PEC | Utility Services

Utility Services

Palmetto Engineering & Consulting serves privately owned and publicly traded clients, large and small, including industry leaders in oil and gas, public utility providers, and investor-owned energy suppliers across the US.

Our staff's extensive expertise and experience guide us to meet clients' needs with professionalism and dedication.

We provide turn-key electrical engineering services and support from project start-up through completion.

Our staff excels in system upgrades, helping resolve delivery capacity and performance issues, and developing specialized power distribution engineering solutions.

PEC is interested in being part of your success.

Contact us to find out how we can help manage your power delivery needs.

Electrical Engineering

PEC offers a full range of electrical engineering services from GIS mapping and circuit modeling to power distribution engineering, as well as complete electrical engineering support services. Our electrical engineering services include:

  • Power distribution engineering: generation, transmission, substation design, and distribution system modeling & design, along with grounding protection services
  • Industrial power engineering
  • SCADA implementations & upgrades
  • Lightning and Transient Mitigation
  • Small Form, and non-traditional, generation solutions
  • Complete electrical engineering support
  • Construction/Project Management

Electrical Infrastructure Design

Our electrical design and construction services are client-focused and encompass all stages of design and construction, from new system planning and design to renovation and rewiring. PEC’s electrical design and construction services include:

  • Utility infrastructure: We design engineering solutions for construction of utility infrastructure
  • PEC is proficient with CrescentLink, PartnerSoft, NISC and other staking software platforms
  • Substation design & construction: We handle design, equipment procurement, and construction coordinating services
  • Substation upgrades
  • Complete civil engineering support: Our team provides surveying, staking, line layout, right-of-way identification, and procurement services
  • Single line diagrams and Construction drawings

Analysis & Maintenance

Regardless of whether PEC handled your project's design and construction phases, we can provide full-service support, analysis, and maintenance for a variety of electrical engineering projects. Our analysis and maintenance services include:

  • Electrical system upgrades
  • Pole line inspections and quality assurance
  • Safety audits
  • PME/SME metering consolidation
  • Troubleshooting, restoration, and repairs
  • Protective Device Coordination Studies
  • Arc-Flash Studies

Oil & Gas

PEC supports Oil and Gas clients in multiple states. We strive at providing cost effective ways to provide power to our clients assets. Whether it is miles of power lines or small micro-grids, PEC can offer solutions for any project. Our services include:

  • Asset Inventory Collection and GPS location of electrical system and equipment
  • Power line inspections for safety and quality assurance
  • Pole tagging and mapping of oil fields
  • PME/SME consolidation
  • Milsoft modeling and load analysis for future growth plans
  • Arc-Flash Studies
  • Custom construction diagrams for pole assembly

Transmission & Distribution Projects

Palmetto Engineering has completed a variety of electrical engineering projects, spanning areas including substation design, electrical design-build projects, and pole line construction. With offices in Greenville, SC and Little Rock, AR, we serve clients across the country. Some of our completed projects include:

  • SEL relay settings
  • Transmission & distribution power substation design
  • New pole line systems and upgrades
  • Circuit coordination and fuse protection
  • Lightning arrestor & surge protection design
  • Electric system grounding and bonding improvements
  • Neutral wire additions for three wire primary systems
  • Distribution circuit modeling using Milsoft Utility solutions software
  • PME/SME consolidation for reduced power costs
  • Project and equipment specifications
  • Drawing document conversions to AutoCAD
  • On-site project inspections and quality insurance
  • Safety audits and documentation
  • Asset tagging, equipment labeling, GPS location records for electrical systems, roads, gas lines, and other items
  • Database migrations and conversions from existing electrical modeling software to Milsoft Utility Solutions software