Energy Capital Projects Risk Management Program
Working with a large energy utility, ARETE Professionals defined, developed and deployed a Project Risk Assessment Program. Activities and deliverables included:
Met with stakeholders to identify and define project risk categories and elements.
Conducted various workshops with stakeholders to review risk elements and develop statistical risk weighting for consideration.
Developed a Risk Assessment Program (RAP) to be implemented with the utilities Project Management team.
Conducted pilot project risk assessments with stakeholders and shared results.
Developed procedures on the use of the RAP and provided training with support.
Distribution Reliability Project Management and Coordination
Working with a regional power utility, ARETE Professionals provided project management coordination services in support of increasing reliability in power distribution. Activities and deliverables included:
Managed budgets and update cash flows for program budgets. Coordinated schedulers and the permitting process.
Supported the setup of project documentation process and document workflows for project enhancements.
Advise on the utility's distribution reliability model for switches, equipment replacements to provide project return on investment analysis.
Fielded jobs for scoping documentation and preliminary cost estimating. Supported regional distribution centers.
Power Apparatus Specification and Acceptance Testing
Working with a regional power utility, ARETE Professionals provided technical advisory services. Activities and deliverables included:
Reviewed and advised on transformer and capacitors standards, design, specifications and drawings.
Conducted transformer technical characteristics and assessment review.
Developed power apparatus operational, testing and commissioning policy and procedures.
Provided field services including factory and substation job site visits to support witness testing and other expert consultation.
Performed transformer active part inspections and transformer factory acceptance testing.