With our new renewable energy department, Kier + Wright offers full-solutions solar power project consulting and engineering services. Our team combines its land development expertise with a strategic approach to solar plant project planning, development and execution. We’re here to help clients navigate the total lifecycle of solar projects, providing key site assessment services, coordinating the nuances of interconnection and permitting, developing a detailed plant design that delivers the desired renewable power output.

Services offered include:

  • Virtual Site Maps for Feasibility
  • Plant Energy Production Assessments
  • Conditional Use Permit and Zoning Application Support
  • Interconnection Studies
  • Site Slope Analysis
  • LCOE Calculations
  • Solar Array Layout Design
  • Site Constraints Exhibits
  • Single-Line Diagrams
  • Electrical Equipment Sizing
  • AHJ Identification and Permitting
  • Product Specifications and Long Lead Equipment Procurement Support
  • Preliminary Bill of Materials Reports
  • Electrical Feasibility Evaluations
  • Electrical Modeling (PSLF/PSSE/Power World/PSCAD/Digsilent)
  • Cost Estimating/Fee Analysis
  • Equipment + Construction Specification Development
  • HV Substation Design and Development Support
  • Underground MV/HV Cable and Trench Design
  • Conductor Sizing Selection
  • Transmission + Distribution Planning Support
  • Underground Cable and Trench Design
  • Cable Sizing Selection
  • EPC Contractor Management
  • Design Review and Value Engineering
  • Pile Load Testing and Geotechnical Scope Management

APPLICATIONS


Utility-Scale Solar Arrays

Our team has the expertise and resources needed to provide start-to-finish project management for large-scale ground-mount solar arrays and other utility-scale solar power plants.

Solar Canopies + Carports

Solar canopies provide both shade and renewable power.  Our team can help you integrate this technology into the design of your project. We're also available to design canopy and carport-mounted solar power system installations at pre-existing sites.

Rooftop PV Systems

With the increasing efficiency and affordability of photovoltaic systems, rooftop solar panels are an excellent way to power commercial and industrial developments. Our team is here to help assess the opportunities, needs and benefits of adding solar power to your next project.