Success Story – Burlington Hydro

Burlington Hydro Inc. (BHI) is a Local Distribution Company (LDC) that maintains 32 substations and almost 1,600 kilometers of medium voltage distribution lines to deliver electricity to ~66,000 residential and commercial customers. AESI has been providing various management and engineering services to BHI since 2001. AESI’s relationship with BHI is built on trust, past performance and integrity.

Business/Management

  • Provided input into BHI’s Business Operations plan
  • Developed Asset Management Strategies to support its 2009 and 2014 Cost of Service applications
  • Prepared a Smart Grid Community application to the Ministry of Energy
  • Prepared a Risk Management report and subsequent updates
  • Prepared BHI’s IT strategy
  • Provided update material for BHI’s Conditions of Service
  • Developed programming for Electronic Bill Presentment EBPP

Engineering/Operations

  • Prepared an annual System Performance report (2005 –  2012)
  • Prepared overhead line design and major creek crossing
  • Assisted with a SCADA upgrade (Survalent system)
  • System Capacity planning
  • Distribution Automation planning
  • Supported Load Forecasting and System planning

Regulatory

  • Assisted in implementing Ont. Reg.22/04 and training
  • Completed annual ESA Audits since 2005