Independent Consultants

Pterra was founded to provide premier consulting services exclusively for the electric power industry. To specific analytical or expert matters, Pterra's Principals apply over 100 years of cumulative industry experience to find creative and innovative solutions and resolutions. Our Principals come from diverse backgrounds in power system operations, transmission planning, electrical design,distribution analysis and software development. And yet, our work is fully independent of manufacturing, software, utility, project developer and other entities participating in today's energy markets.



Scopes Of Work

Following are typical scopes of work for Pterra's engagements.

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Analytical Studies

Pterra conducts analytical studies such as the following.

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Cooperatives and Municipals

Pterra serves the analytical needs of US cooperatives and municipals.

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Pterra applies the appropriate in-house or commercial software to the specific study needs.

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Our Recent Projects

View sample studies we have performed for clients in the electric power industry to the right.

2National Renewable Energy Laboratory (“NREL”) contracted Pterra to conduct an island-wide system-level integration study...
studysystem_thumbIncreased penetration of solar photovoltaic (“PV”) generation in distribution circuits raises a potential issue with load...
ieeeexcitationsystem_thumbPterra was contracted by PacifiCorp to compile, document and check system dynamic model data for submission to the...