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This map shows the noise contour map for solar panels for the proposed Homer Solar Farm renewable energy project in New York State.

Homer Solar Farm Noise Assessment

Homer Solar Farm is a proposed 90-megawatt solar energy generation facility in New York State. As part of the permitting process, EDF Renewables sought noise control engineering services to comply with New York Codes, Rules,…

This picture shows a close-up view of the wind turbines in the Sugar Creek Wind Project renewable energy project in Logan County, Illinois.

Sugar Creek Wind Project Preconstruction Modeling and Postconstruction Monitoring

The Sugar Creek Wind Project is a 57-turbine wind farm in Logan County, Illinois, with a capacity of up to 202 megawatts. The project is owned by Sugar Creek Wind One, LLC, a subsidiary of…

This map shows the locations of wind turbines for the proposed Bowman Wind Farm renewable energy project in North Dakota.

Bowman Wind Farm Sound Propagation Modeling

The Bowman Wind Farm is a proposed 200-megawatt (MW) wind energy facility in southwest North Dakota. The site also includes a 400 MWh battery energy storage system. As part of the permitting process for the…

Corridor management plan for Mount Rainier National Park

Corridor Management Plan for Mount Rainier National Park

A Pacific Northwest icon, Mount Rainier National Park (MORA) is popular, attracting millions of visitors. However, its popularity has degraded park resources and increased traffic in and through gateway communities. This, in turn, has hurt…

This image shows a view of San Diego's downtown. A street is pictured in the center of the image with tall buildings on either side. The photo was taken in the early evening.

Benefit-Cost Analysis Tool Development, Optimization, and Refinement

Since 2012, RSG has served as an on-call contractor for maintaining and enhancing the San Diego Association of Government’s (SANDAG’s) activity-based model. As part of these enhancements, SANDAG wanted to build a benefit-cost analysis (BCA)…

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Benefit-Cost Analysis Using Activity-Based Models

Public agencies require accurate information about future scenarios to make informed policy choices. Determining what policies to support or investments to make is complicated. Traditional benefit-cost analysis (BCA) tools get at the economic impact of…

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