Americaā€™s power grid and infrastructure have come under increasing challenges in three key areas: asset management, grid modernization and operational excellence. Ulteig is a proven infrastructure partner, working with progressive power companies to overcome these challenges with integrated, expert solutions that produce exceptional results.

We serve a wide range of electric utility clients, including investor-owned utilities (IOUs), generation and transmission clients (G&Ts), electric cooperatives and municipally-owned utilities. Our solutions are instrumental in helping our clients achieve success when addressing aging infrastructure, limited space, demand for smart grid technology, renewable integration, reliability and resiliency, growing O&M needs, pricing pressure, an aging workforce, limited resources and compliance.

Ulteig is made up of experts with different combinations of experience ā€” across our Power Lifeline Sector and throughout our many Solutions. Together our Power team brings precisely the right skills, education and training to collaborate relentlessly and create innovative solutions, however complex your challenge or need. Our Power team works in the following key market areas: Substation, Transmission, Distribution, System Integration, Grid Modernization and Technology.

As a company that got its start providing distribution services to rural North Dakota over 75 years ago, Ulteig has the history and expertise to support power utilities and operating companies with the design, implementation and utilization of robust distribution systems.

What We Do

  • Basic surveying
  • Construction contract administration
  • Easement acquisition
  • Joint-use staking and make-ready surveys
  • Line inspection
  • NESC and utility specifications
  • Permitting
  • Protection/basic sectionalizing design
  • Sizing transformers and conductors
  • Material coordination
  • Underground line design and subdivision layout
  • Overhead/pole-line structure design and layout
  • Construction design packages/documents
  • Design criteria development
  • Full structure analysis and design
  • Review of existing system and recommendations for system hardening
  • Review of uutage data and design standards recommendations
  • Underground design
  • GIS mapping
  • Power quality studies
  • Load flow studies
  • Volt/VAR compensation
  • Arc flash studies
  • Interconnection studies
  • Coordination studies
  • Rate studies
  • Injection studies
  • Environmental studies
  • Loss reduction studies
  • Improved Distribution Grid Controls
  • Increased Use of Automation Systems
    • Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS)
    • Advanced Grid Intelligence & Security (AGIS)
    • Integrated Volt/VAR Optimization (IVVO)
    • Fault Location Isolation and Service Restoration (FLISR)
  • Increased Visibility of Distribution Systems
    • Additional data points
    • Phasor measurement units
    • Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)

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From global energy producers to locally funded cities and private developers to government agencies, the clients we serve encompass a broad range of relationships and projects. Find out why Ulteig is a leader in the engineering industry.

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