Kestrel Power Engineering

Kestrel Power Engineering


Kestrel is a highly specialized consulting services company developing innovative solutions for the North American electric power generation market. Kestrel provides a full complement of consulting and training services as well as on-site testing and tuning services designed specifically to address regulatory compliance and generator controls and protections.


With employees spread across the United States and Canada, Kestrel Power Engineering provides compliance testing, tuning, and modeling services to power generation facilities throughout North America; as well as globally. The company has unparalleled experience having worked with hundreds of customers and performed services on over 1,300 power plants over the last two decades. 



Services include testing, engineering, NERC compliance, tuning, troubleshooting, routine maintenance, and training.

ENTRUST Solutions Group Acquisition

In February 2020, ENTRUST Solutions Group announced its acquisition of Kestrel Power Engineering.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with the Kestrel team to enhance ENTRUST’s presence in the power and utility markets,” said ENTRUST CEO Steve Knowles. “Over the last 20 years, Kestrel Power Engineering has established itself as the leader in helping customers to meet various regulatory reliability standards and is recognized as one of the top names in the industry.” 

“We are excited to join ENTRUST Solutions Group,” said Kestrel Founder and Principal Les Hajagos.” As a premier organization known for its customer focus, we believe we have found the right partner to help us continue to provide the highest quality while we also pursue future expansion.” 

Kestrel Co-Founder and Principal Mike Fogarty noted, “ENTRUST’s national footprint and industry-leading capabilities will fit very well with Kestrel. The company has built one of the highest caliber platforms for many mission-critical services, which will be a great complement to our business.” 

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