The acceleration of technology requires resilient design, innovative solutions and clear consultation. From recommending equity investments to harnessing big-picture data, from creating mobile applications for field data collection to identifying cybersecurity risks, our business consulting team guides projects down a path to faster, smarter and more sustainable solutions.
We add insight and understanding to help you make strong business decisions that support your goals. From pre-capital consulting services designed to help food and beverage manufacturers determine how to prioritize and finance capital projects to helping companies manage the hurdles of change management, our consultants are focused on helping you find the solution that is right for your business.
Empowering Business Planning
Our team includes specialized staff focused on helping utilities and power supply owners plan for their future, from recommending new resources to retrofitting existing assets to demand-side management. We develop strategies for compliance with today's standards, preparing our clients' businesses economically for the future with sound support for their capital expenditures.
We’re well-versed in integrated resource planning (IRP) studies, including renewable evaluations, demand-side management, retirement scenarios and regulatory filing support. We develop forecasts — such as load and energy forecasts, market energy forecasts, and fuel forecasts — for use in IRP efforts.
With the increasing use of intermittent renewable resources, our studies dig deeper to get an accurate picture of needs and challenges. Power flow modeling takes into consideration the two-way power flows that often accompany the growth of distributed energy resources.
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