Renewable Energy


TRC works with developers, utilities, and government agencies to provide efficient, cost-effective support on large and small commercial-scale solar and wind projects. We have the expertise and resources necessary to plan, permit, engineer, and support construction of your solar and wind energy projects nationwide.


Our engineers and scientists are at the forefront as the market evolves to focus on renewable energy development, end user energy management and environmental protection. Our long history of excellence in the energy industry includes work on a wide variety of renewable energy technologies such as solar, wind, and hydro. In addition to our full-service permitting capabilities, TRC has extensive experience in civil and electrical engineering, power delivery, and construction oversight. We ensure full compliance with federal, state, and local design requirements and a seamless transition through all phases of a project, from conception to closeout. Fundamental to our approach is building long‐term relationships with developers, local and state governments, regulators, and electric utilities. Our renewable energy services include:

Site Selection & Evaluation

  • Project Feasibility Studies
  • Power System Impact Studies
  • Technology Evaluation
  • Preliminary Design
  • Cost/Benefit Analysis

Environmental Impact & Permitting

  • Cultural & Natural Resources Surveys
  • Environmental Permitting
  • EAs & EISs, per State & Federal Requirements
  • Threatened & Endangered Species Studies
  • Conservation Planning
  • Glint/Glare Analysis
  • Visual Simulations
  • Agency Consultations
  • Public Involvement Programs
  • Zoning & Planning Commission Reviews

Infrastructure/Civil Engineering

  • Geotechnical Assessment
  • Civil Roadway & Drainage Design
  • Site Grading Design
  • Civil Structural Design
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Planning
  • Security

Power Delivery Engineering

  • Conceptual Plant Design
  • Plant Cost Estimates
  • Performance Predictions
  • Detailed Plant & Collection System Design
  • Grid Interconnect
  • Transmission & Distribution Engineering
  • Substation Engineering Design & Capacity Analysis

Procurement & Contract Management

  • Specification Preparation
  • Procurement Services


  • Construction Management/Oversight
  • Environmental Compliance Monitoring

Commissioning & Testing

  • Performance Testing & Monitoring

Due Diligence

  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Permit Compliance Assessments
  • Asset Divestitures
  • Financial Due Diligence Review
  • Transactional Critical Issues Analysis