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Leading Risk Services for the Evolving Power Sector

In today's evolving, highly competitive energy and power markets, owners and investors in the international power sector are seeking new ways to implement capital projects and make acquisitions that maximize return on investment. They must also verify that their power/utility assets operate in a safer, more reliable and environmentally compliant manner throughout the asset lifecycle.

ABS Group offers our clients broad experience and deep expertise in many aspects of the onshore and offshore power industry. On any given day, our power sector experts could be involved in leading comprehensive due diligence on power plant acquisitions, providing state-of-the-art nuclear risk and safety assessments, certifying offshore wind farms across the globe, overseeing outage planning and execution or providing reliability consulting and maintenance management systems for utilities and independent power producers.

Our technical advisory experience and capabilities span all of the major generation technologies in use today, including nuclear, renewable and conventional generation. As innovation continues, ABS Group is applying skills and knowledge increasingly to emerging technologies such as energy storage and distributed energy resources.

Browse our power resources to discover the depth of our knowledge.

Integrated Services across the Asset Lifecycle

ABS Group has 40 years of experience in the international power sector and more than 11 gigawatts (GW) of global offshore wind project experience. Our integrated service offerings in the power sector are designed to create value to help our clients achieve optimal results and performance during the life of the asset. Our services range from initial concept and development, acquisition support, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, through to end-of-life decommissioning or asset reuse.

At the Forefront of U.S. Offshore Wind

ABS Group has more than 11 GW of offshore wind experience worldwide and served as the Certified Verification Agent for the Block Island wind farm, the first commercial offshore wind farm in U.S. waters. We also provided an offshore wind inspection safety assessment for the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSSE) to deliver insights into risks that need to be assessed in order to promote safer, more reliable wind inspection activities. 

With a long history of assessing offshore oil and gas facilities on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf and Gulf of Mexico, we can provide multi-disciplinary technical consulting and independent engineering capabilities in the areas of project certification, verification, quality assurance, inspection and owner's engineering/advisory services.

Project Support and Risk Services

ABS Group offers our power sector clients integrated project support and risk services, which address the various aspects of project development, planning, due diligence and execution. We provide advisory services to help create overall project technical and commercial strategy, independent engineering to validate design concepts and project execution, due diligence support on acquisitions, risk analysis to satisfy internal and regulatory requirements, and global inspection capabilities to confirm quality across the entire project supply chain.

We can support your project or acquisition from concept to implementation, so that you achieve your return on investment and minimize risks during all phases of asset ownership by:

  • De-risking projects through independent due diligence services
  • Providing Owner's Engineering services to support all phases of EPC development, planning and execution
  • Ensuring quality across the entire international project supply chain through global inspection and verification services
  • Setting strategy and achieving competitive procurement through advisory services

Power Asset Management Services

Whether you are bringing greenfield power assets to commercial operation, acquiring existing operational assets or supporting your own portfolio, ABS Group has solutions through its integrated Power Asset Management Services to help you achieve and sustain world-class power operations. Our experienced team provides reliability consulting, enterprise asset management strategies, computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) integrations and upgrades, NERC compliance and safety services to help our clients navigate a complex and evolving market environment.

Through these integrated services, we help power asset owners achieve and sustain operational excellence, identify performance enhancements during the due diligence process, mitigate risk and comply with the ever-changing set of regulations that apply in the modern power market.

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