Site Evaluation and Permitting, Design, and Construction Support

The expertise of Westwood’s solar energy team was established by supporting more than 7 GW of ground mounted, commercial rooftop, and solar+storage projects since 2010. This experience coupled with our depth of in-house professionals dedicated to understanding the nuances of the market enables us to respond quickly and provide customized, reliable, and cost-effective project solutions.

We are accustomed to the ever changing technological, environmental, code, and utility requirements affecting projects. We work to reduce risk and optimize a project’s design while streamline the development and construction processes. We are professionally registered, licensed, and experienced in across the U.S. and its territories.


Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Aerial Mapping & LiDAR - Conventional and UAS/Drones
Water Resources
Environmental Services
Landscape Architecture

A culture of employee safety and well-being.

Westwood adheres to the most stringent safety requirements in the industry.

  • ISNetworld, PEC/Premier, PICS, and BROWZ compliant
  • NCMS DOT drug and alcohol testing compliant
  • Operator qualified through Veriforce, Energy WorldNet, and NCCER
  • OSHA 10, H2S, CPR, and first aid certified
  • Incident rates consistently below industry average

Safety is woven into our culture. Westwood instills daily practices that reduce injuries, accidents, and close calls.

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  • Conceptual Site Plans
  • Site Selection Screening
  • Energy Production Estimates
  • Comparative Analysis of Design Options
  • Interconnection Application Support
  • Permit Matrix 
  • Federal, State, and Local Permitting
  • Fatal Flaw Studies
  • Natural Resource Assessments and Field Studies
  • Wetland Delineation and Permitting
  • Cultural Resource Studies
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Reflectivity Studies
  • Photo Simulations
  • Landscape Plans
  • Pollinator-Friendly Vegetation Plans
  • Preliminary Plan Sets
  • Preliminary Earthwork Analysis
  • Preliminary Hydrology Studies and Modeling
  • Desktop Geotechnical Review
  • Boundary and Encumbrance Exhibit (Desktop Survey)
  • Due Diligence Reviews


  • ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys
  • Conventional Topographic Surveys
  • High-Resolution Aerial Mapping 
  • LiDAR    
  • Geotechnical Investigations
  • Foundation Design
  • Pre-Design Pile Load Testing (Pull Testing)
  • Civil Engineering Design    
  • Hydrologic/Hydraulic Modeling
  • Array Elevation Plan
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans
  • Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plans
  • DC Electrical Engineering
  • AC Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Studies
  • Substation and Overhead T&D Coordination
  • Communication Systems Coordination
  • 3rd Party Review and Engineering
  • EPC Bid Assistance
  • Request for Proposal (RFP) Management


  • Construction Staking
  • Production Pile Load Testing
  • Civil Engineering Construction Observation
  • Electrical Engineering Construction Observation
  • Foundation Construction Observation
  • Construction/Post-Construction Inspections and Compliance
  • Record Drawings
  • Post-Construction ALTA/NSPS Surveys
  • Interconnection Coordination
  • Performance Verification


  • Blattner Energy, Inc. 
  • EDF Renewable Energy 
  • E.ON Climate and Renewables
  • First Solar, Inc. 
  • Geronimo Energy 
  • M + W Energy, Inc.
  • Mortenson Construction 
  • Signal Energy 
  • SunPower Corporation