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Technology Solutions For Modern Utilities

Meet the changing realities of the utilities sector with confidence. Through a mixture of deep industry insight and technology solutions, your goals can be made a reality. 

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Over 100,000 Hours Of Experience Helping Utilities Implement Technology Solutions

Since 1998, ARC has worked in regulated and deregulated utilities environments in both Canada and the United States. ARC has been heavily involved in the electricity deregulation of Alberta and has a deep industry knowledge which we bring to all client projects.

With an excellent track record of on-time, on-budget, and high-value projects, our work has resulted in significant savings and cost recovery to our clients.

Utility Technology Solutions

Utilities Solutions

Strategic & Management Consulting

Custom Software Development

Package Implementation & Enhancement

Innovation, Benchmarking, & Research Systems

Operational Support

Competitive Digital Benchmarking

"The quality of the people that we have worked with from ARC has been very impressive, and we value our ongoing relationship"
Forrest Kvemshagen
IT Manager, Talisman Energy

Deep Utilities Expertise


  • Over 200 utility sector projects
  • Mix of packages and custom solutions
  • Lots of lesson learned
    • Over 50% project rescues 
    • Many large multi-vendor, multi-year projects that have had challenges
  • Leading edge innovation
  • Business problems with and without the use of IT
  • Not a “buzz word” company
  • Focused on the long term, not doing bad projects now 

How Much We Have Helped

  • We have a track record of helping utilities transform and grow 
  • Complete overhaul and restructure – after deregulation of market decided
  • 10x investment returns
  • No solutions have had to be reworked, all have evolved
  • Start with strategy and enable change and transformation!

Where We Are Most Successful

Partnership with client

Doing projects “together”

Plan for contingency and mitigation around risks

Address issues before they are problems

Open and honest communication

Engaged early

Leverage our culture, industry knowledge, ability to form the right team and be successful

Case Studies:

Case Study - Oil Shippers System Migration From Outdated Technology Platform

Case Study - Oil Shippers System Migration From Outdated Technology Platform

ARC designed the future state of the new integrated application to maintain and enhance its current functionality, while incorporating the…

Contact Darwin & His Team

Darwin Perrier

Utility Sector Consulting Darwin Perrier

Darwin Perrier

Principal & Executive Director-Utility Sector Consulting

Darwin Perrier is a founding partner of ARC. Since 1985, he has achievements in a cross-section of industry and project initiatives. He has strong leadership, consulting, planning, and architectural skills. Darwin is currently leading ARC’s Utility Sector Consulting division and is recognized as an expert in Western Canada. He has participated on the Smart Grid Council, acted as an expert witness, and actively works on many utility sector regulations.

Stephen Cheung

Stephen Cheung

Utility Sector Consultant

Stephen is a Business and Operations Management professional with nearly 20 years of experience in the utilities industry. A strong veteran of BPO vendor management. Management across a wide range of functions, including project and change management, process improvement, billing, reporting and analytics, finance, contract management, and regulatory. Stephen understands the end-to-end needs of a customer journey, and can provide strategic direction on what it takes to fulfill them.

Jacob Koshy

jacob koshy

Principal & Utility Sector Consultant

Jacob Koshy is a founding partner of ARC, and actively participates in providing practical leadership and direction to ARC’s Executive – including visioning, direction and growth efforts.

Rob Cowitz

rob cowitz

Utility Sector Consultant

Rob Cowitz has over 25 years of experience as a technology professional with 15 years of experience in electrical utilities. With a pragmatic, collaborative and results-oriented approach to aligning technology and data with business objectives, he has served as a Senior Architect in utilities, aviation, software development and large retail industries, focusing on data architecture, integration and analytics, strategy and risk management.

Dave Peters

dave peters

Sr. Management Consultant, Utility Sector

Dave has over twenty years of experience helping utilities to define and execute business strategy. He has helped our clients to realize their strategies and transform their businesses through the use of such techniques as business architecture, benefits realization, business process optimization, organization design, role clarification and organizational change management (OCM). Dave is a senior leader and strong team player with excellent workshop facilitation and presentation skills, advanced interpersonal communications skills and expert analytical capabilities.

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