Creating energy storage solutions

As an industry leader in pumped-storage plant design and upgrade, 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. Since the 1960s, we have been involved in over 16,000 MW of pumped storage with an operating 7,800 MW in the U.S. and 8,200 MW internationally. Read More

My career-long focus has been to provide sound, cost-effective solutions that start with a smart design process and allow our clients to be successful.

Patrick Hartel VP, Civil Engineer, WaterPower & Dams
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Rocky Mountain Pumped Storage Hydropower Project and Upgrade

We upgraded the plant’s peak generating capability to a maximum of 1,050 MW, while increasing the plant cycle efficiency Read More
We are world leaders in the construction, development and rehabilitation of pumped storage projects
55+
Years
4,000MW
Development
36GW
Of new development

We have been continuously building our pumped storage experience for over 55 years
We are currently developing over 4,000 MW of pumped storage
The US Department of Energy estimates a potential for 36 GW of new pumped storage development by 2050
Expert Spotlight

Donald Erpenbeck, Global Sector Market Leader for WaterPower & Dams

I take pride in having a diverse skill set—I find there are way fewer surprises out there!
Donald  Erpenbeck Global Sector Market Leader for WaterPower & Dams Read More

Patrick Hartel , VP, Civil Engineer, WaterPower & Dams

My career-long focus has been to provide sound, cost-effective solutions that start with a smart design process and allow our clients to be successful.
Patrick Hartel VP, Civil Engineer, WaterPower & Dams Read More

Peter Donalek, Senior Electric Power System Engineer, WaterPower & Dams

By investing in pumped storage technology, developers see direct returns on their investment via energy arbitrage and supply of ancillary services.
Peter Donalek Senior Electric Power System Engineer, WaterPower & Dams Read More

Stanley Hayes , Vice President, Mechanical Engineer, Waterpower & Dams

I’m proud to develop—and deliver—customized, innovative waterpower & dam projects that exceed my clients’ goals and expectations.
Stanley Hayes Vice President, Mechanical Engineer, Waterpower & Dams Read More
  • Donald  Erpenbeck

    Global Sector Market Leader for WaterPower & Dams

  • Patrick Hartel

    VP, Civil Engineer, WaterPower & Dams

  • Peter Donalek

    Senior Electric Power System Engineer, WaterPower & Dams

  • Stanley Hayes

    Vice President, Mechanical Engineer, Waterpower & Dams

Services


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 and Consulting Creating solutions to last generations.
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.
Planning, Feasibility Studies, and Design Upfront planning ensuring long-term success.

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