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Energy Development

Energy Development

We offer a full range of energy development services for traditional and renewable projects. From regulatory approvals through design, permitting, construction, and operation, we act with initiative, creativity, and accountability to deliver the outcomes you need.



Grant Applications

  • Preparation of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and general grant applications

Surveying and Land Acquisition

  • 3D High Definition Laser Scanning (HDS)
  • Aerial mapping/photography
  • ALTA surveys
  • Boundary/cadastral surveys
  • Control surveys
  • Encumbrance mapping
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping
  • Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
  • Water crossing and hydrographic surveys
  • Legal descriptions and plat maps
  • Mapping preparation/compliance
  • Monument perpetuation
  • Records of survey
  • Right-of-way engineering/mapping
  • Title research
  • Topographic/design surveys

Siting and Permitting

  • Environmental impact statements
  • Environmental fatal flaw analyses
  • Environmental assessments
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting/Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) preparation
  • High-quality map production for permitting
  • Public outreach
  • Graphics for public involvement
  • Landscape design
  • Animal/bird protection studies
  • Visual impact studies
  • Pipeline anomaly and cathodic protection
  • Pipeline replacement

Pre-construction Engineering

  • Civil, structural, and electrical engineering
  • Balance of Plant engineering program management
  • Design visualization and modeling (2D/3D)
  • Grading design
  • Site layout/laydown design
  • Water/wastewater engineering
  • Drainage and hydrology services
  • Roadway design
  • Traffic engineering
  • Water Quality Management Plans (WQMPs)
  • Cost estimates, Quantity Take Off, and bid support
  • Substation design
  • Oil containment protection and control
  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC)
  • Major equipment specifications
  • Bills of material
  • Material requisitions



  • Site feasibility and due diligence analyses
  • Site selection and feasibility studies
  • Environmental studies and permitting
  • GIS mapping
  • 2D/3D visualizations
  • Endangered Species Act (ESA) consultations
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)/State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA)/California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documentation
  • Impact analyses


  • Wind potential analysis, planning and optimal site selection
  • Infrastructure siting and mapping
  • GIS mapping
  • Civil feasibility studies
  • Site selection and permitting
  • Preliminary design layouts and reports
  • Civil, structural, and electrical engineering
  • Equipment and material specification and procurement
  • Zoning and entitlements
  • Grading design
  • Site layout/laydown design
  • Drainage and hydrology
  • Water Quality Management Plans (WQMPs)
  • Transportation planning and traffic engineering
  • Transportation studies
  • Roadway design
  • Cost estimates


  • Comprehensive survey and mapping services
  • Land and corridor surveys
  • 3D mapping and visualization (terrain and facility)
  • Mobile scanning, photogrammetry, and LiDAR
  • GeoAutomation


  • Balance of Plant engineering program management
  • GeoAutomation (3D Imaging System)
  • Construction surveys
  • Construction scheduling
  • Bid proposal solicitations
  • Construction inspection
  • Construction observation
  • Quality assurance
  • Field coordination
  • Contract administration and accounting
  • As-builts and inspection
  • Environmental compliance