9.2 Capabilities

 

SITE PATH


CAPABILITIES

Development

  • Wind resource assessment using on-site and off-site data, including MCP models
  • Technical studies, including shadow flicker, ice throw, sound, and wake loss
  • On-site data collection using LiDAR
  • On-site sound studies
  • Terrain-based wind flow modeling
  • Wind resource map development
  • Full permitting studies, including planning, zoning, local, state, and federal
  • 3D site modeling
  • Shovel ready feasibility studies
  • Detailed turbine production models, including auditable Monte Carlo-based exceedance
  • Financial risk assessment and modeling
  • In-house legal for contracting, compliance, and permitting

Finance

  • Project finance
  • Fleet finance
  • Non-recourse debt structures
  • Tax equity structures
  • Tax equity safe harbor strategies
  • Technical due diligence and technical consulting

Engineering

  • Interconnection design under IEEE 1547
  • Interconnection under PURPA as QF
  • Project low-voltage and high-voltage electrical engineering
  • Protection and controls engineering
  • SCADA and ICS design compliant with FERC/NERC/NIPP
  • Tower internal system design
  • Tower design
  • Foundation design
  • Civil design
  • Critical lift planning
  • Rigging design
  • Whole system engineering and optimization
  • Drafting, 2D and 3D

Procurement

  • Turbine procurement
  • International shipping management, including imports/exports
  • Tower procurement, including manufacturing oversight
  • Tower internal procurement
  • BOP equipment and material procurement

Construction

  • Site construction, planning, and management
  • Site safety, OSHA 1910, 1926, MSHA Part 46 Surface Mining
  • Advanced scheduling / linear scheduling
  • Civil construction
  • Foundation construction
  • Low-voltage electrical construction
  • High-voltage electrical construction
  • HV electrical equipment installation
  • Heavy rigging and crane operation
  • Complete turbine installation

Operations

  • Real-time monitoring
  • Monthly performance management and reporting
  • Monthly billing and customer reporting
  • BOP warranty and maintenance operations
  • Production monitoring and validation
  • Emergency response

Other

  • Internal research and development
  • Consulting and expert testimony for “special situations” in utility-scale wind projects
  • Tower rescue training and advanced rope rescue training
  • Accredited Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training and certification
  • Accredited Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) training and certification
  • Licensed Terminal Distributor of Dangerous Drugs / EMT / AEMT operations
  • Wind energy course development for all education levels

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