Environmental Consulting for Energy Development
7SKYLINE COMPANY & SERVICES
7Skyline, LLC provides business strategy, management consulting, environmental planning, business development, and regulatory support services for companies developing or investing in energy projects throughout North America.
Our company is now a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), an Emerging Small Business (ESB), and a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) in the state of Oregon, and a certified Women-Owned Business with the California Public Utilities Commission. 7Skyline, LLC is a member of the Oregon Solar Energy Industry Association (OSEIA) and Renewable Northwest.
We are available to support complex, multi-state controversial energy projects subject to extensive regulatory review, including electric transmission, solar photovoltaic (PV), wind energy, liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, offshore facilities, pipelines, energy storage, and telecommunications.
We offer services to select, initiate, execute, and manage energy projects throughout the development lifecycle.
Energy development management consulting
Strategy and business development
Permitting risk analysis
Preliminary project siting
Environmental impact assessment (NEPA, CEQA, ESHIA)
Regulatory and litigation support
Renewable energy project management
Stakeholder engagement planning
Corporate training and meeting facilitation
Tribal liaison services for projects impacting Native American lands and traditional cultural resources
MISSION & QUALIFICATIONS
Jennifer Rouda founded 7Skyline, LLC in 2016 to provide independent energy infrastructure project development advisory, management, and technical services. The 7Skyline consultants collaborate with energy clients to navigate the complexities of siting, permitting, and design to get projects in service on schedule.
Our clients represent a broad cross-section of the energy sector and include solar, wind, energy storage and electric transmission developers, electric and gas utilities, international investors, private equity firms, Native American tribes, water and power companies, and independent energy developers. 7Skyline also provides resources as a subcontractor to major engineering and construction firms for large and regional energy projects.
Formerly vice president of environmental development for Abengoa, Transmission & Infrastructure, LLC, and a global account manager for CH2M, Jennifer has extensive experience leading strategic management efforts for utility-scale energy development projects. Learn more about Jennifer and her team here.
Read: My Solar Story - news from the Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association (OSEIA)
"My first introduction to solar was either helping a friend design a solar cooker in an engineering class or using my hand lens magnifier between the sun and a small pile of dry leaves to start a campfire at geology field camp in Eastern Oregon...."
Read: Solar to Go - via the Solar Oregon website
"More companies are encouraging their employees to work from home a day a week or more to increase staff productivity, save space, and improve work-life balance (we hope), which leads to additional electric power usage at the house during the day...."
AWARDS & CERTIFICATIONS
Jennifer managed the Eldorado-Ivanpah Transmission Project (EITP) Environmental Impact Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIR and EIS), which was awarded the American Planning Association (APA) Excellence Award for Federal Planning Projects in 2010.
“The EITP study and plan emerged as the clear winner in … environmental planning excellence [and] serves as a relevant, replicable model for these types of potentially high-impact projects built in very sensitive environments.”
7Skyline can now compete for and perform work on any federally funded projects throughout Oregon, receiving DBE credit in the following areas:
NAICS 541620: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING SERVICES
NAICS 541690: ENERGY CONSULTING SERVICES
NIGP 91843: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING
NIGP 95675: SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH SERVICES