Conventional consulting services are provided to more comprehensively support grid transformation. OES' delivery expertise and diverse array of additional skills and experience ensure a strategic and comprehensive offering for clients.

Consulting Services

More conventional consulting services provide a comprehensive offering to clients. Traditional services combined with emerging technologies serve as building blocks for industry transformation. These services include (representative and not inclusive):

  • Application/software development services
  • Change management
  • Field operations, testing, diagnostics and troubleshooting
  • Management consulting
  • Operations management
  • Product management
  • Power system engineering
  • Solution architecture development
  • Technical and economic feasibility

Representative recent or current OES engagements are listed below to better illustrate the types of services OES can provide:

Operational Facility Upgrade Support Services

  • Provide an overall integration perspective
  • Improve network performance
  • Enhance resiliency
  • Incorporation of utility and other industry best practices
  • Assemble documentation that will support the installation
  • Facilitate re-use of the work conducted

Operations Support - Communications Support

  • Understanding what communications are needed in what environment or system configuration
  • Testing based on detailed first-hand knowledge of cellular, Wi-Fi, 900Mhz, PLC, and Bluetooth technologies
  • Connecting products via different mediums into a single network or multiple networks

Operations Support - Evaluation, Test and Troubleshooting

  • Vendor/product landscaping
  • Vendor interactions to verify products are what is expected and can tested
  • Product procurement for testing and evaluation
  • Product testing and comparison
  • Product evaluation and reporting of test results

Operations Support - Lab Operations

  • Assisting internal groups with testing
  • Configuration, maintenance and support of day to day networks for a lab facility
  • Multiple networks setup, configuration and support
  • VPN installation, configuration and ongoing maintenance
  • Firewall configuration and support
  • Vendor integration, configuration and support as needed
  • Internal and external lab education for demonstrations, vendors and academic entities

Project Management and Support Services

  • Develop project budgets
  • Develop tasks and Gantt Chart
  • Manage vendors and contractors
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