Sargent & Lundy has the depth of technical and economic analysis resources and expertise to find solutions for your power delivery challenges. As the electric utility business continues to change both domestically and internationally, Sargent & Lundy continues to be the firm the industry looks to for proven results.
Owner's Engineer/Due Diligence Services - In support of project owners or investors worldwide, we serve as the technical support for preparing turnkey specifications, performing due diligence reviews, evaluating proposals, and reviewing designs, procurement documents, and contracts.
Asset Management and Valuation - We develop procedures and recommendations for the cost-effective inspection and maintenance of power delivery facilities, incorporating reliability-centered maintenance concepts. Our extensive project experience and database of costs for all types of transmission lines and substations provides the depth of information necessary to establish the value of existing power delivery assets.
For more information about our Independent Engineering, Due Diligence, and related consulting expertise, go to the Consulting section.
Reform/Restructuring/Privatization Services - Sargent & Lundy provides support worldwide to clients for the restructuring and/or privatization of government-owned transmission and distribution systems.
Engineering Training - We offer transmission line and substation engineering courses that are attended by electric utility industry personnel from throughout the U.S. and overseas. These project-focused classes provide a broad background of information on all aspects of engineering for these facilities.
Standards Development - Sargent & Lundy prepares standards and specifications for all components of transmission lines and substations. We work with clients to develop new standards and update existing standards, referencing all applicable industry standards and guidelines and incorporating best practices, as well as practical operations and maintenance considerations. Complete sets of standard drawings and bills of materials can also be prepared and merged into material management systems.
Transmission System Studies - To analyze the impact of load growth or to evaluate the introduction of new generation, our expert teams perform a variety of studies to assess transmission systems. These studies range from high-level feasibility studies to detailed load flow, transient stability, and short-circuit analysis. These studies evaluate performance, reliability, and economic factors to identify the optimum alternatives for transmission infrastructure expansions or reinforcements to accommodate changing conditions. More information on Transmission System Studies. [PDF]
Licensing and Permitting Support - Sargent & Lundy provides engineering and environmental services to support the licensing and permitting of power delivery projects. This includes siting studies, environmental impact studies, determination of permitting requirements, expert testimony at hearings, participation at public and agency meetings, development of mitigation plans and monitoring of compliance with permits.