Providing strategies for improving economic, environmental and social performance.
Greener by Design (GbD) LLC offers comprehensive services for the successful development and implementation of energy, environment and resiliency projects. With a multidisciplinary team of financial management, energy, and environmental planning professionals, GbD provides expertise about how technology, innovation and policy influence the rapidly changing environmental landscape. Strategic advisory and grant writing services are offered across all of GbD’s areas of expertise.
GbD works closely with clients to advance projects at local, state, regional and federal levels and develop innovative solutions. Energy, environment and resiliency are all interconnected and GbD’s integrated team approach optimizes opportunities for sharing knowledge across disciplines.
GbD’s full range of consulting and project management services provides public and private clients with the ability to meet regulatory requirements and create a healthier environment, while increasing bottom line profitability.
GbD provides ongoing monitoring and advocacy services for policies and activities related to development, redevelopment, energy and sustainability issues at the local, state, and national levels. For information about NJ Energy Master Plan objectives, click here.
GbD provides expertise in resilience planning and technology including MicroGrid systems and distributed energy resources and disaster preparedness and recovery. To access the NJ community MicroGrid Planning Academy that was developed by GbD and NJIT, click here.
Our team assists clients with planning for transportation, land conservation, preservation projects, sustainable product, business and site development that draws on our specialized regulatory, economic knowledge. For an example of our Open Space & Recreation Report for Byram Township, click here.
•Advocating for special or pilot programs to help achieve project or organizational goals.
•Advocating for national policies that will protect and encourage the continued development of investments in renewable, sustainable or energy efficiency assets.
•Tracking media/market activities and coordinating with the appropriate regulators, legislators.
From corporations to municipalities GbD plans, manages, implements and evaluates stakeholder engagement and collaboration.
We bring our deep understanding of the local, state and federal legislative processes and our relationships with key opinion influencers in the press to bear for our clients.
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New Jersey’s Greener by Design (GbD) and California-based Compass Energy Platform have formed a new partnership to build microgrids and resilient clean energy projects in various locations throughout the US.
The partners intend to provide a one-stop shop offering a wide range of services: financing, project design, regulatory insight, project management and stakeholder engagement to support communities in a variety of locations nationwide, according to the announcement on Sept. 21.
“Our co-development partnership with Greener by Design allows us to do what we do best, while GbD continues to focus on the planning and implementation work required by various project stakeholders, including the utilities and regulators,” said Rick Bolton, CEO of Compass Energy Platform.
Compass Energy Platform develops and finances distributed energy assets, including microgrids, solar, wind, battery storage, combined heat and power, fuel cells, resilient electric vehicle fleet charging and smart city assets.
Compass’ approach is rooted in public/private partnerships and resilience/energy-as-a-service power purchase agreements. The company said it views projects in a broad context that starts with energy markets and grid value and runs to community resilience, climate change, greenhouse gas reduction and economic development.
Greener by Design has helped develop and implement sustainability, resiliency, environmental, social and governance goals, and energy master plans throughout the United States.
“Our projects help stabilize our clients’ energy systems, bringing them resilience, sustainability, carbon reduction and economic vitality,” said Adam Zellner, president of Greener by Design. “Many public and private clients feel they have lost the ability to plan and grow due to the ever-increasing intensity and frequency of storms and power fluctuations.”
Added Chuck Feinberg, executive vice president of Greener by Design, “Given the support in Washington now for next-generation energy infrastructure, it is precisely the right time for this partnership between Compass and Greener by Design.”
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