Services

Advanced Field Testing

Our clients have trusted us for years to conduct objective and comprehensive field testing for both civil and electrical projects.

How we can help

METSCO’s associates are as comfortable in corporate boardrooms as we are in substations, control centres, and construction sites. We have developed a range of rigorous and efficient testing methodologies for live station ground grid impendence measurement, online and offline cable testing and asset condition assessment, among others. Some of the key testing services we provide are:

  • Advanced testing for power transformers such as partial discharge test, induced voltage test, Dielectric Frequency Response (DFR) and SRFA
  • AC Hipot/VLF and partial discharge test on HV and MV cables and cable fault location
  • Switchgears and substation commissioning tests
  • Advanced ground grid testing including soil resistivity, modified current injection, modified fall of potential, step and touch potential
  • HV tower grounding test with respect to high frequency lightning
  • Root cause failure investigation and analysis
  • Power quality, harmonics and transient measurement and monitoring
  • EMI, EMF and noise measurement
  • Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) witness and review

Take advantage of our field service offerings and stay safe, reliable and efficient.

Asset Condition Assessment

Performing an Assessment (ACA) is becoming a norm for utilities. METSCO is here to make sure the process generates actionable and meaningful insights that inform downstream planning and generate value for ratepayers and shareholders alike.

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Informational Report

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Asset Condition Assessment

Performing an Assessment (ACA) is becoming a norm for utilities. METSCO is here to make sure the process generates actionable and meaningful insights that inform downstream planning and generate value for ratepayers and shareholders alike.

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Informational Report

Cable Diagnostics Trends

This issue is focused on underground cable diagnostics.

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Post M&A Asset Management Support

A large transmitter retained METSCO to help it devise a process to integrate its existing operations with those of a smaller utility it recently acquired.

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Developing Custom Performance Measures

A utility client asked us to develop a customized set of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to track the efficiency and effectiveness of its capital and maintenance programs.

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Demonstrating Value of Past Capital Investments

A distributor carrying out an active asset renewal program approached METSCO with a request to help it validate whether and how renewal investments to date have benefitted its customers.

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US Electric Utility Industry Scan

This study investigates typical preventative maintenance practices for the distribution system by utilities in the United States of America, covering the conterminous states divided into seven operating regions.

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