Environmental Services

At Booth, we are proactive in addressing the rapidly expanding environmental field. In a field with ever-changing rules and regulations, we pride ourselves on keeping up-to-date with the most current state, county, city, and local regulations and programs. Our diverse team has many years of experience in permitting, surveying, design and analysis, and continues to expand with the most current technology and information available.

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)
  • Municipal Zoning Maps and Coordination 
  • Encroachment Permits
  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan  
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) Services
  • CAMA / 404 Permitting
  • 401 Certification
  • Construction Observation/ Management 
  • Water Quality Plan
  • Wetland Delineation

Survey

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

  • ALTA Surveys
  • Boundary/ Easement Surveys
  • Route/ Construction Surveys
  • Topographic Surveys
  • Wetland Location Surveys
  • GPS Field Inventories
  • Land Records Research
  • Survey Plat Preparation
  • Right-of-Way Negotiation/ Acquisition
  • Accident Investigation 

The Surveying Group brings state-of-the-art hardware and software together with professional land surveyors, survey party chiefs, designers, technicians, and licensed real estate brokers to provide our clients with a full spectrum of property, right-of-way, and construction surveying services.

Battery Energy Storage Systems

Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) can be used for a variety of applications, including frequency regulation, peak shaving, CapEx deferral, integration of distributed energy resource (DER) energy, and microgrids. Different battery technologies can unlock different applications, providing various benefits to the utility and their consumers.

Booth & Associates has the experience and expertise to address important challenges pertaining to BESS, including developing sustainable business models, long-range planning integration, overcoming technology performance uncertainty, determining comprehensive and credible cost estimates, and integrating battery energy storage with existing utility systems.

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

  • Economic Feasibility 
  • Budget and Strategic Planning
  • Renewable Energy Compliance 
  • System Planning Integration
  • Power Quality Benefit Studies
  • Interconnection/ Balance of Plant Engineering
  • Full EPC Capability 

Financial Services

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

  • Time-of-Use Rates, Electric Vehicle Rates
  • Net Metering Rates, Avoided Cost Rates
  • Wheeling Rates, System Allocation
  • Residential Demand Rates
  • Economic Development Rates
  • Special Contract Rates
  • LED Lighting Replacement
  • Power Cost Adjustments
  • Contribution-in-Aid of Construction
  • Patronage Capital Allocations
  • Solar, Solar + Battery, Stand-Alone BESS

Our diversified financial services addresses a broad range of financial needs specific to the utility industry, including power supply and transmission, cost-of-service, rate design, cost-benefit analysis, load management, financial forecasting, plant valuation, and regulatory compliance.  Services to clients in more recent years have expanded into benefits of battery energy storage, impact of electric vehicles, and renewable energy compliance.

Our staff focuses attention to our clients’ increasingly complex financial assistance needs. The combination of financial and engineering staff resources available at Booth & Associates makes us uniquely qualified in many areas to successfully address the specialized needs of the utility industry.

Arc Flash Hazard Assement

At Booth & Associates, one of the largest areas of growth in our Specialty Services Division is in Arc Flash Hazard Assessment. Our services are a detailed and intricate assessment of the most hazardous systems in the public and private energy sectors. Our staff is highly trained in the most current safety practices for our employees' safety and yours.

Booth utilizes several software options to set up Arc Flash calculations for studying circuit effectiveness and compliance with NESC® and NFPA-70E® safety standards.  Among these are ArcPro®, SKM-PTW®, ETAP®, EasyPower® Arc Flash and CYME Arc Flash Hazard Analysis modules.  A thorough analysis is performed, and labels, work permits and data sheets can be generated for the client's use.

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Raleigh, NC
MAIN OFFICE

5811 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 109
Raleigh, NC 27612
919.851.8770
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Baltimore, MD Office
400 Redland Court, Suite 200
Owings Mills, MD 21117
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Charlotte, NC Office
9300 Harris Corners Parkway, Suite 460
Charlotte, NC 28269
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Summerville, SC Office
237 Old Summerville Road, Unit H
Summerville, SC 29486
919.851.8770
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