DSEA EV CHARGING PROJECT
The Durham Strategic Energy Alliance (DSEA) supported by the LDC Tomorrow Fund and OPG, in partnership with Whitby Hydro, The Town of Whitby, Veridian Connections, Wardrop Engineering, Intellimeter Canada, WireIE, eCammion Inc., Durham College, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Oshawa PUC and Siemens Canada, have undertaken to install electric vehicle charging stations in Durham Region to study the impact EV charging will have on the electrical grid.
DURHAM SMART GRID DEMONSTRATION PROJECT
The Durham Strategic Energy Alliance (DSEA) would like to announce that a consortium of DSEA members and other organizations has been awarded $2.8 million from the Smart Grid Fund (SGF) for the ‘Durham Smart Grid Demonstration Project’.
The ‘Durham Smart Grid Demonstration Project’ is collaboration between several DSEA members, including lead applicant Siemens Canada, Oshawa PUC Networks Inc, Whitby Hydro and, Veridian Connections, Intellimeter, Energent WirelE, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Durham College, City of Pickering, Region of Durham and Smart Energy Instruments. The project’s objective is to build a control centre for three utilities to enable interaction, control, dispatching, monitoring, asset condition assessment, and load modeling/control/balancing of their systems. The project will create up to 29 new jobs in Durham Region.