Utility Technology Engineers-Consultants (UTEC) provides electrical engineering design, analysis and consulting services to utilities and industries. J. Ted Orrell and Gary W. Mullis founded the company in 1989.  John S. Brown joined the firm as a partner in 1991.  UTEC's home office is in Asheboro, NC, with a branch office in Spartanburg, SC.


UTEC and its subsidiary companies, Computer Consulting Group (CCG) and Facility Consulting Group (FCG),  provide engineering and consulting services to utility, governmental, and industrial clients. UTEC and its subsidiary companies have a staff of twenty-four including seven electrical engineers, one mechanical engineer, two structural engineers, two PC technicians, five building/roof consultants and technicians, two CAD designers and four clerical staff. Our engineering staff averages over 26 years of experience.



UTEC provides the following range of design services:
UTEC provides the following consulting and analysis services:

  • Intertie Agreements

  • Wholesale Power Supply Studies

  • Long Range Planning Studies

  • Rate Studies

  • Energy Cost Reduction Studies

  • Protective Coordination Studies

  • Transmission and Distribution Relay Settings

  • ARC Flash Hazard Analysis & Mitigation Studies

  • Load Flow and Voltage Profile

  • Power Quality and Harmonic Analysis

  • Economic Feasibility Studies

  • Operations Studies

  • Contact Accident Investigations

  • Equipment Failure Analysis


    Asheboro Office
    Spartanburg Office

    147 B Dublin Square Road
    PO Box 2629
    Asheboro, NC
    336-625-0917 (office)   336-625-0919 (fax)


    2375 East Main Street
    Suite A 206
    Spartanburg , SC 29307
    864-579-1577   864-579-1583 (fax)