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TRC Companies Inc. acquires Blue Oak Energy

July 12, 2022

WINDSOR, Conn. – Today TRC Companies (“TRC”), a company built to help lead the energy transition for its clients, announces the expansion of its renewable energy capabilities with the acquisition of Blue Oak Energy, a firm that specializes in engineering for commercial and utility-scale photovoltaic (PV), commonly known as solar, and solar energy storage projects. Over the past 17 years, this team of seasoned engineers, designers and consultants has delivered over 6 Gigawatts (GW) of solar projects through permit and construction and supported over 12 GW’s of solar projects through development.

“By acquiring Blue Oak Energy, TRC expands its value to renewable energy developers as a full-service delivery team supporting projects from concept to operation,” said Christopher Vincze, Chairman and CEO of TRC. “This acquisition reinforces our strategic growth objectives, including a major expansion of our Climate Solutions offering, and strengthens our well-established ability to deliver integrated solutions for a wide range of renewable energy projects.”

Based in Sacramento, California, Blue Oak’s engineers are licensed in over 30 states, supporting long-term clients nationwide including utilities, municipalities, developers/Independent Power Producers (IPPs), and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) firms.

On average, TRC supports more than 1,000 renewable energy projects annually for hundreds of solar, wind, hydro and storage clients. TRC’s integrated solutions address all phases of development including site selection and evaluation, environmental planning and permitting, engineering and design, including collector stations, substations and grid interconnection, due diligence and transaction support.

“Joining TRC gives our clients access to a complete suite of solutions and resources to advance their renewable energy goals,” said Danny Lee, Senior Vice President of Blue Oak Energy. “Having partnered with TRC on development projects in the past, we are excited to be part of their dedicated and passionate multi-disciplinary team.”

About TRC Companies
Groundbreaker. Game changer. Innovator. TRC is a global firm providing environmentally focused and digitally powered solutions that address local needs. For more than 50 years, we have set the bar for clients who require consulting, construction, engineering, and management services, combining science with the latest technology to devise solutions that stand the test of time. TRC’s more than 6,000 professionals serve a broad range of public and private clients, steering complex projects from conception to completion to help solve the toughest challenges. We break through barriers for our clients and help them follow through for sustainable results. TRC is ranked #17 on ENR’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms in the United States.

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