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Key Takeaways about Energy Storage and Electric Generation from December’s PowerGen Conference

Key Takeaways about Energy Storage and Electric Generation from December’s PowerGen Conference

In this blog post, TRC’s Jim Whitaker and Peter Belmonte discuss six key lessons learned at the December 2016 PowerGen Conference in Orlando, FL. Read the blog to learn what really stood out to them.

Blog

Jan 16th, 2017

by Jim Whitaker, PE Peter Belmonte

industry Generation

Siting Solar PV farms: Don’t Overlook Old Mining Lands

Siting Solar PV farms: Don’t Overlook Old Mining Lands

Solar photovoltaic energy developers are always looking for big, flat, available pieces of land to install arrays of panels in “solar farms.” Read TRC's latest Renewables Series blog post to read about what TRC can do to help.

Blog

Jan 10th, 2017

by Michael Sponsler

topic Renewable Energy

industry Generation

Regulations, Standards and Policies for Industry to Watch in 2017

Regulations, Standards and Policies for Industry to Watch in 2017
Rachel Hamby, PE

TRC provides an update on key federal regulations, policies and rulings announced or adopted in the past year–with the caveat that many of them could be modified or repealed by the new President or Congress.

Blog

Jan 9th, 2017

by Rachel Hamby, PE

Power Plant Playbooks – It’s Prudent to Plan

Power Plant Playbooks – It’s Prudent to Plan
Ed Malley

In his blog post, TRC’s Ed Malley discusses the most important questions to ask when deciding the future of power plants that have reached end of life status. Read the blog to learn more about the challenges and opportunities in finding new uses for old power plants.

Blog

Jan 5th, 2017

by Ed Malley

topic Power Plant Closures

industry Generation

Report from the Road to Zero-net Energy: Our California Experience

Report from the Road to Zero-net Energy: Our California Experience
Farhad Farahmand

Read this blog post about lessons learned about some of the best ways to manage the process of winning public understanding of and support for reach codes from TRC's Farhad Farahmand.

Blog

Jan 4th, 2017

by Farhad Farahmand

topic Energy Efficiency

industry Utilities

PHMSA Requirements for Underground Storage of Natural Gas

PHMSA Requirements for Underground Storage of Natural Gas

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued new minimum federal safety standards for underground natural gas storage facilities. This ruling is effective Jan. 18, 2017 and operators of storage systems must implement these regulations no later than Jan. 18, 2018.

Regulatory Update

Dec 30th, 2016

by Kevin Bodenhamer

topic Pipelines

What “Sustainability” Means In Transportation–and 3 Strong Ways to Measure It

What “Sustainability” Means In Transportation–and 3 Strong Ways to Measure It

Like the quest for sustainable consumer products, the quest for sustainability in how we build and rebuild billions of dollars in transportation infrastructure is just as strong. TRC's Tom Tracy blogs about his experience presenting at the 2016 Focus on the Future conference in California.

Blog

Dec 14th, 2016

by Thomas Tracy

industry Transportation

Railroad Emissions Compliance: It’s About Much More than Trains

Railroad Emissions Compliance: It’s About Much More than Trains

Imagine being able to save 50 percent on the cost of your railroad's air quality assessments, while also realizing greater confidence in your yard and maintenance-shop operations and staying fully compliant with national, state, and local air-pollution and emissions regulations.

Blog

Dec 8th, 2016

by Emmett Keegan

Using GIS Technology to Find Solar Development Sites

Using GIS Technology to Find Solar Development Sites
Nate Sylvester, GISP

​Like seekers of hidden treasure in ages past, renewable energy developers are in a race to find the optimal places to install utility scale solar projects. Today, instead of X marking the spot, GIS technology identifies the most feasible locations and cuts the time needed to bring projects online.

Blog

Nov 28th, 2016

by Nate Sylvester, GISP

topics Renewable Energy

industries Generation Utilities

TRC Upgrades to Amazon Web Services—with Great Results

TRC Upgrades to Amazon Web Services—with Great Results
Jason Cradit

When you work in a field that’s as volatile as oil and gas, especially for a company with more than 4,000 employees in 120 offices, you’re constantly thinking about how to staff projects in the most efficient way. See what happened when TRC implemented Amazon Web Services.

Blog

Nov 18th, 2016

by Jason Cradit

topic Pipelines TRC

industry Oil and Gas

News & Events

Jan 23 2018

DistribuTECH 2018

This annual, educational program brings together industry thought leaders from all over the world opportunities to network, share knowledge and problem solve with worldwide utilities and product and s

Jan 3rd, 2018

TRC Acquires Hazmat Assessment Firm American Environmental Consulting

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC Companies Inc., a leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services, announced today that it has acquired American Environmental Consultants, I

Dec 13th, 2017

TRC’s 2018 Predictions: Infrastructure Initiatives Intensify, Grids Get Smarter and Renewables Remain All the Rage

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC Companies Inc., a leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services, today released its top predictions for 2018, which include federal and sta

Nov 1st, 2017

TRC Selected to Oversee Rehabilitation of San Francisco’s Iconic Lefty O’Doul Bridge near AT&T Park

LOWELL, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO – TRC Companies Inc., a leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services, has been selected by San Francisco Public Works to provi

Oct 11th, 2017

TRC Adds to Electric Utility Expertise in the Southwest

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC Companies Inc., a leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services, has hired Mark Murray of Albuquerque to head up its electric licensing and p

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