• Rocky Mountain Pumped Storage Hydropower Project

    Peaking power improvements

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  • Tongbai Pumped Storage Hydropower Project

    Hydroelectric power for a growing population

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Creating energy storage solutions

As an industry leader in pumped storage plant design and upgrades, Stantec offers a full range of services to address the issues that face project developers and owners—from planning and design to environmental acceptability and economic soundness through construction.

Our teams are shaping the industry by embracing cutting-edge technology and utilizing our engineers’ hands-on experience in all phases of the project life cycle. Integrating advances in design technology, materials, fabrication methods, and controls, we significantly improve efficiency, performance, operation, and project flexibility. Adjustable and variable speed technology enables greater savings in overall system production costs, provides larger amounts of operating reserves, and delivers more value to the power system. 

In over 55 years of international experience, we’ve developed a global footprint in pumped storage. Stantec has been involved in 4,500 megawatts of pumped storage projects under construction, 4,000 megawatts under development, and 3,500 megawatts in ongoing rehabilitation. 

Supporting pumped storage at all stages

We have one of the largest groups of pumped storage specialists in the international consulting field. Our services extend from due diligence and initial site selection through project construction, commissioning, and operation, and they address the spectrum of issues that face project developers and owners throughout the project's life cycle.
We deliver designs that produce enhanced value in energy systems.

We have been continuously building our pumped storage experience for over 55 years.
We are currently developing over 4,000 megawatts of pumped storage
The US department of energy estimates a potential for 36 gigawatts of new pumped storage development by 2050.


Asset Management At Stantec, we use asset management tools and data analysis to prioritize investments in hydropower resources to meet client objectives, including to improve reliability, profitability and safety.
Construction Management Our creative approaches to strategy, planning, and controls can head off most problems and provide early warnings on the rest, meaning you can manage with confidence and without crisis.
Due Diligence & Consulting Creating solutions to last generations.
Planning, Feasibility Studies, and Design Planning-stage decisions to address longer-term risk mitigation are key to cost control. Stantec experts provide comprehensive planning and design services focused on constructability and value.
Program Management Multi-dimensional program management approach.
Rehabilitation & Upgrades Working with you to determine remediation measures that best meets the needs of your structure and satisfies current safety requirements.

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