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28 Feb 2022, Team Profiles

SFC Energy Team Profile: Derek L’Hirondelle

Most people can’t fathom starting their day, every day, at 4:30 a.m. But for Derek L’Hirondelle, that early morning hour is sacred. He spends it working out in his home gym, getting a moment for himself before starting the day with his young family. A fitting quote from Aristotle hangs on his gym wall: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”

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Team Profiles

28 Jan 2022, Team Profiles

SFC Energy Team Profile: Curt Marchesi

Curt Marchesi’s easygoing nature has been an asset in the evolving roles in his life — father turned grandfather; hockey coach turned Co-General Manager; and Technical Sales Representative turned Regional Sales Manager for SFC Energy Grande Prairie. The secret, says Curt, is to embrace change and always keep growing.

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01 Dec 2021, Team Profiles

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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16 Nov 2021, Case Studies

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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Case Studies

03 Nov 2021, Q&A's

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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Q&A's

27 Oct 2021, Case Studies

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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Case Studies

27 Oct 2021, Case Studies

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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