You may recognize him as the host of SFC Energy Academy’s technical webinars, or maybe the “Schneider Electric guy.” But we know him as Paul Cook, Technical Sales Specialist, automation expert, and an all-around fantastic team member.
The word “sales” can get a bad rap. Sometimes it’s even associated with pushy, manipulative, profit-centric tactics that leave customers high and dry. But Bruce Lavoie, Technical Sales Specialist with SFC Energy, has built an impressive career taking the opposite approach. In fact, he sees a customer’s success as inextricably linked to his own.
The story of SFC Energy Ltd.
Early in 2000, just after the Y2K scare and before the release of the first iPod, Smart Fuel Cell GmbH, a technology start-up from Brunnthal, Germany, became a pioneer in the commercialization of direct methanol fuel cells.
There’s no question: COVID-19 has resulted in massive changes to the way we live and work as individuals. Industry has also endured a tectonic-level shift and critical lessons in the way to approach operations going forward. Key among those lessons is the urgency for digital transformation in today’s industrial world.
It wasn’t that long ago when the idea of fuel cell generated energy seemed futuristic, even implausible. Today, EFOY fuel cells by SFC Energy are providing fully autonomous, sustainable, off-grid power solutions all over the globe, in some of the most unexpected locations. Here are just a few of the surprising places they turn up:
SIMARK’s commitment to health and safety is integral to our business. It’s how we ensure the well-being of our team members and customers, each and every day.
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’re taking additional measures to keep everyone safe and remain open for business to support our customers.
These days global mining operations are shifting towards utilizing autonomous technology that seem more sci-fi than industrial. Chris Wollin, an off-grid energy specialist for SIMARK. explains why this new breed of smart mining operation demands off-grid energy solutions that are just as intelligent and even more reliable.
In the last 50 years, the energy industry has seen only modest improvements in primary recovery rates from wells — a source of frustration for many a CEO. In the 1970s, primary recovery rates were about one percent. Today, those rates have increased to just 10 percent. Experts say one part of the solution to this lackluster improvement in yield is approaching the problem with ‘intelligence.’
Are you ready? The first of several compliance milestones associated with the Alberta Energy Regulator’s Directive 60 is upon us. By June 1, operators must have a Methane Reduction Retrofit Compliance Plan (MRRCP) in place.
There’s no question that upstream oil and gas companies are under increased pressure due to new emissions reduction regulations like those found in Directive 60. In Alberta, the provincial government is offering financial incentives to offset some of the cost of compliance, providing financial incentives for energy-efficient repairs and equipment upgrades.