Great Bay Wind Energy Center

Pioneer Green Energy, LLC
Somerset County, Maryland

The Great Bay Wind Energy Center is a proposed 100-megawatt wind energy project located on the Lower Eastern Shore Maryland. EDR conducted environmental, cultural resources, and visual analyses in support of a Maryland Public Service Commission Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN), Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act consultation, and National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) review by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Our role in the project included archeological survey, historic resources assessment, and Maryland State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) consultation, Visual Impact Assessment (VIA) and photorealistic visual simulations, rare plant survey, and wetland delineation and permitting.