Natick, MA (December 14, 2023) – GRP Engineering, a power utility consulting and electrical engineering firm delivering electrical design and construction administration services, joined Verdantas, a private-equity-backed firm specializing in environmental consulting, sustainable engineering, modeling and digital technology. Based in Petoskey, Michigan, GRP serves a diverse array of clients within the power market, including electric cooperatives, municipalities, investor-owned utilities, plus industrial and commercial entities.

“Verdantas has made strides in the recent years to establish a strong presence in the power market, successfully performing substation asset digitization, reliability upgrades for transmission and distribution, and providing geotechnical, site/corridor design, as well as environmental planning and permitting services,” said Jesse Kropelnicki, CEO of Verdantas. “This acquisition is a strategic next step to build on that progress, expanding our electrical engineering team and service offerings to advance our capabilities and better meet the evolving needs of our clients and our nation’s shift towards sustainable energy.”

GRP brings a wealth of expertise that are complimentary to Verdantas’ existing capabilities including: Overhead and Underground Power Line Engineering, Planning and Route Selection, System Modeling and Planning, Load Flow Analysis, Right-of-Way Procurement, Maintenance, and Reliability System Upgrade Design.

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Morrissey Goodale, a specialized management consulting and research firm exclusively serving the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries, initiated the transaction and advised GRP Engineering.

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