ECI is Engineering With Distinction

ECI ranks among the largest power delivery engineering firms in North America. We bring extensive experience in power delivery services through 500 kV to our clients.

ECI’s history of unique achievements has demonstrated we are an optimal partner for electrical power delivery engineering and project support services. The firm’s corporate culture emphasizes innovation and drive for cost savings in our engineering solutions. Our motto of “Engineering with Distinction” is a living practice. Our extensive background and experience in the utility industry, applied by our principals through our execution team levels of the firm, provides innovative solutions unmatched by our competitors. Our cross-disciplined engineering approach has resulted in millions of dollars of savings for our clients. Our employee-owned structure ensures the personal ownership and commitment that are the foundation of all successful projects.

Substation Engineering

ECI’s substation projects range from small facility upgrades to major 765 kV switchyards and generation interconnect stations.

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Transmission & Distribution Engineering

ECI provides Transmission & Distribution services for lines with voltages through 765 kV, including new installations, upgrading of existing facilities, reconductoring and line rating.

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Energy Storage & Collection Engineering

As a leading utility scale energy storage solution provider, ECI has completed project design on world class BESS installations with capacities up to 506 MW and energy ratings up to 2024 MWh.  Complementing our renewable energy services, ECI’s Collection Engineering Team has completed the design of hundreds of projects for wind, solar and BESS facilities.

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Power System Studies & Planning

ECI’s power system engineering capabilities range from traditional transmission and distribution power system modeling and simulation to advanced analysis such as reactive power, TOV, dynamic stability, and specialty studies for EHV transmission systems.

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Power Systems Protection Engineering

ECI provides a comprehensive range of services for system protection. ECI’s experience covers all aspects of system protection from 765 kV transmission to 4 kV distribution and all types of generation.

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Power System Integration & SCADA Engineering

ECI offers automation and integration services for any transmission or distribution application, including station automation, energy management, power quality, communications, and data recording.

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System Reliability & Compliance

ECI provides audit support for compliance engagements specific to our projects including gap assessments as a proactive approach to compliance.

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Telecommunication Engineering

ECI provides a complete services solution for communication projects including planning, infrastructure, devices, protocols, ISO/RTO requirements, networking and overall system integration & setup.

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Industrial Power & Process Engineering

ECI possesses advanced expertise in the design of power systems, control systems, instrumentation, plant automation, and communication for applications in power generation, petrochemical, mining, milling & smelting, pulp & paper, and water treatment.

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Machine Design & Automation

ECI possesses the expertise to deliver highly engineered custom machine solutions including full design/build for industrial, manufacturing and heavy commercial applications.

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Owner Engineering

ECI provides owner engineering (OE) services across all technical disciplines and project life cycle phases. Our experienced team of Senior Project Managers is available to support your needs in project feasibility, preliminary engineering, budgeting and scheduling, specification development, technical reviews in addition to general project or construction management.

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ECI provides full surveying solutions for energy applications, ranging from ALTA, Boundary and Topographical surveys to construction staking and lattice tower layouts.  Our Survey Team is expert in conventional, GPS, LiDAR photogrammetry, and 3D scanning data collection, including the use of UAV LiDAR and ground penetration radar.

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Environmental Planning & Permitting

ECI’s Environmental & Permitting Team supports the acquisition of all necessary environmental planning, regulatory, and construction permits including monitoring and compliance management as a part of a comprehensive project solution.

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ECI capabilities cover all aspects of easement and fee acquisition including easement route studies, landowner (title) and existing rights research, right of entry, right-of-way exhibits, easement negotiation and acquisition, construction support and construction damage claim settlement.

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Construction Management

ECI’s construction management services include on-site construction & material management, construction QA/QC, construction sequencing, scheduling and outage coordination, material expediting,  and site safety compliance.

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Testing & Commissioning Services

ECI’s capabilities include apparatus, equipment and cable testing; control building, electrical, panel and AC/DC checkout; relay programming and testing; SCADA integration, programming and testing; power quality and energy metering testing; and complete functional testing and commissioning.

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EPC Services – Professionally Led Design Build Services

EPC Services Company is one of the largest professionally-led, vertically integrated EPC companies in the United States, providing full EPC execution solutions for utility and energy projects.

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Talk to Us About Your Next Project

From planning to conceptual design to detailed engineering or full turn-key project, let our ECI team provide a comprehensive scope of services and cost for your upcoming program.


Whether raised platform substations, non-traditional transmission structures or creative sequencing, our team works collaboratively to provide an innovative solution.

Cost Effective

Our designs are prepared with the overall capital, operation and maintenance budget in mind.


Each member of our team is personally dedicated to support our clients in their project goals.


Are you in need of planning, conceptual design, detailed engineering, or a full turn-key project? Let our ECI team provide a comprehensive scope of services and cost for your upcoming project.