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New Approach to Migratory Bird Treaty Act Takes Flight

New Approach to Migratory Bird Treaty Act Takes Flight
Diane Thomas

TRC examines the Department of Interior's recent announcement that it will no longer prosecute incidental impacts to birds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

Blog

Jan 16th, 2018

by Diane Thomas

topic Permitting and Licensing Renewable Energy

NERC Identifies New Reliability Risk due to Utility Scale Solar Generation Inverter Design

NERC Identifies New Reliability Risk due to Utility Scale Solar Generation Inverter Design

NERC has released a report documenting its findings and recommendations related to reliability risks from utility scale solar generation projects with implications for PRC-024 compliance, as well as generation, interconnection and protection system technologies.

Regulatory Update

Jun 13th, 2017

by Steve Persutti

topics Transmission and Distribution Renewable Energy

industries Generation Utilities

Guest Post: Top Tips for Turning a Landfill into a Solar Brownfield

Guest Post: Top Tips for Turning a Landfill into a Solar Brownfield

Paul Curran, Managing Director at BQ Energy and Jack Honor, Project Development Manager of Solar at Ameresco will be presenting at TRC’s Developing Solar on Brownfields & Landfills Conference on June 12-13, 2017 in Chicago, IL.

Blog

Jun 8th, 2017

topic Renewable Energy

industry Generation

How TRC helped turn a Superfund site into one of Indiana’s biggest solar farms

How TRC helped turn a Superfund site into one of Indiana’s biggest solar farms
Doug Kilmer, P.G.

​As solar power project developers look to old brownfields sites to host photovoltaic arrays, one of the most impressive new examples of the trend is in Kokomo, Indiana, where Inovateus Solar and Alterra Power officially opened a 21,000-panel, 7-megawatt solar PV system in April.

Blog

May 3rd, 2017

by Doug Kilmer, P.G.

topics Renewable Energy

industries Generation Industrial

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

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

Successful Interconnection of Utility Scale Solar Projects - Strategies to Stay on Schedule and on Budget

Successful Interconnection of Utility Scale Solar Projects - Strategies to Stay on Schedule and on Budget
​James Whitaker, PE

Growth in solar power creates challenges for both project proponents and utilities. TRC has reviewed hundreds of interconnection applications for utility partners, and we’ve learned important strategies for reducing the time and costs associated with interconnecting projects 1 megawatt or greater.

Blog

Nov 2nd, 2016

by ​James Whitaker, PE

topics Renewable Energy

industries Generation Utilities

Article

May 24th, 2016

by Rob Jackson, PE

topic Remediation Renewable Energy

industry Generation

Waste Not, Want Not: Repurposing Brownfields into Solar Farms

Waste Not, Want Not: Repurposing Brownfields into Solar Farms
Rob Jackson, PE

Building solar farms on Brownfields sites is gaining traction as a practical solution for reusing landfill property and addressing energy demand needs.

Blog

Jan 15th, 2016

by Rob Jackson, PE

topic Renewable Energy

industry Generation

White Paper

Apr 10th, 2015

by Richard Burke, CEP

topics Climate Change Renewable Energy

industries Generation Utilities

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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