Project Development Support

Empowering Successful Outcomes

Decisions made during project development are crucial to long-term success. UL helps clients navigate complexities and mitigate risk in the earliest stages of development by providing access to proven science, expert engineering, the best available data and software, and a full range of innovative solutions. We work with your team in the way that makes the most sense – either as a technical advisor or by providing access to resource data, online services, and advanced software enabling your team to do the work itself.

Explore how UL empowers successful outcomes:

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Site Screening and Feasibility

If you are looking for a greenfield site, UL has the field experience and development know-how, as well as advanced software and detailed resource data, to identify the best sites meeting your needs. Learn more

Resource Assessment

Accurate resource assessment demands experience and exacting standards of measurement, atmospheric modeling, and analysis. UL can give you the confidence you need to bring your projects to successful completion. Learn more

Plant Design and Energy Assessment

With over 200,000 MW of wind and solar projects under our belt, we have the experience and tools to design the optimal project for your site, estimate its long-term energy production, and provide a comprehensive, authoritative report that will be accepted by banks and investors. Learn more

Technology Selection and Suitability

Choosing the right technology for your site is essential. UL engineers will help you evaluate the different options and advise on the best technology choice. Learn more

Infrastructure and Balance of Plant

The balance of plant, including roads and electrical infrastructure, will be a significant part of your investment. UL can help develop the initial designs and estimate cost. More in-depth analyses such as load flow and thermal capacity can also be performed. Learn more

Permitting Support and Environmental Assessment

How you navigate the permitting process and engage with local communities and regulatory agencies can have a huge impact on the success of your project. UL will support your team in developing photo simulations, performing noise assessments, participating in hearings and engaging the public, and carrying out environmental impact assessments. Learn more