SEARCH is a national leader in permitting power-grid infrastructure projects for cultural resource compliance. We have experience on more than 100 greenfield and upgrade projects totaling thousands of miles across 15 US states and several US territories.
Our high-capacity teams specialize in expedited disaster response to restore or harden transmission corridors to meet critical distribution deadlines. For overhead, underground, and underwater projects, we provide cultural resource expertise that meets Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC),Department of Energy (DOE), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Tribal, and US state regulations and requirements.
Our services include feasibility studies, field surveys, site assessments, data recoveries, public interpretation, monitoring, and inspection. All work is conducted in accordance with our industry-specific Health & Safety plans. We serve as a single cultural resource solution provider, and we also provide additional capacity and expertise for existing cultural teams.
Clients include NextEra, FP&L, Duke Energy, Progress Energy, Dominion, Northern Pass, Central Maine Power, Ørsted, and architectural/engineering (A/E) firms.