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New project with École Polytechnique de Montréal
January 4th, 2016
|The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded VIZIMAX and École Polytechnique de Montréal with a grant to develop a disturbance detector for networked control of smart microgrids under stressed conditions. This project will be conducted by Professor Houshang Karimi.|
VIZIMAX Inc. is proud to be a part of EDF EN Canada’s Mont-Rothery windfarm project
December 2th, 2015
VIZIMAX is proud to be a part of EDF EN Canada’s Mont-Rothery windfarm project. Located on public land in MRC Côte-de-Gaspé in Quebec, Mont-Rothery was successfully energized December 1st, 2015.
Owned by EDF EN Canada, the Mont-Rothery windfarm comprises of 37 turbines for a total of 74 Megawatts of electricity generated and delivered to the Hydro-Quebec network. VIZIMAX’s advanced technologies includes the RightWON™ substation automation controller and Phasor Measurement Unit.
VIZIMAX closes $4.4 Millions in Series B funding
October 14th, 2015
VIZIMAX announced today it has raised $4.4 million in Series B funding led by existing investors Yaletown Venture Partners and BDC Capital. With $9 million in financing to date, VIZIMAX’s latest round of funding will accelerate growth of the company’s industry-leading platforms to help power utilities, industrials and power producers to improve voltage regulation, enhance integration of renewable energy sources, and monitor and preserve critical assets.
CIRED Article : Benefits of controlled switching of medium voltage circuit breakers
27th August, 2015
This paper describes the benefits of using controlled switching technology on medium voltage circuit breakers. The availability of affordable control switching devices (CSD) has allowed this technology to be deployed in medium voltage applications (MV). Technical and economic benefits can be expected, similar to those experienced by transmission or generation utilities...
IEEE new article : Induction causing Smart Grid Communication Failure
July 30th, 2015
This paper presents a case where classical protection schemes of wire-line communication, combined with a high level of equipment electrical robustness requirement have not been sufficient to prevent in-service equipment failures. The problem investigation results are presented, along with solutions to prevent it.
IEEE PESGM : Paper presentation
July 27th, 2015
M. Marc Lacroix, VP Innovation & Business Development at Vizimax and M. Didier Chan-Foy, Test Engineer at Hydro-Québec teamed up to present one of the Best Conference Papers on Grid Operation and Management: Induction causing Smart Grid Communication Failure. 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting - Technical session will be held on Monday July 27, 2015 between 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
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