Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) Consulting

As the sustainable energy transition accelerates, so too does the demand for reliable and efficient battery energy storage systems (BESS) solutions. When you choose Kimley-Horn, you access our experienced engineers who understand the complexities of this industry and will develop tailored strategies that align with your battery energy storage goals.

Kimley-Horn has a unique advantage in consulting our clients on this emerging technology, as we are well versed in renewable technologies, such as wind and solar. This expertise allows us to navigate both a co-located and standalone storage project with ease. Our local agency relationships also get clients approved faster with better due diligence. From the initial consultation to the final implementation, we navigate with concise communication, engaging clients every step of the way.

BESS Benefits

BESS can store energy from various sources such as the electrical grid and renewables. By storing energy from the grid during off-peak periods when electricity rates are lower, BESS can discharge this stored energy back into the grid during peak periods when demand is higher. Battery energy storage systems’ benefits include:

  • Energy cost savings through load shifting and peak demand reduction
  • Enhanced grid reliability and stability
  • Integration of renewable energy sources into the grid
  • Backup power during outages or emergencies
  • Reduced greenhouse gas emissions

Our Comprehensive BESS Services

We’ve contributed to hundreds of battery storage projects, which are anticipated to go online nationwide in the next few years. Kimley-Horn provides comprehensive battery storage design services, including:

  • Feasibility, visibility, and noise studies
  • Conceptual design planning
  • Transportation and logistics planning
  • Site surveying
  • Environmental studies
  • Civil design
  • Structural design
  • Plant electrical design studies
  • HV substation and transmission line design studies
  • Hydrology
  • Permitting and entitlement processing
  • Interconnection requests and studies
  • Project planning and implementation
  • Owner’s engineering
  • Technology evaluation
  • Equipment specification and selection
  • Detailed design of plant, substation, and transmission line/interconnection electrical systems
  • Microgrid applications
  • AC and DC coupled systems
  • Computational fluid dynamics modeling

Transform The Way You Manage Energy

Choosing Kimley-Horn means you choose a partner dedicated to your success. We are passionate about providing you with sustainable development that meets your unique needs. Meet your team of trusted consultants by submitting a service inquiry.