Kestrel provides electrical engineering and design services for retrofit and new plant construction.  We provide comprehensive electrical engineering and design services, including modeling and analysis, and preparation of equipment / construction specifications and construction documents.  We have substantial experience in low-, medium-, and high-voltage design, from 110V to 230kV.

Thorough understanding and application of relevant codes and standards in electrical analysis is critical for project success.  In conjunction with our technical partners, areas of expertise include:

  • Short Circuit Analysis
  • Load Flow Analysis
  • Dynamic Motor Starting and Protection Evaluation
  • Arc Flash Hazard Evaluation
  • System Stabilization Transient Modeling
  • Power Quality and Harmonics Analysis
  • Buried Feeder Temperature Derating
  • Power Factor Correction
  • Relay Coordination and Protection Studies
  • Grounding, Bonding and Cathodic Protection
  • System Voltage Drop Analysis
  • Hazardous Area Classification Evaluation
  • Insurance and Code Compliance

Electrical engineering and design services and deliverables include:

  • Power Distribution Systems
  • Substations / Switchyards
  • Station Power Systems
  • Heat Trace and Electric Heating Systems
  • Standby / Emergency Generator Systems
  • UPS and Emergency Standby Systems
  • Grounding and Lightning Protection
  • Fire and Gas Detection Systems
  • Fire Protection Electrical Systems
  • Raceway and Cable Tray Systems
  • Lighting Systems
  • Communication and Security Systems
  • Energy Conservation and Management
  • Relay Calibration, Testing and Programming
  • Startup and Commissioning Support

Electrical equipment specification, evaluation and selection addressing the following:

  • Small and Large Power Transformers
  • Modular Power Distribution Centers
  • Low / Medium Voltage Switchgear
  • Low / Medium Voltage Motor Control Centers
  • Ductbank
  • Bus Duct
  • Variable Frequency Drives
  • Reduced Voltage Starters
  • Load Commutated Inverters
  • Battery, UPS and Generator Systems
  • Low / Medium Voltage Motors
  • Synchronous Motors
  • Protective Relays and Panels