Subject matter expertise includes broad conceptual knowledge and capabilities as well as detailed technical methods and analytical tools:

Organization Management

  • Organizational design and restructuring,

  • Organizational development, learning, and performance improvement,

  • Management facilitation, coaching, and intervention,

  • Process improvement and information technology integration,

  • Total quality management and continuous improvement,

  • Enterprise level strategic planning, and

  • Enterprise risk management,

Energy Markets and Supply

  • Energy management plan development and implementation,

  • Energy regulation and legislation,

  • Wholesale and retail energy market operation, evolution, and projections,

  • Regulated and deregulated market behavior at wholesale and retail levels,

  • Energy rates, tariffs, and rate setting and analysis,

  • Energy procurement and e-procurement, and

  • Strategic sourcing and supply chain management.

Power Generation

  • Power plant design and safety analysis,

  • Power plant performance evaluation and improvement,

  • Power plant technology evaluation,

  • Generation asset valuation and portfolio analysis,

  • Renewable energy supply and integration, and

  • Power plant operation, maintenance, material, and information management.

Systems Engineering

  • Failure modes and effects analysis,

  • Plant and operator performance improvement,

  • Maintenance program optimization,

  • Reliability engineering,

  • Reliability centered maintenance,

  • Logistics and operational support for facilities,

  • Power plant physics and thermodynamic modeling and analysis, and

  • Probabilistic risk assessment.

Energy Management

  • Building energy audit,

  • Energy performance analysis,

  • Energy efficiency analysis,

  • Building energy modeling, (e.g., EnergyPlus and eQuest), and

  • Energy retrofit.

Mathematical Methods

  • Statistical analysis,

  • Monte Carlo simulation,

  • Risk analysis and management, and

  • Fluid and thermodynamic system modeling.