Telecommunications in Canada’s Northwest Territories

Application: Telecom
Location:
Wolverine Creek, Northwest Territories, Canada
Year: 2015
Product: TriStar 600-Vdc charge controllers and ground-fault protectors
System size: 15.6 kW of solar
Partners include: NorthwesTel, Howell-Mayhew Engineering, Action Electric, Conergy

 Canada’s vast Northwest Territories encompass large areas of forests, lakes and tundra. Howell Mayhew Engineering developed a telecom PV system on the top of a mountain at Wolverine Creek near Great Bear Lake. The system included 60 Conergy 260-W multicrystalline-silicon modules and six Morningstar 600-Vdc ground-fault protectors and charge controllers.

Photo courtesy of Howell-Mayhew Engineering,