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 for…

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…
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“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…

Spark Power Opens Its London Hub

It‚Äôs big. It‚Äôs modern. It‚Äôs strategically located in London, ON. It‚Äôs the 50,000 sq. ft. Spark Power London Hub, and it had its grand opening on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. What is the London Hub? The London Hub is the¬†first…

How battery energy storage could help businesses cut power costs

Ontario has been bleeding manufacturing jobs since the 2008 recession, and high-priced electricity is a root cause: That‚Äôs the finding of a recent report from The Fraser Institute, a non-partisan Canadian research organization. According to this organization, Ontario‚Äôs manufacturing output…