Tag Archives: renewable energy

New Substation in Renewable Infrastructure Goes Online

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has energized and is now using the new East County (ECO) substation as an integral part of the utility’s electric transmission system. The ECO Substation project was designed to enhance electric reliability in the region and to help facilitate the delivery of renewable wind and solar energy to SDG&E

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GIS Models Identify Renewable Energy Sites Suitable for Development

Geographic information system (GIS) technology is a powerful resource for compiling, organizing, and presenting information to help make faster, more informed decisions about site selection and permitting requirements. GIS models can enable the development team to enter numerous queries to sort through thousands of parcels and identify those meeting defined parameters. Key components for effective

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Groundwater Supply for Renewable Energy Sites

Sustainable water supply is a crucial factor when seeking approval to build and operate renewable energy projects in remote California locations. With municipal water infrastructure and surface water sources typically not available, groundwater is often the most practical water supply option for construction and long-term operations. However, groundwater is subject to increasingly complex assessment requirements

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Environmental Permitting Tips for Renewable Energy Sites

Success of a renewable energy project often starts with meeting stringent, complex environmental permitting and mitigation requirements. Dudek’s David Hochart, an environmental permitting specialist with expertise in California renewable energy sites, outlines below how a successful environmental permitting process begins with an effective due diligence plan: Environmental due diligence should be completed prior to substantial

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