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ENERGY CONSULTING BUSINESS

Phoventus is a consulting firm specializing in solar and wind energy, focusing on meeting the needs of clients while delivering value added results. We provide strategic management consulting, engineering, and environmental advisory services to cover all aspects of your renewable energy system. Our services are comprehensive consisting of full lifecycle project management, which means we can offer you everything you need from project beginning to end.

Here at Phoventus, we are a driven, passionate team with a mission to provide excellence in advisory capacities to power producers, distributors and financiers.  In addition, our mission is to provide an unparalleled focus on the core issues affecting the future development, ownership, and profitability of distributed power and energy projects, and facilitate the expansion of renewable energy resources and ensure we poise ourselves to be at the forefront of these technologies and energy approaches.  Our value is our understanding of the energy market, energy projects and our client’s needs.

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Robert Lydan
CEO, Managing Director

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“With over 25 years of experience in their respective fields, Phoventus’ senior staff have provided successful consulting services on over 500 renewable energy projects.

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From our offices in Toronto and New York and with more than 50 years combined experience in their respective fields, the Phoventus management team has provided successful consulting services for over 500 renewable energy projects around the world. In everything we do, our goal is to minimize risk for our clients, maximize project efficiency and profitability, and guarantee their long-term success.

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SERVICES

OWNERS ENGINEERING SERVICES

The management, supervision, and closeout of EPC construction contracts are fundamental to the success of our clients. We are uniquely qualified to assist our client in closing gaps between themselves and their construction partners.

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

  • Engineering change review and alignment with contract expectations and market value
  • Cost-benefit analysis and risk allocation
  • Contractor supervision
  • Project Controls

FORENSIC ENGINEERING

  • Expert and technical review of change disputes
  • Forensic engineering studies and reporting
  • Counsel technical support
  • Lien, waiver and closeout documentation management

PROCUREMENT SUPPORT

  • Contract formation
  • Technical appendix, statements of work and terms of reference
  • Bid specs and RFP composition, distribution and management
  • Bid ratings and bid management
  • Design basis and unit measure takeoff calculations

ELECTRICAL & DESIGN ENGINEERING

Phoventus brings a compressive understanding of electrical power systems to your project. Decades of interconnection and substation design experience enhance our appreciation of renewable power project requirements and timelines. Protections and controls integration with your Energy Storage, Solar Power or Electrification project is a specialty.

DETAILED ENGINEERING & DESIGN

  • Preliminary layout design
  • Single Line Diagram construction
  • 30%, 60%, 90% & IFC design
  • Electrical schedules
  • Riser diagrams and elevations
  • Plant Control & Optimization

INTERCONNECTION ENGINEERING

  • LV/MV Substation Design
  • Power Quality and Output Metering
  • Transfer Trip Switchgear & Communication
  • CIA/DTCA package approval

ELECTRICAL STUDIES

  • Industry standard software (ETAP, DigSILENT) & proprietary tools
  • Load Flow/Reactive Compensation
  • Conduit routing and cable tray design
  • Fault Level
  • Protection Coordination
  • Arc Flash Hazard
  • Power Quality (Harmonics, Flicker)
  • Transient Stability Studies (Load Rejection, Voltage Control, etc.)
  • NEC, IEEE 1547, IEEE 1584 and NFPA 70E compliance

Contracting and Execution Support

Project developers face ever-changing regulatory, environmental, and technical constraints unique to each project. The slightest delay thanks to any of these limitations can ultimately undermine the financial viability of a project. We make sure this does not happen to our clients. At Phoventus, we ensure projects are designed to factor in these constraints, with risk-mitigation strategies designed-in from the start so that project plans can move through the planning/permitting process smoothly, without delay, and with the best possible chance of approval to proceed.

We employ our broad experience in development stage projects to ensure our clients’ development budgets are being spent in the right places to de-risk and advance their projects.

Our services include:

  • Environmental constraints assessment, environmental impact assessments and permitting (including government, public and Indigenous consultation)
  • Energy yield assessment
  • Preliminary engineering, design, and studies
  • Capital and operational cost budgeting
  • Support on interconnection application and geotechnical investigation

At Phoventus, our mission is excellence in advisory and engineering services to the renewable energy, electrification, and hybrid power markets. We provide value-added strategic management, engineering, and environmental consulting and advisory services to power clients of every type, mission, and purpose around the world.

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SPECIALTIES

In everything we do, our aim at Phoventus is to minimize and mitigate risk for our clients through all stages of a project’s lifecycle, maximize project efficiency and profitability, and guarantee success for their renewable energy business strategies and project development goals.

Our services are comprehensive consisting of full lifecycle project management, which means we can offer you everything you need from project beginning to end. From big to small, local to global, our dedicated team of energy industry specialists is here to advise on and help implement the right solutions for you and your business.

ELECTRICAL ENERGY STORAGE DESIGN ENGINEERING

We build on our passion for the expansion of renewable energy use and universal access to affordable electricity for all, ensuring we stay at the forefront of developments in renewable energy, storage and microgrid/off-grid technology, project development and finance, and environmental and energy policy, so our clients can be confident they are in safe hands.

SPECIALTIES
Procurement Support

  • Vendor and technology evaluation• Integrator bid review and scorecard
  • Lithium-Ion, battery performance specifications
  • Controller selection
  • Warranty and remedy review
  • System safety and ARC flash conformance

Storage Engineering

  • System Design and modelling
  • Grid interconnection specifications and engineering
  • Electrical, instrumentation & controls
  • Ramp Rate and C rate calculation
  • Permit and ITC compliance
  • Protections and control

Owners Engineering

  • EPC Contract review
  • 30%,60% 90% IFC Engineering reviews
  • Change management and tracking
  • Onsite Construction monitoring
  • Completion Certificates
  • Vendor Dispute resolution

SOLAR RE-POWERING & RE-VAMPING

SPECIALTIES
Forensic Investigation

  • Single Line Drawing and Bill of Material reconstruction
  • Surrogate component recommendations appraisal
  • Warranty review and remedy recommendation
  • Electrical Protection and control
  • Electrical Fault investigation and remedy
  • Component Obsolescence appraisal
  • Arc flash and Hazard study updates

Engineering

  • Interconnection and fault compliance
  • Storage addendum engineering
  • Relay and Switchgear coordination
  • Energy production modelling ( Pvsyst etc… )
  • Electrical system modelling
  • Component Obsolescence appraisal
  • Electrical Engineering and Design

Operations Support

  • O&M Capital planning
  • Critical Spares and stocking studies
  • Component Failure forecasting
  • Arc Flash and Hazard Safety
  • Performance & Maintenance reviews
  • Onsite Spares inventory reviews

REPOWER SOLAR
Phoventus is uniquely qualified to deliver your re-powering project. Our team of experienced engineers have helped deliver over 500 renewable energy projects to date. We bring together an in-depth understanding of the current state of PV Module , Inverter and interconnection engineering that directly translates to longstanding stability, profitability and sustainability of your re-powered project.

MICROGRID ENGINEERING
MINE POWER ENGINEERING

Islanded Microgrids are prevalent today in remote locations and Island nations. They represent a modern approach to solving a variety of energy supply challenges. Most notable the integration of renewable power and energy storage with preexisting generation. Their unique nature, however, can still trip up even the most advanced engineers. Before starting to design a system, it is important to understand the process of bringing about a micro-grid from initial concept to real-world operations. Most important is understanding how to design it.

PREFEASIBILITY AND DESIGN ENGINEERING

  • Preliminary engineering, design and studies
  • Capital and operational cost budgeting
  • Environmental constraints assessment, environmental impact assessments and permitting (including government, public and Indigenous consultation)
  • Energy yield assessment

MANAGEMENT CONSULTING, CONTRACT FORMATION, AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

  • Techno-economic assessments of on-site power generation options
  • Integration studies and synthetic PPA evaluation
  • Review of significant agreements and pro forma

OWNERS ENGINEERING AND INSTALLATION SUPERVISION

  • Contract reviews
  • Owner’s engineering services
  • Preparing and managing specifications
  • Reviewing bids
  • Reviewing contractor performance
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ANY QUESTIONS AT

1-800-905-2450

TORONTO

4200 South Service Road
Suite 102, Burlington, ON L7L 4X5

CALIFORNIA

303 Twin Dolphin Drive
Suite 600, Redwood, CA 94065
650-474-5704

SEND YOUR EMAIL TO

info@phoventus.com

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If you could benefit from strategy consultation on renewable energy and electrical energy storage systems and solutions, please contact us at Phoventus today!

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