Proven, Credible and Reputable
AESI is an engineering and management consulting firm providing pragmatic and sustainable engineering, technical, and management solutions to electric and water utilities, transportation operators, pipeline operators, commercial and industrial entities, and government agencies across North America and internationally. We aim to help our clients maintain reliable operations, meet regulatory requirements, and harness technology to attain operational excellence.
- Practical Utility Experience
- Product & Vendor Agnostic
- Knowledge Transfer
- Extensive Product Expertise
- Cost-Effective Solutions
Quality is Our BenchmarkAt AESI, Quality is our benchmark at every stage for everything we do – right from hiring professional staff with strong technical skills and good business ethics, through to final deliverables that are straight forward for ease of interpretation and implementation.
Holistic Point-of-View to Risk ManagementOperating as an extension of your team, AESI SMEs deliver cost-effective, sustainable solutions that are client-centric and utility-specific. Key to our success is a holistic point-of-view to risk management that draws from specialists with practical expertise and proven project experience. For all projects, big or small, AESI’s value proposition is to provide knowledge-transfer and remain technology and vendor agnostic.
Understanding the Bigger PictureFor over 30 years, our continued success is a direct result of our people and their depth of knowledge. It comes from each playing a variety of roles in distribution, transmission, generation, and system operations at utilities across North America. The result – AESI is intimately familiar with the needs and financial/operational realities of various utility types, including cooperatives, municipals, government/public utilities, investor-owned utilities, independent power producers, etc.
Harness Technology to Attain Operational ExcellenceOur in-house, highly trained and knowledgeable professional staff brings extensive experience in implementing, operating, supporting and managing 24×7, “five-nines” environments and can provide assistance and value add throughout the system development lifecycle. From the initial needs assessment and requirements gathering through strategy and roadmap development, architecture and design, procurement, implementation, sustainment, and maintenance, to training and documentation, we aim to be a long-term trusted technology partner and provide complete “cradle-to-grave” support and expertise.
A Path to Being Cyber ResilientAESI SMEs bring practical utility industry experience and knowledge on the American Public Power Association (APPA) Scorecard, the NIST Cyber Security Framework, Generally Accepted Privacy Controls (GAPP), and the NERC Standards and Requirements. Allow our SMEs to assist with assessing an appropriate roadmap and governance structure that leverages regulatory industry-leading practices to develop the proper level of policy documentation, organizational alignment, and technology enhancements. Our SMEs can provide long-term protective support by actualizing approaches that manage and adapt your programs to an ever changing regulatory, technological, and threat landscape.
Holistic Approach to Risk Management
When it comes to cyber security, AESI has a comprehensive portfolio that addresses the critical steps to cyber security resiliency. Address the critical steps to cybersecurity resiliency with AESI’s portfolio of Cyber Security services. Using proven risk-based industry practices to assess baseline cyber environments and identify exposures across the IT triad (governance/process-people-technology), we help our customers be more cyber aware and resilient.
Sustainable Compliance Assurance
AESI’s Compliance Specialists provide practical, cost-effective regulatory compliance services tailored to meet your business needs. We integrate as a member of your team – we act as both consultants and colleagues to transfer our knowledge and instill confidence to empower your staff. We will then transition into a reliable, trustworthy, and dependable resource available for on-going assistance as needed.
Managing Operational Complexities
Maximize your return on investment and optimize your operations by drawing on AESI’s depth of technical knowledge and breadth of real-world utility experience in the Operational Technology arena. Our expertise is not confined to one particular system or technology – we can help you manage, integrate, and optimize your entire IT/OT ecosystem.
Pragmatic and Forward-Thinking Engineering
Optimize your energy goals using AESI’s full perspective of the Energy Market. As Subject Matter Experts and utility-industry veterans, our consultants are adept at helping organizations assess and implement their operational and planning goals, ensuring that strategic impacts are considered for operational effectiveness in every major decision.