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Solar Engineering Services

Kimley-Horn solar energy consulting services.

When you need a solar engineer to move your energy projects forward, choose a firm with a deep bench of expertise in land development services for solar farms and a track record of success in solar permitting, grading, stormwater engineering, and more.

You need a firm with strong local relationships that can help you do better due diligence and receive faster approvals. One that acutely understands both local and national regulations and incentives that impact the solar industry. Kimley-Horn’s solar team has a national presence. We are known for our close collaboration across disciplines to provide innovative and cost-efficient solutions to every challenge you face, on time and on budget.

Supporting Solar Projects from Every Angle

When you hire Kimley-Horn, you don’t need multiple consultants. Our team of integrated, multidisciplinary professionals work hand-in-hand across regions and specialties, ensuring seamless communication, high-quality deliverables, and consistent results.

We support solar projects from start to finish. Kimley-Horn’s solar engineering capabilities include:

  • Selecting solar sites and determining solar site feasibility, even on land with strict usage regulations (such as landfills)
  • Performing due diligence and development planning
  • Designing solar farm sites
  • Facilitating solar permitting
  • Providing electrical engineering and power services
  • Consulting on solar panel capacity for commercial structures
  • Providing environmental servicesstormwater management and wetland restoration

Our diverse skillset allows us to assist at any phase of your solar project, from pre-development to construction all the way through to decommissioning.

Additionally, the way we work enables us to meet the demands of any size project, from residential and community energy projects, to commercial and utility-scale portfolios. We have the resources to meet even the most aggressive of deadlines. Kimley-Horn is a proven and trusted partner in the solar development industry, and we are proud to have supported more than 1,000 solar projects nationwide, totaling approximately 45GW of energy production.

When your solar project needs to be done fast and done right, call the firm with a track record that shines: Kimley-Horn.

“When presented with an easy or predictable project, there are a lot of firms that can likely complete the work. However, Kimley-Horn demonstrated an ability to adapt to a significant number of time sensitive challenges while being mindful of a significant economic investment at risk. The Kimley-Horn team practiced poise, flexibility, resourcefulness, and timeliness. Kimley-Horn was able to balance practical and technical solutions to ensure the project’s progress was exactly where it needed to be.”

– Michael Kaplan, Vice President, Renewable Development at Invenergy

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