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Solve energy challenges with experts by your side.


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Solve complex problems

EnerNex is your resource for understanding and solving an assortment of diverse, complex, and holistic energy challenges.


EnerNex provides solutions to the challenges facing the electric power industry through engineering, consulting, and research.

Electric Energy System Engineering
& Analysis

  • Transmission and Distribution Studies
  • Bulk Power System Studies / Analysis
  • Power Quality / Power Disturbance Troubleshooting

Renewable and Distributed Energy
Integration and Interconnection

  • Solar Converter and Wind Turbine Modeling
  • Wind and Solar Integration Studies
  • Renewable Plant Interconnection Studies
  • Energy Storage Integration

Grid Technology Consulting

  • Use Case Development
  • Cybersecurity
  • IEC 61850
  • Utility Procurement Assistance
  • Vendors Due Diligence
  • Pre-Certification Testing
  • Communications Cyber Assurance

Grid Modernization

  • Smart Metering / AMI
  • Demand Response
  • Energy Assurance Planning – Resiliency Energy Systems
  • Microgrid Development
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Grid Modernization Roadmap

Electric Industry Evolution

  • Strategic Consulting Services
  • Utility Investment and Pilot Review
  • Position Paper Development
  • Business Case Development
  • Regulatory Support

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EnerNex Marks 20 Years of Innovative Solutions for the Electric Power Industry

(via BusinessWire) Knoxville, Tenn., USA, July 18, 2023 —EnerNex, a CESI company, a leading electric power engineering, consulting, and research firm, celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. Co-founded in 2003 in Knoxville, Tennessee, by Erich Gunther, Jeff...

EnerNex Presenting at the IEEE PES General Meeting 2023

David Mueller, Jens Schoene, Chandra Pallem, and Mariana Kamel will present at the 2023 IEEE PES General Meeting next week. We are excited to present on the following topics and look forward to engaging in conversations with our colleagues in the industry. Tuesday,...

The Energy Journal | May 2023

[A Publication From Our CESI Partner] Infrastructure and Environment: Are We Investing in Prevention? In this issue, we turn our attention to concerns that affect not only the energy sector but a multitude of industries. Our Group has plenty of experience regarding...

EnerNex Partners with Idaho National Laboratory’s Transmission Optimization with Grid Enhancing Technologies (TOGETs) Project

Knoxville, Tenn., USA, January 18, 2023 —EnerNex is a proud partner of the Idaho National Laboratory’s Transmission Optimization with Grid Enhancing Technologies (TOGETs) project, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Electricity (OE) and Wind...

2022 IEEE Power & Energy Society Erich Gunther Future Power Innovator Scholarship Recipient

The IEEE Power & Energy Society announced the 2022 Erich Gunther Future Power Innovator Scholarship Recipient: Christopher Peralta, Iowa State University. Christopher was awarded a scholarship to assist in his education expenses and will be presented with a...

EnerNex Assists PNM with Grid Modernization Strategy

EnerNex appreciated the opportunity to assist the Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) with their grid modernization strategy, stakeholder outreach, advanced metering infrastructure procurement, and October 3, 2022 rider application to the New Mexico Public...

Presentation Material | Pathway to a Smarter Distribution System through Situational Awareness and Predictive Analytics

Muhammad Humayun presented this at CEATI’s Distribution Conference in October 2022. For access to the full presentation, please contact Muhammad: Many utilities are in the process of implementing Smart Grid applications on the distribution grid...

Q&A with EnerNex Longtime Employee: Sandy Smith

Longtime EnerNex employee Sandy Smith retired from EnerNex after 19 years with the company. Previously, he worked for Electrotek Concepts and SAIC. He served as a project manager for organizations such as Oak Ridge National Laboratory, EPRI, and the Energy Systems...

[ESIG] Proactive Planning for Generation Interconnection: A Case Study of SPP and MISO

EnerNex performed power system studies for the Energy Systems Integration Group (ESIG) that shows proactive generation interconnection planning can reduce system reinforcement costs significantly. Our studies evaluated generation interconnection costs of a medium...

EnerNex Adds Seasoned Industry Veterans To Support and Continue Accelerated Growth

Knoxville, Tenn., USA, July 29, 2022 —EnerNex, a CESI company, continues to add expertise and leadership to the company’s skilled consulting team, announcing today the hiring of three Principal Consultants and a Senior Consultant with over 65 years of experience...

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