Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) | Grid Modernization Roadmap

EnerNex managed an engagement to develop a smart grid roadmap, architecture, and business case for the LADWP. Following an initial assessment of the organization's plans and readiness, EnerNex worked with the client to define a smart grid strategy that served as guidance for the development of the roadmap and architecture. The ten-year roadmap consisted of a prioritized set of defined projects including smart meter deployment, demand response for large ...

United Illuminating | Business Case Development Project

EnerNex developed business cases for the microgrids and performed cost benefit analyses for generation options including combined heat and power (CHP), natural gas and propane fuels. EnerNex calculated the total electric load and wrote the generator specifications for the microgrids for multiple community microgrids. We prepared the formal documents including project summaries and recommendations for presentation to senior management and the state’...

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) | Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Project

EnerNex is working as a subcontractor to Booz Allen Hamilton on this engagement to support SEC in preparing for and developing Requests for Proposal, and performing technical due diligence on qualified bidders, for a planned AMI investment. EnerNex provided primarily technical assistance on the project, including: Support for a current state assessment Business case assessment System requirements for smart metering, head end systems, gateways, ...

Smart Wires | Product Evaluation

EnerNex led Smart Wires in support of reviewing their existing product architecture for fundamental cybersecurity vulnerabilities and its ability to adapt to evolving industry cyber security requirements and best practices....

Confidential Client Fortune 50 | New Product Due Diligence

EnerNex was engaged by a third party on behalf of a Fortune 50 manufacturing company to review a set of new products for the underground distribution market. The due diligence completed its first phase, with a number of planned marketing and engineering changes to the product, as well as a new set of potential targets for the initial trials and pilots. The second phase of the due diligence is underway. ...

PJM Interconnection LLC (PJM) | Renewable Integration Study

PJM has a transmission system that feeds electric power to 51 million people in 13 states. As part of the PJM requirement to meet national and regional standards, PJM looks into the future to identify situations that may require additional build out of transmission to avoid system overloads or look into operating practices to maintain reliability standards. Adding renewable energy to any generation system can have impacts on existing and future planning of...

Eastern Wind Integration and Transmission Study (EWITS)

EnerNex led the Eastern Wind Integration and Transmission Study (EWITS), a culmination of an effort that spanned two and one-half years. The study team began by modeling wind resources in a large part of the Eastern Interconnection and finished by conducting a detailed wind integration study and top-down transmission analysis. The study resulted in information that can be used to guide future work. A number of other studies had already examined similar ...

Hawaii Electric Company (HECO) | Smart Grid Architecture and Roadmap

EnerNex was part of a team creating the Hawaiian Electric Company’s Public Utility Commission (PUC) regulatory application for smart grid investment. EnerNex updated the Smart Grid Roadmap that Hawaii Electric initially filed in the spring of 2014, by developing a Smart Grid Enterprise Architecture Map and providing input for Cost‐Benefit analysis. EnerNex highlighted the integration and interoperability between systems necessary to both enable and ach...

Southern California Edison (SCE) | Grid Modernization Architecture Project

EnerNex is gathering requirements for Grid Modernization in support of the SCE's Grid Modernization Architecture (GMA) Project. Our team is providing: Input on equipment needs Review of business applications of the equipment Defining how the grid will operate Background support for the team on power system operations Providing architecture and requirement Subject Matter Expert (SME) support Creating architecture diagrams and sequence diagrams from...

Fortune 50 HQ | Energy Storage Analysis for Microgrid Support

EnerNex helped design one of the largest campus microgrids in the country for a Fortune 50 company. The project challenges included: High power quality needed for sensitive manufacturing processes Need for a resilient system following a natural disaster Providing renewable energy for over 1000 electric vehicle chargers on-site; and Determining the optimal energy storage under uncertain future market prices EnerNex’s design highlights include: ...