Meeting demand with conventional power
A transition to low carbon energy is under way, but traditional oil, coal and gas remain important to global power supply, particularly for developing nations. Owners and operators in the conventional power sector are under pressure to keep pace with market demand and ensure reliability and security of supply by maintaining or improving output and efficiency. This must be balanced with effective cost control in production and the reduction of environmental impacts.
Investors, owners and operators are evolving their business strategies to drive output and efficiency while enabling a more sustainable, low carbon future. As they look to the latter, organisations are increasingly considering divesting and diversifying their plants and decarbonising production processes. This can present new opportunities for the sector.
Our expertise in conventional power
We bring global reach and local knowledge to programmes and projects in the conventional power sector. Over the past 30 years we have worked on more than US$700Bn of conventional power projects.
Our support spans project stages from initial investment appraisal to delivery and ongoing asset management. Our benchmarking data, knowledge and best practice learning drive solutions that promote cost-efficiency, performance and value. They bring certainty in project cost, schedule and risk.
Through a whole-life perspective, we help to maximise return on investment. Our guidance extends to strategies for decommissioning aged facilities.
Our experience, combined with our wider cost, project controls, data management and tools support our clients to keep stakeholders informed and positively progress opportunities.
We bring confidence by anticipating and responding to unique challenges, applying our cost and commercial expertise to deliver the project as effectively as possible versus budget.
We create environments for success by demonstrating clear project leadership, clear chains of command and accountability, and improved cohesion between project stakeholders.
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Conventional power services
We support clients with our expertise in project and programme management, cost, contract and commercial management, project controls and advisory and procurement. Our services are dedicated to helping clients overcome the challenges of the power sector and maximise project and programme potential.
Our independent, evidence-based advice drives effective evaluation of project feasibility, scope, risk, execution and constructability. We support the programme lifecycle, laying the foundations for success and driving performance.
We inform strategies to enable organisations to maximise project and programme potential, while helping them address the challenges of meeting market demand effectively and decarbonising.
Programme strategy and set up
We work with clients to establish the business case and build the capabilities and execution plan to drive successful delivery of large scale, complex projects and programmes.
Our in-depth experience and expertise in the power sector enables us to negotiate the complexities and risk, identify and realise opportunities and deliver on clients’ targets.
Cost and commercial management
We optimise cost performance at every stage by applying our proven cost models, data and market intelligence. These approaches drive cost-efficiency and value through projects and programmes.
Procurement strategy and management
We identify the right supply chain and apply our intelligent procurement models to drive delivery timelines, maximise supply chain value and mitigate contractual risk.
We provide performance diagnostics and capability analysis that allow asset owners to understand both the capability they need now and over the whole lifecycle of the asset.