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A reliable partner in helping de-risk projects to enable project development.

SWCA’s solar consultants act as an extension of our client’s team, navigating the unique challenges associated with the ever-changing landscape of solar development projects. Our project managers have experience at every step of the process, ensuring efficient and effective environmental support to meet our clients’ project goals on time and on budget.

Why Choose SWCA?

Local Teams. Global Firm.

Our local experts have full access to a global team. Our in-depth knowledge of the solar industry, land ownership, and infrastructure keeps the permitting process on track, allowing you to start building as soon as possible.

Strong Agency Relationships

We understand how agencies work and what information they need to streamline the permitting process and help you make well-informed, strategic decisions.

Sound Science. Policy Expertise

Our documents and reports are scientifically accurate, defensible, and fully compliant with all regulations.

Relevant Services

Site Selection


Environmental Permitting


Post-Construction Plans

Project Spotlights


Senior Client Services Director - Generation

Amy Lord

Amy has 23 years of experience assisting clients with asset development and expansion, planning and permitting, water and air management, ecological services, resilience projects, sustainability, and carbon capture.

amy.Lord [at] (Contact Amy  →)
Stephanie Hudgins | VP - Power & Energy
Vice President of Client Services

Stephanie Hudgins

Stephanie has led business development strategies across the energy, water, conservation banking, mining, and private development industries.

Stephanie.Hudgins [at] (Contact Stephanie  →)
Principal Wildlife Biologist

Clint King

Clint has eleven years of experience conducting environmental science studies and surveying for avian species and other wildlife in the western and southern United States.

cking [at] (Contact Clint  →)
Principal Project Manager

Devin Petry

Devin provides environmental project management and planning expertise, with a focus on land use planning and facility siting. He has managed numerous facility siting studies and analyses for electrical transmission and generation projects.

dpetry [at] (Contact Devin  →)
Office Director

Davy Crawley

Davy has more than 20 years of experience in project management, siting, design, environmental permitting, and construction compliance for energy development projects in the southeastern U.S.

david.crawley [at] (Contact Davy  →)
Senior Project Manager

Drew Carson

Drew is one of SWCA’s Midwest lead project managers specializing in renewable energy projects and Endangered Species Act compliance. He is a federally permitted bat biologist with 16 seasons of field survey experience. 

dcarson [at] (Contact Drew  →)