PowerServices provides traditional electrical engineering consulting services to electric utility clients and others who require our specialized knowledge of design, construction, operations, and maintenance of utility class electric systems. We are focused not only on the project at hand, but also the short and long term business goals of our clients. Correspondingly, our team has been built with the experience to plan, design, procure, and construct distributed generation, transmission, distribution, substation projects, and utility communication projects.
We also perform rate and cost of service analysis studies, and an entire array of system studies using the latest technology to enable our clients to provide reliable, cost efficient power and related services. We have completed hundreds of projects for utilities, industrial and government organizations, and other specialty clients throughout the United States, and we offer this strong background of success on your upcoming projects.
We have more than 300 utility clients and 100 specialty clients throughout the US including:
Municipal and cooperative utilities
Commercial and industrial facilities
Alternative energy providers (hydroelectric, wind and solar generation)
University, government, regulatory and federal entities
Our ServicesPowerServices is a utility engineering consulting firm with comprehensive experience in electrical and civil engineering for generation, substation, transmission and distribution facilities. We offer an extensive range of design, planning, management and financial services, including specialized consulting services for complex utility acquisition, regulatory and rate design projects. Our seasoned management and engineering teams bring their diverse backgrounds and passion for ingenuity to every engagement, ensuring customers can maximize their operational efficiency.
We understand the technology, materials, procurement methods, design and construction standards used by electric utilities – and this expertise helps our customers operate more efficiently and economically.
Engineering Design and Construction Management
Generation, substation, transmission and distribution facilities; design-build projects; compliance with utility specifications, NESC and regulatory or NERC and FERC requirements.
Development of objectives and strategic plans; long range and construction work plans; identification of opportunities; proposal development and evaluation; contract negotiations and implementation.
Photovoltaic System Design/Engineering and Turnkey Construction Services
All in-house resources provide customized solutions using the right technology and configuration; flexibility and capability to serve in a variety of capacities, from basic installation to full EPC.
Life cycle cost analyses; market and risk assessment; projected operating results; sensitivity analyses.
Strategic Technology Planning
Technology work plan, evaluation and selection of smart grid and grid modernization technologies; vendor coordination and bid tabs; technology gap analyses; implementation studies, communication analyses and security evaluation.
Relay Testing and Field Commissioning
Relay testing and calibration; troubleshooting; substation checkout and commissioning; distributed generation checkout and commissioning; evaluation of equipment maintenance requirements; ISO interconnection design, evaluation, and assistance.
Market rates; revenue requirements; cost of service, demand and energy forecasting; purchased power and purchased fuel adjustment clauses; unbundling of rates, rate design, incentive rates; billing analyses; tariffs; terms and conditions; load forecasting.
Market assessment; proposal development and evaluation; contract negotiations; implementation; load aggregation analysis; representation in rate proceedings; expert testimony; transmission arrangements; resource planning; stranded cost avoidance.
Development and preparation of expert testimony; negotiations; assistance to legal counsel in preparation of briefs and pleadings; stranded costs; contract issues; rates; mergers and transmission; forensic engineering.
NERC Compliance and Cybersecurity
Identify and eliminate any deficiencies that may exist in NERC Compliance programs and provide general corporate IT security, as well as SCADA and control system cybersecurity consulting services.
Project Loan Assistance
Revenue bond financing reports; assistance to bond underwriters and counsel in development of bond resolutions; presentation to rating agencies and bond insurers; financial pro-forma analyses and reports; feasibility studies.
Accident investigation; fire investigation; forensic engineering; product liability; expert witness services; accident investigation training.
Acquisitions & Mergers
Feasibility studies; strategic planning; resolution of stranded cost issues; expert testimony on valuation and stranded costs; development of contractual arrangements including purchase agreements, power supply agreements, management, operation and maintenance agreements; transition agreements; joint ownership arrangements; financing reports; development of rates, terms and conditions of service; implementation.
Book value, net book value; Replacement Cost Less Depreciation; Replacement Cost New Less Depreciation; Iowa Curve Values.
Phone: 919-256- 5903
North Carolina Office:
1616 E. Millbrook Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
465 S. Orlando Avenue
Maitland, Florida 32751-5634