S&A experts deliver a comprehensive suite of power systems engineering services across traditional and alternative energy sources. With experience spanning a diverse range of power systems in size, scope and source, our designs are sophisticated, smart, and safe. We guide our clients in all phases of the process from design through build, including construction management services. Our solutions have saved clients hundreds of thousands of dollars, not only in the short-term but also the long-term from reduced energy consumption.
Electrical Engineering Services
Our broad range of services span the life cycle of your project, from the initial investigation to the final build phase.
- Design & Build
- Power Quality/Correction Studies
- Commissioning Services
Instrumentation & Control
From custom software and database development to designing instrumentation systems, S&A consistently delivers powerful, accurate user-friendly systems for monitoring and oversight of power systems. Our team has in-depth expertise in developing and programming PLCs and SCADA systems; PLCS programming; PIDs; instrumentation and control; PLC subroutines; custom SCADA user-friendly faceplates; I/O and PLC panels for many platforms and manufacturers as well as with system integration.
- Wonderware, Intellution, ESC (SCADA System)
- PICS (PLC simulator program)
- RS Logix, Concept (PLC programming)
- Smartools (PLC programs & loop drawings)
- Railworks (Weidmuller program/panels design)
Arc Flash Analysis
Mandated by federal code requirements, it’s also a smart exercise all organizations should conduct to provide safer facilities and systems for employees. S&A has experience ranging from ensuring compliance to training procedures, all with the goal of increasing employee protection and safety.
- Analysis & Studies
- Hazard analysis
- Commissioning & Startup
Nationally recognized experts of the S&A team provide investigation, evaluation, and reconstruction of accidents as witness testimony for electrical accidents up to 765,000 volts. Forensic services include investigation of electrical accidents involving power lines and equipment failure; electrical fires; equipment failure; insurance claims; and expert witness testimony.
- Electrical Accidents
- Fires of Electric Origin
- Product/Equipment Failure
- Insurance Claims
- Expert Witness Testimony
Solar & Renewable Energy
Appropriate use of alternative energy sources is a crucial component in designing today’s power systems. S&A’s knowledge advances daily to keep up with the fast pace of new technology. Integrating traditional and alternative power sources and designing those systems to work hand-in-hand is a highlight of our expertise in this area. Our vast expertise includes some of the largest solar installations in the State of Maryland.
- Solar Energy Engineering
- Design and Build Services
- Interconnect Studies
- Site survey and Assessment report
- Technical Calculations and sizing
- Prepare, review, & Analyze Bids
- Factory and Field witness testing
- Commissioning supervision
S&A takes a deeper, more exhaustive look at energy savings.
- Energy Audits
- Energy Value Analysis for Cost Savings
- Strategic Energy Planning
- Energy Management Programs