Get to Know Us

We are a software development and engineering company that provides products and services to the global power systems community. We believe it’s important to contribute to the industry, so we continue our tradition of fostering new ideas and technologies through collaborative partnerships globally.

As the developers of PSCAD™/EMTDC™, our technical team provides consulting services, expert advice, and in-depth training and technical support on electromagnetic transient (EMT) studies to over 500 clients in over 80 countries. Clients have depended on our expertise for over 40 years, making PSCAD™/EMTDC™ simulation software the longest-standing, industry leading transient study tool today. MHRC has conducted switching and insulation coordination studies for hundreds of sub-stations over the past five years and is highly experienced in performing such studies and identifying mitigation techniques.  

In addition, our system planning and operation team has a vast amount of experience in performing studies and preparation of specifications and cost estimates. We use a variety of tools, including industry-standard software PSS/E™ or DSA Tools™. Our engineers have provided comprehensive system planning and operation studies and services in over 15 countries.

Founded in 1981, MHRC is a division of Manitoba Hydro International Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manitoba Hydro. With over 30 years of experience, our unique combination of local and international, utility and private sector experience translates into superior knowledge and highest quality standards based on international and local utility best practices.

Our Vision

To be the world leader in simulation technologies and applied knowledge to serve the future needs of the global electric power industry.

Our Mission

To pioneer innovative technologies for the global electric power industry and Manitoba Hydro by supplying power system simulation tools, applied research, and engineering services. 

Our mission is strengthened through fostering strategic partnerships, collaborating with leading researchers and industry associations.