• Surveying Substations with LiDAR

    Substation LiDAR scan
    Elizabeth Bell

    Surveying Substations Surveying substations is complicated. And believe it or not, conventional survey can increase the complexity. So, what are your options? Well, they all revolve around the use of LiDAR! But before we jump into how it can help, we need to touch on the challenges it has to overcome. Conventional survey requires the ... Read More

  • My Name is SUE

    SUE rendering
    Maraliese Beveridge

    Subsurface Utility Engineering: Finding Hidden Infrastructure Beneath the ground, subsurface utilities weave intricate pathways of water, electric, sewer, gas, drainage, and communication lines. But even with the most vigilant maintenance programs, the eventual repair or replacement of these subterranean utilities is inevitable. So, while above ground infrastructure has the advantage of visual inspection, what about ... Read More

  • Important Changes to NY’s Energy Interconnection Requirements & Distributed Generation (DG) Application Process

    Maser Consulting

    The following is a summary of recent changes to the New York State Standard Interconnection Requirements (SIR) and Distributed Generation (DG) Application Process for interconnection projects of less than 5 MW. DG projects include solar/photovoltaic, wind, hydro, micro turbines, fuel cells, and anaerobic digesters/biogas. To assist our clients in understanding these specific changes and the interconnection process itself, the Energy Services team at Maser Consulting P.A. has created the following synopsis of the full New York State Standard Interconnection Requirements (SIR) document which can be found at http://www3.dps.ny.gov/. ... Read More