Energy generally and the electric power industry is passing through a paradigm change as it progresses toward 2050 involving considerable levels of uncertainty on many disparate fronts. Effective capital investment in long lasting plant under these conditions requires both strategic and tactical assistance for continued profitable performance and the minimization of stranded assets. Sligar and Associates has experience in providing such strategic and tactical advice over some years for a number of organizations in this area.

It also has competency in the operation of power stations and their relation to the power system. A specific component of this is running master classes on grinding coal and the operation of coal fired power stations more generally.

A third competency lies in advising industries which service the power industry on how the power industry is changing to guide external suppliers on how these changes will affect their operation.

Clients include the Australia and foreign government organizations, Australian and foreign industrial organizations and research bodies.