Solution

Transcend Design Generator (TDG) generates high-quality, accurate engineering documentation for a wide range of critical infrastructure assets, allowing you to take control of the process and spend your money to improve project outcomes.  By leveraging TDG to evaluate more options you will end up with a more sustainable and resilient facility – all while decreasing the Total Cost of Ownership.

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Innovative Utility Incorporates Generative Design Software Into RFP

When it comes to capital planning, utilities and their consulting partners struggle to keep up with the demands of the future. Scenarios that incorporate ever-changing regulatory requirements, weather conditions, population models, and advances in technology are difficult to plan for.

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One leading water utility in the southern part of the United States has the answer.

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Capital planning
Capital planning

Capital planning

  • Assess 10x (or more!) options for existing and new assets in order to find the optimal design to meet your objectives for CAPEX, OPEX, Carbon Footprint, and more.
  • Streamline the price review process and kick-start approved projects by generating complete engineering design packages for brownfield (including upgrades) or greenfield projects.
  • Automatically generate designs for existing sites and assets to improve asset management efforts, including Digital Twin baselines.
  • Repurpose spend with 3rd party engineering firms and consultants to deliver more of the value you need.
Optimize

Lower Project Development Costs and Optimize Return on Invested Capital

  • Reduce costs of developing and bidding on new concessions/asset pools.
  • Create feasibility studies in-house and save on 3rd party engineering costs.
  • Improve your ROIC on new builds and upgrades by evaluating more technologies and options, and reviewing more accurate designs at an earlier project stage.
  • Determine more accurate CAPEX/ OPEX budgets and “future proof” designs by ensuring compliance w/ anticipated regulatory or climate-driven changes.
Lower Project Development Costs and Optimize Return on Invested Capital
Tender Specification
Tenders

Tender Specification

  • Leverage TDG to automatically generate tender specifications based on what is best for your assets and community.
  • Evaluate the most cost-effective design options before the tender launches.
  • Ensure the project delivers on your objectives by generating multiple design options and leveraging 3rd party designers to evaluate the best alternative.
Sustainable

Achieve sustainability metrics

  • Rapidly evaluate multiple options and design alternatives to maximize the sustainability of your asset base.
  • Include more innovative technologies in your long-term capital planning in order to increase efficiency and reduce carbon footprint.
  • Compare different alternatives based on carbon footprint, physical footprint, or other sustainability-driven metrics.
Achieve sustainability metrics

TDG for Capital Planning

Transcend Design Generator was built to support your capital planning process

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Our client results

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Top US Water Utility

Top US Water Utility

Get 10 x more design alternatives for the same cost

Transcend enables us and our consulting engineer partners to evaluate 10x the number of wastewater treatment concepts than we previously could… in considerably less time. It really is a game-changer for how master planning and feasibility study work should be done in our industry.

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Top US Water Utility

Top US Water Utility

Get 10 x more design alternatives for the same cost

Transcend enables us and our consulting engineer partners to evaluate 10x the number of wastewater treatment concepts than we previously could… in considerably less time. It really is a game-changer for how master planning and feasibility study work should be done in our industry.

Deputy Executive Manager

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When it comes to capital planning activities, utilities and their consulting partners struggle to keep up with the demands of the future – there simply isn’t enough time or budget to assess all potential options.

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Our Technology Stack

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The IT Company Mistakes You Want to Make

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Clients

Technology Providers & OEMs Technology Providers & OEMs

TDG rapidly generates accurate budgetary proposals to help suppliers bid more, win more, and sell more.

Asset Owners and Utilities Asset Owners and Utilities

TDG streamlines the capital planning and conceptual design processes to accelerate project timelines and deliver better outcomes.

EPCs, AECs, and Consultants EPCs, AECs, and Consultants

TDG enables engineering firms to deliver more value to their clients & increase competitiveness.

Individuals Individuals

TDG works for individual engineers who want to grow their business and reduce their non-billable time.

Academic Academic

Transcend supports students and professors around the world to incorporate TDG into their curriculum.

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Articles Articles

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Webinars Webinars

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Case studies Case studies

Understand how Transcend’s customers are utilizing TDG to bring more value to their customers and grow their businesses.

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View a list of the questions we are most frequently asked about our company and our software

Transcend tools Transcend tools

Access a number of tools Transcend has developed to help engineers and industry professionals take back their time.

Industries

Water and Wastewater Water and Wastewater

TDG creates unique, optimized designs of water & wastewater treatment facilities by automatically combining decisions and calculations from each engineering field.

Power Power

TDG creates unique, optimized designs of T&D assets by automatically combining decisions and calculations from each engineering discipline.