Renewable Energy
 
 
 
 

 Renewable Energy

 

TRC provides engineering, permitting and transmission design services to support the development of renewable
energy projects including solar, wind, hydro, biomass, tidal and fuel cells. We are dedicated to our clients that develop and implement new, sustainable energy sources for the future.



TRC Services:

Site Selection Support
  • Potential site identification
  • Site feasibility/critical issues assessment
  • Meteorological monitoring & data analysis
  • Field modeling
  • Computational fluid dynamics modeling
Permitting and Environmental Support
  • Zoning and site planning
  • Local, state and federal permitting support
  • Human health effects assessments
  • Environmental liability assessments
  • Biological assessments and ecological impact analyses
  • Avian and bat studies
  • Wetlands and ecological assessments
  • Threatened and endangered species clearances
  • Cultural resources clearances
  • Noise impact analyses
  • Visual simulations
  • Site assessment and remediation design and implementation
Engineering Support
  • Interconnection capacity studies
  • Interconnection requirements assessment
  • Power systems studies
  • Reliability committee submittals
  • Transmission line, collector system, substation and switchyard engineering/design
  • Civil engineering design, including access roads and road improvements
  • Construction support, including engineering, procurement, and construction

 


Key Contact:
William P. Labbe
P: 978.656.3680 | C: 207.620.6626
E: wlabbe@trcsolutions.com


Articles


March/April 2011
North American Clean Energy, “Public Policy Incentives for Solar Energy.” (PDF)
TRC engineer Robert Jackson writes about some of the state policies and federal incentives encouraging solar energy development across the country.


December 2010/January 2011
Brownfield Renewal, “Brownfields to Brightfields in Greenfield, Mass.” (PDF)
TRC’s Robert Jackson and David Andrews are co-authors of this article about the challenges of preparing a permit application for the construction of a solar array on a former landfill in Greenfield, Massachusetts.


June 2010
Environmental Business Journal, “TRC Counting on Renewables and Energy Efficiency as Top Growth Focus.” (PDF)
Senior Vice President John DeVillars and Vice President Pat Fleischauer contributed their expertise for this article about TRC’s wind, solar and hydro capabilities as well as industry trends.



May/June 2010
North American Clean Energy, “Regulatory Uncertainty Hinders Offshore Wind Development”, Pat Fleischauer (PDF)
Some states have taken significant steps to reduce regulatory ambiguity for onshore development. There are opportunities to take these and other lessons learned and apply them in the offshore area.



March/April 2010
Electric Light & Power, “Regulatory Uncertainty Hinders Offshore Wind Development,” Pat Fleischauer (PDF)
Some states have taken significant steps to reduce regulatory ambiguity for onshore development. There are opportunities to take these and other lessons learned and apply them in the offshore area.



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