Mesa Associates, Inc.
Power Generation


Mesa’s hydroelectric project delivery capabilities and experience are enhanced by numerous former utility employees and retirees. This experience to produce quality designs correctly has resulted in huge growth of projects and clients.

Company Experience


Power Systems

  • High, Medium, and Low Voltage Power Distribution
    • Transformer Replacement
    • Breaker Replacement
    • Switchyard Design
    • Grounding
  • Medium and Low Voltage Switchgear
    • Switchyard/Switchgear Equipment
    • Motors and Motor Control Centers
  • Auxiliary Power Systems
    • Battery Systems
    • Diesel Generators
    • UPS Design
    • Emergency Lighting
  • Power System Studies
    • Load Flow Analysis
    • Fault Analysis
    • Arc Flash Hazard Analysis

Control Systems

  • DCS
  • Generator Controls
  • Protective Relaying
  • Automated Control Systems
  • PLC Design, Programming, and Testing
  • Human Machine Interface
  • Control Panel Design and Fabrication

Automation & Monitoring

  • Generator/Exciter
  • Synchronization
  • Breakers
  • Auxiliary Equipment
  • Tailwater & Spillway Warning Systems
  • Spillway Gate Control


  • Generator and Bearing Cooling and Lubrication Systems
    • System Design
    • Piping Design
    • Equipment Specifications and Procurement
  • Fire Detection/Protection
    • NFPA 101 Life Safety Upgrades
  • HVAC Systems
    • Power Waterway Gates, Valves, and Hoists


  • Electrical and Mechanical Plant Upgrade Assessments
  • Equipment Evaluation
  • Equipment Specifications
  • Cost Estimates


  • Switchyard Foundations and Structures
  • Powerhouse Structural Evaluation and Design
  • Steel and Concrete Buildings and Miscellaneous Structures
  • Site Drainage and Storm water Management
  • Dam Instrumentation and Evaluations
  • Hydraulic Design of Spillway and Channels
  • Gates and Bulkheads for Dams and Powerhouses