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Electrical Utilities

Power Delivery Designed to Meet Demand Now and Into the Future

Like the air we breathe and the water we drink, electricity is largely taken for granted. That is, until the lights go out. At NEI Electric Power Engineering, we believe that no client should suffer from dated or unreliable electric power infrastructure.

The grid that once brought power to millions of Americans is quickly aging. As a true partner, NEI‘s talented, dedicated team knows how to get the most out of existing infrastructure and has the know-how and skill to design better, more efficient systems that will advance the way power is generated and transmitted for generations to come.

The demand for electricity continues to soar and clients rely on our history and breadth of expertise in the electrical utility world to ensure that they can continue to meet the growing needs of their clients.

Keeping the lights on for your clients is a great responsibility and not without its challenges. Across the United States and around the world, electric utilities face the reality of aging infrastructure, increasing grid complexity, and tightening budgets. Electric cooperatives, municipals, and investor-owned utilities trust NEI to provide reliable and resilient engineering solutions.

Forward looking

We understand the scale and impact of long-term investments in major electrical infrastructure. We deliver high-quality solutions embedded with the safety, sustainability, and standardization that utilities require.


We deliver complete solutions embedded with the safety, sustainability, and standardization that utilities require.


Getting it right is important. We’ll be there for you—day or night – meeting your standards so you can serve your clients. 

Investor-Owned Utilities

Investor-owned utilities are expected to keep the power on while demand constantly grows and to do so as economically as possible. With increased scrutiny from end consumers and stakeholders, the margin for error is virtually nonexistent. At NEI Electric Power Engineering, we’ve partnered with IOUs around the country for decades to help them successfully navigate the ever-evolving utility landscape. NEI Electric Power Engineering’s team of experts becomes an extension of your team. We understand the balance between short-term returns and long-term investments in your IOU. Together, we come up with comprehensive designs and solutions for the challenges you and your investors face.

When you work with NEI, you’re partnering with experienced engineers who not only understand the challenges utilities face but who are also keenly aware of the specific challenges IOUs face. This combination of intimate field industry experience and the larger implications of your work result in a motivated team that understands what is at stake and has the knowledge to solve complex problems.

Cooperatives & REAs

Co-ops and REAs have a unique interest in powering their communities. Operators and stakeholders are not only responsible for the power provided, but also a recipient of the power. Poor planning, design, and commissioning can have catastrophic effects on operations. Since the early 1980s, NEI has been the trusted partner for Co-ops and REAs around the nation. Together, we ensure all electric power needs are fulfilled. When we partner with Co-ops and REAs, we consult and work on conceptual design, commissioning, facility refurbishment, and power distribution. NEI’s talented team of multidisciplinary experts understands the myriad challenges Co-ops and REAs face every day. Our vast experience ensures that communities stay powered safely and efficiently well into the future.  

As an REA or Co-ops, strong utilities mean a better community. Members are also the end consumers, which means there is a vested interest in not only keeping the power on, but also making sure that contributions are being put to use in the most responsible, scalable, and economical way possible. The team at NEI is equipped to provide members and stakeholders with the expertise necessary to ensure that efficient and cost-friendly power stays on in the communities they serve..

NEI stands out as a multidisciplinary partner with firsthand knowledge of the intricacies and nuances of the industry. Whether you’re building a new facility, upgrading an existing one, or trying to figure out the most efficient way of getting power from Point A to Point B, the expert team at NEI is your answer.


As a trusted municipal, powering communities is a serious responsibility. Since its founding in 1982, NEI has partnered with municipals across the country to ensure that their electric power needs are met at all times. NEI collaborates with municipalities from conceptual design, commissioning, facility refurbishment, and power distribution. Our team of multidisciplinary experts understands the unique challenges municipals face daily and has the background and knowledge to keep facilities optimally running for years to come.

Providing your community and stakeholders with the power they need in a safe, reliable, and affordable way is a constantly moving target. Increased pressure on infrastructure and high levels of accountability place municipals at the crossroads of urban sprawl and increasing demands for power. NEI is the reliable partner who provides long-term operations and management solutions while being easy to work with and reliable.

By planning for and anticipating the evolving power needs of communities, municipalities are proactively ensuring an environment where electric power facilities are meeting the ongoing demands, while simultaneously building an infrastructure that can remain operational and economical for decades to come. NEI becomes part of the team to help plan and deliver solutions that include everything from substation design to energy storage, to transmission and distribution.

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