Utility companies around the world are facing increased pressure to stay competitive amid customers demanding greater value, rapidly developing regulations, a shifting energy landscape focused on sustainability, and the growing threat of climate change.

Energy consulting firms help companies navigate this increasingly challenging business environment by collaborating with global energy companies, power developers, emerging energy traders and merchants.

Some of the services offered by energy consulting firms include:

  • Power market assessments
  • Investment decision analysis
  • Environmental policies and regulations
  • Integrated resource planning

Finding energy consulting firms and service providers

Based on its extensive experience in the sector, Power Technology has listed leading energy consulting firms, including consulting and engineering service providers for power sector infrastructure such as power production plants, transmission and distribution networks, as well as user facilities, management consultants, power plant engineering consultants, including solar energy consultants, forensic engineering services providers, and design and consulting service providers for steel structures.

The list also includes providers of environmental and process engineering solutions, modularised solutions, mechanical, civil, automation and electrical engineering services, and project management and financial services.

The information available in the download document is useful for utility companies, regulators, energy traders, energy suppliers and users, power plant developers and owners, and any other individual involved in power plant operations.

The download also contains detailed information on the manufacturers and suppliers, as well as their product and service offerings, and contact details to aid purchase or hiring decisions.

Power plant engineering

Power plant engineering, also known as power station engineering, includes systems engineering of a power plant and involves the technologies and engineering needed to produce power from an electric power plant.

Power plant engineering services include, but are not limited to:

  • Asset management
  • Permit systems
  • Outage planning and supervision
  • Process safety
  • Comprehensive maintenance management reviews
  • Engineering policies and management instructions