Wind Energy Development Support

Wind Energy Development Support

DESCO understands the dynamic nature of wind energy project development. From the complexities of siting and environmental study design to permitting and compliance with agency regulations and directives, DESCO can help make your project a success. By identifying issues early in the development process, DESCO can help minimize costly project delays to ensure projects are completed within budget and on schedule.

Some of the services DESCO offers to support wind energy project development include:

Natural Resource Evaluations

  • Critical issues analysis
  • Threatened and endangered species surveys
  • Avian point counts
  • Raptor use surveys
  • Raptor nest surveys
  • Bat mist netting, acoustic monitoring and data analysis
  • Vegetation mapping and assessments
  • Wetland delineations
  • Post-construction compliance monitoring
  • Cultural resource evaluations

Project Permitting

  • Land Based Wind Energy Guidelines compliance
  • Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act compliance and Eagle Conservation Plan development
  • Habitat conservation plans
  • National Environmental Policy Act compliance
  • Clean Water Act permitting
  • State and local level permitting

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