Transformer

Spark completes transformer replacement at Toronto-based hospital

Spark Power recently completed the replacement of a 1,500 kVA chiller transformer, rated 13.8kv to 4.16kv at a Toronto-based hospital. Spark was contacted to investigate the failure, caused by ingress of water, and provide repairs. During this assessment, it became…

Energy efficiency services ‚Äď a new way to cut costs and carbon

We are excited to¬†introduce¬†energy efficiency services, a new offering¬†from Spark¬†Power. This¬†service¬†provides customers with a¬†way to improve their¬†operations¬†by¬†reducing¬†their¬†energy use,¬†carbon emissions,¬†and overall costs.¬†¬† How does this service increase sustainability?¬† Energy efficiency is a growing area of interest¬†with many benefits including cost and…

Spark is helping to electrify vehicle charging stations across northern Ontario

Over the past¬†eight¬†months,¬†Spark Power has been thrilled to partner with GreenLots¬†to¬†help bring¬†electric vehicle infrastructure¬†across northern Ontario.¬†By providing infrastructure at¬†six¬†sites, individuals will be able to¬†use electric vehicles to drive further distances across the province and lower their carbon footprint while doing…

People of Spark: Ann McDougall

  At Spark Power, we firmly believe that our talented and passionate employees are what make our organization so special. This series will highlight one individual per month, showcasing the personality and professionalism of Spark. Meet Ann McDougall, Graphic Designer…

Spark’s Renewables team provides innovative support on WEICan microgrid project

Spark‚Äôs Renewables team¬†recently¬†provided¬†engineering, procurement and construction services¬†for¬†a microgrid project at the¬†Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan). Located¬†in North Cape,¬†Prince Edward Island,¬†WEICan¬†has been testing wind turbines since 1981¬†and¬†is an ideal location for¬†wind energy research and testing.¬†¬† ‚ÄúThis was a very¬†unique¬†opportunity for…

People of Spark: Cody Sullivan

  At Spark Power, we firmly believe that our talented and passionate employees are what make our organization so special. This series will highlight one individual per month, showcasing the personality and professionalism of Spark. Meet Cody Sullivan, Project Manager…

U.S. Operations Update

This past year, Spark Power shifted¬†the management¬†of¬†its U.S. Operations from¬†a¬†“start-up” model to a more appropriate “operational run” model.¬†Cody¬†Zaitsoff, Executive Vice President of U.S. and Western Canada, is leading this transition along with Tim Adams, Director of Operations for the U.S.¬†With…
Industrial Electrical Contractors

“A Perfect Day”

Matt James, Spark‚Äôs Director of Health, Safety, Quality and Environment, explains the meaning of “A Perfect Day” As a provider of power services, we have a goal at Spark that Only Zero is Acceptable. But what does that mean? To…

Storm Restoration

Earlier this year, Spark Power team members in Canada headed south of the border to assist with U.S. power restoration following hurricanes Isaias and Laura. This marks the third year that Spark has participated in storm restoration efforts, with this…

Best Practice: Lock-Out / Tag-Out (LOTO)

The basic premise of performing safe maintenance and service work on equipment or machinery is to ensure that authorized employees can complete their task without fear or concern of accidental start-up. Inadvertent energization of equipment or machinery prior to task…