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Finley is an independent provider of energy engineering services. We know the future of energy systems and have the expertise to deliver proven methods for reducing utility costs, and accurate techniques for estimating project costs and energy savings. We also understand the telecommunications industry in great detail and as such, can help utilities innovate with substation, transmission, and distribution automation in ways our competitors simply can’t match!

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x Energy transmission and distribution is at the core of Finley Engineering’s success. Since 1953, our engineers have taken pride in designing, engineering, and overseeing construction of electrical power systems to serve customers in the 21st century. Our professional designers, engineers, and project managers do not have predetermined solutions for your complex energy needs.  We listen to your concerns and explore all options to create a customized engineering solution that will work for your current and future needs. With projects completed from the headwaters of the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico, you can rely on our ability to be nimble and flexible in ways that will benefit your project. The bottom-line? We’ll deliver on our promise, and get the job done right.


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Finley Engineering Energy services include, but are not limited to:

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    • Rural Broadband Becoming More Of A Reality

      With the increasing role of renewables, particularly wind and solar, in providing generation on the nation’s electric grid, there is concern among some that not enough attention is being paid to the continuing role of traditional baseload generation, primarily coal and nuclear, in ensuring the reliability and resilience of the grid…

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    • Ratemaking and Rate Structure - New Paradigms, a Three Part Series

      Until about a decade ago, utility ratemaking and the resulting rate structures were determined in a very traditional manner and tended to be based on very traditional needs that utilities had, which had essentially been the same for decades. These included: the increasing costs of fuel (coal, natural gas, etc.); overall operational cost increases; cost of living wage increases and benefits for employees; the cost of recurring system upgrades; the cost of repairs on non-working equipment; the cost of undergrounding certain parts of the infrastructure to eliminate problems associated with poles and lines; and the cost of expanding the utility’s infrastructure to new areas that needed power, as the result of new subdivisions, urban sprawl, etc.

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    • System Protection Engineering, A Four-Part Series

      Are you at risk? System protection engineering strategies are critical to ensure that a utility provides safe, reliable electric power.  These are often overlooked until something goes wrong, and this neglect can come at a cost. Read Finley Engineering’s series of four whitepapers on various aspects of protection engineering.

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