Utilities

Whether for utilities, independent power producers (IPPs), regulatory bodies, emerging industry players or new/existing technology developers, Exponent is the “go to” solution provider for utility industry participants struggling with complex technical and commercial issues including those involved in:


  • Electric generation facilities (fossil, nuclear, wind, solar and other renewable sources)
  • Electric transmission & distribution
  • Distributed energy and storage
  • Gas production & storage
  • Gas transmission & distribution
  • Water & wastewater
  • Local and interexchange telecommunications

Our multi-disciplinary expertise, detailed engineering and commercial insights enable us to provide unique and advanced services to this dynamic industry segment.  From risk and reliability assessment and mitigation to forensic analysis to proactive support in launching and integrating new technologies, Exponent can provide a wide range of support.  Some examples of our utility project engagements include:


  • Failure analysis and root cause investigation
  • Aging infrastructure assessment and risk management
  • Asset management
  • Reliability improvement, resilience optimization and system hardening
  • Risk assessment and mitigation
  • Technology strategy and deployment
  • Project and program management
  • Business process re-engineering and technology assimilation
  • Environmental and health issues
  • Regulatory and litigation support
  • Laboratory testing

We have comprehensive expertise in the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of traditional utility systems and their components and newly emergent technologies reshaping the industry. Our consultants have worked with the major industry participants throughout North America and globally, giving us a deep understanding of typical and best industry practices, and the implications of emerging technologies.  We apply this knowledge to solve complex technical and business problems, reduce risk, and improve business performance.

For more information on the services we provide the Utility Industry, please visit our Practices and Industries page.

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