The energy landscape is evolving at a rapid rate. This industry is currently experiencing an increase for power demand, complex regulations and permitting needs, and identifying ways for distribution to consumers. GRI has been providing services to power and alternative energy leaders across the Pacific Northwest and western United States.

Our team has provided design services for projects of all sizes and worked for a variety of clients, including local, state, and federal agencies and private entities.

From complex projects such as liquefied natural gas plants along coastal towns to general power infrastructure upgrades and energy sustainability, GRI is a trusted partner in the industry. We have provided solutions to clients such as the Bonneville Power Administration, PacifiCorp, Portland General Electric, and other power subsidiaries. Our energy team provides geotechnical and geological services for conventional, renewable, and distributed power generation, transmission and distribution lines, substations, and power facility development. Our focus within the energy market is developing long standing relationships with our energy partners. Our history with the energy clients we have partnered with and our exemplary record of success are why most of our clients call GRI first for all their project needs.

Energy Subsectors:

  • Transmission Lines
  • Substations
  • Alternative Energy Site Development
  • Power Generation Infrastructure
  • Power Facility Development
  • Wind
  • Solar
  • Hydropower

Energy Services:

  • Foundation Design
  • Slope Stability Analyses
  • Site Reconnaissance
  • Geophysical Studies
  • Subsurface Characterization
  • Seismic Design and Evaluation
  • Environmental Site Assessments
  • Instrumentation Monitoring and Evaluation
  • GIS Site Interpretation and Mapping
  • Geologic Hazard Studies
  • Ground Improvement Design
  • Retaining Structure Design