Project Summary



Electrical Engineering


Project Description

FortisBC operates and maintains nine hydroelectric power facilities in the Kootenay River, Columbia River, and Pend d’Oreille River with a total generation capacity of 1,547MW.


RAM’s Role

RAM is supporting FortisBC’s Generation Engineering Group on the development of power, control, and instrumentation projects. Our scope includes:

  • Definition of Scope of Work and battery limits of capital and sustainment projects.
  • Elaborate estimate according to AACE Cost Estimate Classification System.
  • Elaborate Issue for Construction package.
  • Elaboration and review of Request for Proposal documents.
  • Coordination of the elaboration of Class Estimate with external Consultants.
  • Coordination of the elaboration of Issued For Construction Package with external Consultants.

Project Highlights

RAM has participated in different types of projects, including some of the following:

  • Ground grid improvement
  • Plant HMI upgrades
  • HVAC system upgrades
  • Decommissioning of obsolete Exciter
  • Station service and essential Services Upgrades
  • Dam safety Instrumentation