SFC Energy Canada Blog

01 Dec 2021, General, SCADA & Telemetry

SFC Energy Team Profile: Philippe Laniel

"To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to change often."

Philippe Laniel finds himself endlessly inspired by words like these from one of his heroes, Winston Churchill. Change certainly isn’t something that Phil shies away from. His path to becoming SFC Energy’s Eastern Canada Sales Manager wasn’t linear, but he’s remained surefooted and true to himself every step along the way.

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SCADA & Telemetry

16 Nov 2021, Off Grid Energy

Étude de cas : Radiotélescope ALBATROS (Université McGill)

H. Cynthia Chiang, professeure agrégée de physique, Université McGill

“L’armoire EFOY ProEnergyBox 4060P est la technologie d’alimentation exacte dont nous avions besoin pour les opérations autonomes d’ALBATROS. De par sa nature Prêt à l’emploi, l’armoire EFOY nous permettra de déployer rapidement nos systèmes et sera la clé du déploiement de notre science."

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Off Grid Energy

03 Nov 2021, General

SFC Q&A with Derek L’Hirondelle: Celebrating 50 Years

SFC Energy North America is celebrating their Calgary-based company’s journey, 50 years in the making. From Simark Controls to SFC Energy, from the launch of the EFOY fuel cell family to the opening of new locations, a lot has happened over the past five decades.

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27 Oct 2021, Off Grid Energy

Case study: ALBATROS radio telescope (McGill University)

H. Cynthia Chiang, associate professor of physics, McGill University

“The EFOY Pro Energy Box 4060P is the exact power technology that we needed for ALBATROS autonomous operations. The plug-and-play nature of the EFOY unit will allow us to rapidly deploy our systems and will be key to enabling our science.”

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Off Grid Energy

27 Oct 2021, General

Case study: Hybrid and solar EFOY installation

Derek Crittall – Automation, Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL)

“The EFOY has provided reliable power in a difficult application. Prior to EFOY installation our battery life was as low as five days at certain times of year. We provided SFC with site specific information and they sized our systems accordingly. We now only visit the sites for scheduled PM’s and when we see that the cartridge levels are getting low. This is now scheduled maintenance instead of reactive.”

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Press Releases

26 Sep 2021, General

SFC Energy Team Profile: George Rouault

The success and longevity of George Rouault’s career are what industry legends are made of. George has 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, 30 of which have been at SFC Energy. He’s always been surefooted, despite the ups and downs of an ever-changing industry. His secret? Stay relevant.

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17 Aug 2021, General

SFC Energy Team Profile: Kathleen Judnic

When dark clouds roll in a thousand miles away, Kathleen Judnic is ready. As SFC’s Operations Manager, she’s learned to expect the unexpected; whether it’s happening in her Calgary office or across the border in the United States. Fortunately, with her adaptable nature and the support of her team, Kathleen’s prepared to weather any storm.

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22 Jul 2021, SCADA & Telemetry, SFC Academy

SFC Q&A with SCADA experts Mark Phillips and Paul Cook

If you’ve attended any of our SFC Academy courses, your session just might have been led by Mark Phillips or Paul Cook. Each instructor has a distinct teaching style, but Mark and Paul share a passion for their subject matter. They’re instrumentation experts in SCADA and telemetry with a robust knowledge of Schneider Electric’s products.

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