Testing Services

Powertech Labs Inc. has the capability and experience to test ozone concentrations present in the cooling air stream of electrical generators and in the workplace.

Oct 20, 2016

Powertech Builds Prototype Testbed for Downtown Open Loop Project

Downtown Vancouver, Canada’s densest urban area, is experiencing rapid growth. To help the area keep pace with future energy needs, BC Hydro has launched the Downtown Open Loop Project.

Oct 7, 2016

Powertech to Develop Tool for Hybrid Simulations of Large Power Systems

Powertech Labs and an international electric research organization have announced plans to jointly develop a unique new method for hybrid simulations of large power systems.

Sep 21, 2016

CLEAN TECH - Ahead of the game

When it comes to Metro Vancouver’s burgeoning clean technology sector, the City of Surrey has a serious home field advantage.

Sep 6, 2016

Powertech Launches New Asbestos Analysis Lab

Powertech has expanded the capabilities of its Applied Chemistry laboratories to include a new dedicated lab that has been commissioned for the analysis of asbestos content in bulk material samples. Services include analysis of particles and fibres in paint, soil, building supplies, and other materials.

Aug 30, 2016

SFU City Centre campus has become Surrey’s calling card

In 2002, Surrey was still largely considered a cast-off bedroom community of commuting workers and retirees. The city had also been tagged with the dubious distinction of being the car theft capital of North America.

Aug 22, 2016

B.C. unveils Climate Leadership Plan, plans to reduce GHGs by up to 25 million tonnes by 2050

The government of British Columbia unveiled its Climate Leadership Plan on Friday, which it says will lead to the creation of up to 66,000 jobs over the next ten years and reduce net annual greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by up to 25 million tonnes below current forecasts by 2050.

Aug 21, 2016

SF6 Diagnostics and Solutions

Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) is a non-toxic, odourless gas with unique electrical properties.

Jul 11, 2016

Online PCB Decontamination Unit Successfully Deployed at BC Hydro Substation

Powertech’s technology for online extraction of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from transformer oil was successfully installed and operated at BC Hydro’s Cloverdale Substation in Surrey.

Jul 7, 2016

HyStEP Device, Designed and Built by Powertech, Receives US DOE Award

In June 2016, the Hydrogen Station Equipment Performance (HyStEP) project and the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure Research and Station Technology (H2FIRST) team received the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Award at the DOE’s Annual Merit Award Review for outstanding contributions to the widespread commercialization of hydrogen infrastructure.

Jun 30, 2016

MISO Adopts TSAT as a Standard Tool for Transmission System Planning

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) has adopted Powertech’s Transient Security Assessment Tool (TSAT) for the first time as a standard tool for off-line transient stability analysis in its transmission system planning.

May 24, 2016

HySTEP (Hydrogen Station Equipment Performance) Device

With funding provided by the DOE Fuel Cell Technology Office under the H2FIRST project, Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) contracted with Powertech Labs to develop and build the Hydrogen Station Equipment Performance (HyStEP) Device.

May 17, 2016

2016 DSATools™ User Group Meeting

Powertech is pleased to announce the 2016 DSATools™ user group meeting.

Apr 29, 2016

DSATools™ Version 16 is released

DSATools™ Version 16 is released

Mar 31, 2016

Electrical Connectors for Overhead Lines

Utility distribution systems utilize a variety of connectors to join and attach overhead conductors

Feb 5, 2016

New Living Lab Tests, Accelerates Intelligent City Solutions

Powertech and Current, powered by GE, team up on Intelligent Cities innovation lab and accelerator program in Surrey, one of world’s smartest communities

Jan 18, 2016

Powertech’s H2 fueling station increases number of fills

British Columbia—based Powertech Labs’ hydrogen fueling station, located onsite at the company’s headquarters, has increased the number of vehicles that it services.

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