Environmental Services

Built With a Sustainable Mindset

The BOW Renewables Environmental team offers a full scope of services for every stage of your renewable energy project’s lifecycle. From pre-construction through post-construction, we ensure the design and development of your project is sustainable and eco-friendly while in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations Our team of environmental professionals have a strong background in ecology, permitting, research, and conservation. Our environmental services include but are not limited to the following:


Pre-Construction Environmental Services
for Wind and Solar Energy Projects

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BOW Renewables has a proven success rate of post-construction bird, bat and eagle monitoring at both wind and solar facilities.

  • Plant, wildlife, and habitat surveys (e.g., avian surveys, bat surveys, rare plants, etc.)
  • Federal and State natural resource agency coordination; Section 7/10 Consultations
  • Develop taxa or species-specific management strategies (e.g., Bird and Bat Conservation Strategies, Habitat Conservation Plans, Eagle Conservation Plans)
  • USFWS Wind Energy Guidelines and Eagle Conservation Plan Guidance surveys and evaluation
  • Eagle Take Permits
  • Federal and State Incidental Take Permits
  • Develop and implement research and wildlife study designs (e.g., eagle detection and deterrent system research and evaluation, bat acoustic deterrent system study, long-term HCP monitoring and studies, etc.)
  • Solar site pollinator habitat planning, and habitat restoration plans
  • Remote/Desktop wetland identification; wetland presence or absence surveys
  • Wetland and waterway boundary delineations
  • Monitor wetland replacement, restoration, and mitigation sites

Construction and Post-Construction Environmental Services

Biological and Environmental Monitoring During Construction
  • SWPPP and Stormwater Compliance Monitoring
  • Sensitive/Protected Environmental Area Monitoring
  • Protected Species Monitoring
Post-Construction Mortality Monitoring
  • Bird and bat species post-construction mortality monitoring at wind or solar energy facility
  • Create and implement any specific survey, analysis, and reporting protocols
  • Extensive experience with projects with USFWS incidental take permits/habitat conservation plans and long-term monitoring plans
Post Construction Monitoring


  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS) site review for buildability and constraints
  • Initial site assessment and planning
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
  • Section 404 Nationwide Permits and Section 10 Permits
  • Highway Occupancy Permits
  • Spill Prevention Control and Counter (SPCC) Plans
  • Water Obstruction and Encroachment Permits
  • Power Siting Board/PUC Certificates and Permits
  • Municipal permit approvals (zoning, land development, right‐of‐way)
  • Public meetings and hearing expert testimony
  • Habitat Conservation Plan/Incidental Take Permits, Eagle Take Permits
  • Viewshed analysis, photo simulations, shadow flicker analysis
  • ASTM Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments




Altamount - 600kW


Altamount - 600kW


Altamount - 600kW


Altamount - 600kW