Fractal a Specialized Consulting and Engineering Firm

that provides expert technical design, financial analysis and independent engineering of energy storage and hybrid projects.

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Our Value to Clients

  • Neutral and Unbiased

    Fractal provides clients with unbiased, project valuation, system design, financial analysis and procurement management. We are technology agnostic and design systems with the highest reliability, lowest total cost of ownership, and maximum revenue for the life of your project.

  • Unmatched Experience

    Fractal has the most hands-on, operational experience with battery storage to include 150 MW of battery storage operations and maintenance, +3GW of battery storage design and analysis and +2GW of solar and wind.

  • Industry Insight

    Fractal has deep industry experience and knowledge of vendors, markets and technologies. We actively write and manage solicitations across all markets and project sizes which provides us unfiltered access to complete and real-time technology and price inputs. Fractal maintains active monitoring, data acquisition and understanding of federal, state and ISO/RTO filings, rulings and stakeholder working groups.

  • Expert Modeling

    Fractal uses powerful data analytics and custom-built models to simulate performance, degradation, costs and revenues to optimize the economics of your project. We don’t use black box software. We have developed tools for electric utilities and top renewable energy developers to evaluate energy storage and hybrid projects.

  • End-to-End Services

    Fractal can provide owner’s engineering and advisory support to financially optimize and de-risk your project. From conception to operations, Fractal can define, optimize and support your efforts through budgeting, stakeholder and regulatory approval.

  • Passion and History

    Fractal has deep experience in every stage of a BESS life cycle including installation, integration, operations, maintenance and even firefighting. Our personnel were involved in deploying the first energy storage projects in ERCOT, PJM, the Hawaiian Islands (coupled with solar and wind). Most importantly, they helped shape energy markets, regulation signals and policy.

Who We Serve

Fractal provides consulting services to a variety of stakeholders.

  • Municipally Owned Utilities
  • Distribution Cooperatives
  • Solar and Wind Developers
  • Municipalities
  • Investors and Financiers
  • Grid Operators / ISO / RTO / BA
  • Oil, Gas and Mining
  • Investor Owned Utilities
  • G&T Cooperatives
  • EPC Firms
  • Medium and Large C&I Customers
  • Government and Regulators
  • Research Organizations
  • Military Bases

Energy Storage Consulting Services

Fractal can support the full life cycle of an energy storage or hybrid project. From conception to operations, Fractal can define, optimize and support your energy storage project.

  • Sizing and Site Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Financial Due Diligence
  • Proposal Review and Benchmarking
  • Design Specifications, RFP Writing, Managing and Bid Evaluation
  • Contracting Templates, Due Diligence and Negotiations
  • Proposal and Bid Preparation
  • Warranty and Performance Guarantee Development
  • Financial Model Development
  • Risk Assessment
  • Capital Cost Estimates and Schedule Development
  • Warranty and Sizing Optimization
  • PPA / Lease / Service Structuring
  • Project Management
  • Market Studies
  • Education and Training Sessions
  • Offer Curve and Control Code Optimization
  • Electrical Engineering Drawings and Studies
  • Expert Witness
  • White Papers

Energy Storage Engineering Services

  • Technical Review / Due Diligence
  • Independent Engineering Report
  • Factory Acceptance Testing Witness and Verification
  • Construction Milestone Management
  • Construction Walkthrough
  • Site Acceptance Testing and Energization Witness and Verification
  • Pre-Commissioning Walkthrough
  • Quarterly or Annual Testing Review
  • Commissioning and Performance Testing Witness and Certification
  • Project Management
  • 30%, 60%, 90%, and IFC Design Packages
  • Materials takeoff / BOM
  • System Layout and Equipment Specifications
  • Power and Control Wiring and Raceways
  • Grounding Plans
  • System Protection Design
  • Project Construction and Installation Planning
  • ES Integration Model Study
  • Interconnection Studies and Agreements
  • Load Flow Study
  • Short Circuit Study
  • ES Transformer Connection Study
  • Protective Device Coordination
  • Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Commissioning, Safety Manuals
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