Improving the Electric Industry’s Efficiency and Effectiveness Electric Utility Solutions

Major Western IOU

  • ADMS business case and justification for their state’s commission

  • Grid planning processes revamp embracing non-wires alternatives

  • Recipe book on non-wires evaluation and application

  • Ongoing change management supporting process changes

Major Eastern IOU – four services territories

  • Distributed and centralized dispatch process and technology review

  • Aligned ADMS & EMS technology roadmap across service territories

  • Established the costs and benefits for implementation of

    • Surgical curtailment, economic dispatch, and market dispatch
    • Project justification and process alignment

Major Eastern IOU – six service territories

  • Business transformation supporting ADMS deployment

  • Technology and process review and revision

  • Benefits identification

    • Voltage conservation
    • Customer satisfaction – JD Power (outage response focused)
    • Operational efficiencies o Grid analysis o Phase and feeder balancing o DER dispatch o Peak shaving

Our Clients
Diverse and Worldwide Clients

UtilitiesRTO/ISOSuppliersOthers
American Electric PowerAEMO - AustraliaHitachi/ABBPacificVoltBattelle Memorial Institute
Arizona Public ServiceOntario IMOLarsen & ToubroSiemensCity of Seattle
BC HydroMidwest ISOAlstom/AREVAUtilicaseNY PSC, Texas PUC
Dominion EnergyMountain West Trans.Available PowerSafeguardNew York State Smart Grid
Duke EnergyNew York ISONidec StorageDeloitteSmart Cities Council
ENMAXPJM InterconnectGeneral ElectricIntelEuropean Union
EntergySouthwest Power PoolErnst and YoungAvnetUS DOE
ExelonTransPower - NZLandis GyrComvergeState of Washington
Hydro QuebecKPX - KoreaLockheed MartinAclaraEast Seattle Partners (VC)
Grant County PUDCAISOMitsubishiUtilicastWorld Bank
Puget Sound EnergyEntergyPA ConsultingCoSMoNYSERDA
New York Power Auth.EDF-T - FrancePower System OperationsOCCCUS Ass. (USTDA)
Pacific Gas & ElectricCalico EnergySterlite Pwr
AmerenSchneider ElectricVarentec
Seattle City LightDOE Labs - Brookhaven National Lab, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Pacific Northwest National Lab,
National Renewable Energy Lab and Argonne National lab
Grant County PUDS

OUR EXPERTISE
Customer category (columns) and
services (rows) matrix

Electric UtilitiesRTO/ISO Market OperatorsElectric Utility SuppliersElectricity Industry Entrepreneurs InvestorsElectricity RegulatorsElectricity Industry Researchers
Project Office and Project Management of Utility Technology Projects
Electricity Industry Subject Matter Expertise
Engineering Processes, Needs, & Solutions Analysis & Evaluation
Engineering Solution Design
Operational Processes, Needs & Solutions Analysis & Evaluation
Operational Solutions Design
Stakeholder Outreach & Engagement
Energy Market Design
Energy Market Solution Design
Energy Market Participant Processes, Needs, & Solutions Analysis & Evaluation
Economic Analysis, Business Case, & Project Justification
Power Agreements, Preparation, Analysis, & Evaluation
Technology Direction, Evolution, & Maturity Analysis & Evaluation
Business Model Design & Evaluation
Go-To-Market Support, Market Analysis, & Channel Strategy
Portfolio Analysis & Competitive Positioning
Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures, Funding & Alliances
Project Office and Project Management of Utility Technology Projects
Technology Procurement – Needs Analysis & Solution Evaluation
System Planning including Non-wires Alternatives
Data Governance
SCADA
Energy Management Systems
Generation Management Systems
Advanced Distribution Management Systems – including Outage Management System
Geographic Information Systems
Distributed Energy Resources – including dispatch
Demand Response & Time-of-Use
Mobile Data & Field Force Automation
Asset Management and Optimization
Voltage Optimization
Customer Outage Experience
Electrified Transportation
Electricity Storage