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Electrical Engineering

Our electrical engineering team has extensive experience consulting in the utility power sector and renewable energy markets. We have worked for project owners, developers, and contractors to design electrical infrastructure for PV solar and wind throughout North America. Our goal is to design systems that are economical, safe, and reliable. No matter the size of the project, we endeavor to provide outstanding and responsive electrical engineering services that help our clients succeed.

Design capabilities and experience in the Power Utility, Wind, and Solar industries include:

  • Designs, Calculations, and Drawing Packages
  • Distribution, Transmission, and Industrial Substations
  • 3D Physical Designs and AutoCAD Electrical
  • Equipment Specifications
    • Power Transformers, Switchgear, Control Houses, Breakers, Capacitor Banks, etc
    • FAT Testing
  • Protection and Control Design
    • Integration
    • Relay Setting and Programing
  • Substation SCADA Engineering
  • Substation Automation
  • Structural and Foundation Design Services and Optimization
  • Detailed Design Packages
  • Medium Voltage Optimized Cable System Design
  • Fixed Tilt and Tracker Optimized Designs
  • Site Layout and Optimization
  • Inverter Selection and Equipment Integration
  • Energy Modeling and Post Processing
  • SCADA and Power Plant Controller System Designs
  • Preliminary Packages for Bidding
  • Detailed Stamped Reports
  • Arc Flash Hazard Analysis, Coordination Studies, Ampacity, Grounding, Lightning Protection, Reactive Power Analysis, Load Flow, Short Circuit, Transient Overvoltage, Lightning Protection, Loss Evaluation, Energy Modeling for Solar, Harmonic, Bus Calculations, and more.
  • Substation SCADA
  • PV Solar SCADA and Power Plant Controller Design
    • Communication Networks
    • Power Plant Controller and HMI
    • MET station, Inverter, and Sensor Integration
    • SCADA System Commissioning
    • Procurement of Hardware, Panels, and Software
    • Customized Sensor Mounting Solution

For more information, visit the RRC SCADA page.

Industries

  • Public and Private Generation, Transmission and Distribution Utilities
  • Wind Generation
  • PV Solar Generation
  • Oil and Gas Facilities

Typical Clients

  • Power Utilities
  • Wind and Solar Developers
  • Projects Owners
  • Contractors
  • Equipment Manufacturers

Project Development

  • Conceptual Designs
  • Project Request for Proposal (RFP) Development
  • Interconnection Support
  • Interconnection Studies
  • Independent Engineering Support
  • Economic Due Diligence

Asset Management

  • Collector System Testing
  • Cable and Transformer Reliability
  • Cable System Reliability

Project Execution

  • Design Review
  • Procurement Support
  • Detailed Design
  • Construction Support and Monitoring
  • Commissioning Support

Generation Interconnection Support

  • Preliminary System Layouts
  • Modeling Information
  • Utility Coordination
  • ERCOT, CAISO, MISO, WECC, etc.
  • System Studies

Electrical System Studies

  • Power Cable Analysis
    • Geotechnical and Thermal Resistivity Analysis
    • System Economic Optimizations
    • Ampacity
    • Short Circuit
  • Arc Flash Analysis and Mitigation
  • Power Load Flow Analysis
  • Power Loss Evaluation
  • Reactive Power Study
  • Short Circuit Analysis
  • Protective Device Coordination
  • Ground Grid Analysis
    Lightning Shielding Analysis
  • Energy Yield Analysis (Solar)
  • Stability Analysis
  • Transient Overvoltage (TOV)
  • Transient Recovery Voltage
  • Rate of Rise of Recovery Voltage
  • Insulation Coordination
  • Power Quality
  • Harmonic Analysis
  • Effectively Grounded Study
  • Substation Illumination
  • Transmission Electromagnetic and Radio Disturbance Studies
  • Transmission Line Ampacity
  • IEEE 605 Calculations
  • PRC008 Facility Rating Study