Enabling the Connected Future: Smart Grid Consulting Services

Working at the forefront of digital innovation, Util-Assist offers strategic solutions for tomorrow’s challenges, connecting the future through the smart grid.

Our Services

Whether you are embarking on new technology to modernize your distribution system, enhance your customer service, or increase efficiency, Util-Assist can help navigate your journey. With flexible “a la carte” services, Util-Assist’s consultants guide you through each step, from strategic planning and business case development through procurement and implementation.

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning

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Business Case Development

Business Case Development

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Procurement

Procurement

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Business Process Re-Engineering

Business Process Re-Engineering

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System Implemenation

System Implementation, Integration, and Testing

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Meter Deployment

Meter Deployment

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Project Management and Oversight

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Our Expertise 

Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solutions

Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI)Util-Assist has been at the forefront of AMI since 2005 and is one of the most experienced AMI procurement consultants in North America. AMI technology has evolved rapidly over the years, delivering advanced capabilities and functionality and driving a growing list of benefits for utilities. Today, we are helping utilities deploy the “next generation” of AMI which brings smart grid enablement and distributed intelligence to revolutionize operations and customer service.

Meter data management (MDM) solutions

Meter data management (MDM)With the vast volumes of data generated by AMI solutions, utilities require an MDM to store, process, analyze, and manipulate the data. The Util-Assist team can help you procure, integrate and deploy this critical building block and generate value for the enterprise.

Customer information systems (CIS)

Customer information systems (CIS)Aging CIS solutions simply aren’t scalable or flexible enough to enable online self-service and payments or to provide efficient, flexible service billing for multiple commodities. With senior CIS specialists to guide the data migration process, we have completed dozens of successful conversions and upgrades, adding new capabilities that enhance the customer experience.

Advanced distribution management systems (ADMS)

Advanced distribution management systems (ADMS)We are helping utilities modernize their distribution systems by implementing the most efficient architecture for monitoring, analyzing, controlling, and planning. An ADMS achieves efficiencies through a single database, data model, operational environment, and user interface, resulting in seamless dispatch workflows and consistent data across systems.

Web presentment solutions

Web presentment Our customer experience (CX) practice can help you select and implement Web presentment tools to enable your customers to view their consumption patterns over the Internet, empowering them to make informed decisions about energy conservation.

Data analytics platforms

Data Analytics PlatformWe are helping utilities turn insights into actions by consolidating and transforming disparate data sources in data analytics platforms. Our services include conducting comprehensive analytics audits, defining data analytics use cases, developing enterprise information management strategies, and establishing data governance.

Electric, water, gas

Electric, water, gasBecause metering infrastructure considerations differ for each service, we offer subject matter experts in each commodity and can help you explore synergies through shared infrastructure.

Our Team Makes the Difference

Our team of subject matter experts, business analysts, and project managers have worked on close to a hundred of utility smart grid projects. Our company culture is devoted to giving high-performance workers the support they need to continuously improve their skills and take on more responsibility. Our team has an intimate understanding of your business and will guide you every step of the way.