Case Studies

Hydro One Transformer Stations

Hydro One Power Transformer Stations - Acoustic Assessments

Location: Stations across Ontario, Canada
Owner/Operator: Hydro One

Hydro One  is a crown corporation of the Province of Ontario. The company is involved in the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of Ontario’s transmission and distribution network. The transmission system carries electricity from generating stations to local distribution companies and large industrial customers through a high-voltage network of transformer stations, transmission towers and wires. Hydro One own 97% of transmission in Ontario with almost 30,000 km of high-voltage transmission lines.

Acoustical Engineering Services Included:

  • Conducted detailed acoustic assessment reports and audits in accordance with Ontario Ministry of the Environment procedures
  • Specified noise controls
  • Assisted in preparing staged noise control plans
  • Developed an equipment-specific screening procedure for identifying mathematically (without visiting the site) which power distribution station sites are likely to produce low off-site sound levels, and thus do not require detailed acoustic assessments


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