Environmental Consulting & Engineering Services - from Concept to Reality
Energy Facility Development
In 1999, ESS was retained as the lead environmental consultant for the Cape Wind Renewable Energy Project, a 450 MW offshore wind farm proposed for Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts.
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ESS has demonstrated exceptional skill and professionalism in assisting us with some very challenging engagements. I feel confident that when ESS is representing us, we have the smartest people in the room on our team.
Overview - Energy Facility Development
Over the past 15 years, ESS has provided energy consulting services for more than 10,000 MW of proposed power generation and more than 500 miles of proposed electric transmission.
ESS experience includes licensing for greenfield projects, the re-powering of existing generation assets, and system upgrades of existing transmission and storage assets. ESS supports operating energy facilities with required written plans, monitoring and reporting, day-to-day compliance assurance and permit renewals, and regularly conducts environmental due diligence for energy facility asset acquisition.
ESS energy project locations have ranged from islands in the Caribbean and Hawaii to the heart of Manhattan; from the Great Lakes and north woods of New England to upland and offshore settings all along the eastern seaboard.
Keeping the Lights On
ESS has helped energy clients build some of the largest and most innovative energy facilities developed in the past decade. These include:
Navigating the Regulations
As energy technologies change, so do regulations. ESS has a practical understanding of energy facility development needs thanks to our extensive experience with power industry clients and long-standing working relationships with government agencies.
Full Life Cycle Energy Consulting
ESS energy consultants map effective strategies for power project licensing, development, and operations. Our energy consulting services include: