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Helping clients evaluate and implement emerging technologies continues to be an integral part of our leadership in the power industry. Our power project and generation planning expertise encompasses the diverse range of renewable and alternate power generation options, including wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, and developing alternative technologies. Sargent & Lundy is a leader in the renewable energy sector and is providing innovative solutions to challenges facing our clients. S&L can compare the performance of intermittent resources, such as solar and wind, to traditional power supply alternatives as part of a resource planning or alternatives analysis assignment

Renewable Energy Leadership

  • Solar
    • Engineer for the thermal plant, balance of plant and interface with the solar field provided by LUZ for the SEGS VIII, IX and X facilities in the late 1980’s
    • Parabolic trough and power tower independent analysis for Department of Energy and National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    • Owner’s engineering
    • Technical due diligence
    • Conceptual design
    • Feasibility studies
  • Wind
    • Consulting and design engineering services on over 10,000 MW of wind energy projects
    • Actively involved in the ASCE/AWEA working group that is preparing design guidelines for wind turbine foundations for U.S. projects.
    • Site screening
    • Feasibility studies
    • Interconnection planning
    • Detailed engineering
    • Design reviews
    • O&M support
  • Biomass
    • Feasibility studies
    • Fuel supply assessments
    • Evaluation of technology options
    • Siting evaluations
    • Environmental assessment (including emissions rates and air permitting activities)
    • Cost estimating

Sargent & Lundy’s role on renewable energy projects is full design architect-engineer, owner’s engineer, lender’s independent engineer/technical advisor, or consultant. Our services range from specialized technical advisory and consulting services to complete engineering and program management, encompassing procurement, construction management, technology transfer, and assistance with construction.

Sargent & Lundy provides professional consulting, engineering and design services throughout the life cycle of power generation projects. Our services support clients from project concept and development, through detailed design and procurement, construction, and operation as illustrated here

Diverse Client Experience

In recent decades, we have provided extensive consulting and engineering services for alternative and renewable energy to clients throughout the power industry, including:

  • Developers
  • Owners
  • Investors
  • Lenders
  • Original equipment manufacturers
  • Contractors
  • Power off-takers
  • Governmental agencies

Selected S&L Authored Renewable Energy Publications