Plan of Development
UltraSystems prepares Plans of Development (PODs) to help its clients meet Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requirements. Preparation and submittal of a POD to the BLM is a prerequisite for initiation of the NEPA documentation and approval process for solar development projects that encroach on BLM land. The POD includes a detailed project description, such as:
- Purpose and need;
- Facility descriptions;
- Design and operation;
- Permit requirements, schedules, and financial and technical capabilities of the applicant; Detailed description of facility construction, related facilities and systems;
- Operations and maintenance of the system;
- Environmental considerations; and
- Maps and engineering drawings.
UltraSystems works in close coordination with the client’s engineering staff to prepare and submit the POD for BLM approval.