Established in 1986 with headquarters near Sacramento, California, TSS is a renewable energy, natural resource management, and financial consulting firm that provides evaluations of existing and proposed renewable energy projects, new energy technologies, biomass waste disposal alternatives, and life cycle analyses. TSS offers project development teams for feasibility assessments, asset purchases, financing, construction and startup, and financial risk assessments. Active nationally and internationally, TSS also provides research, analysis, and assistance in commercializing new renewable energy technologies for public and private clients with a focus on utilization of biomass feedstocks (including food waste), production of advanced biofuels (synthetic diesel/jet fuel), and geothermal combined heat and power technologies. TSS has extensive public and private sector experience in energy, natural resources management, environmental assessments, technology evaluations, and wildland fuel mitigation and evaluation.
TSS offers an interdisciplinary approach that includes a complete set of services in support of renewable energy project development such as siting location analysis, feedstock supply availability and cost assessment, environmental permitting and compliance management, greenhouse gas analysis, conversion technology review, preliminary design, financial analysis, and product offtake assessment services. Clients served range from public sector agencies to private sector businesses, Tribal enterprises, public utilities, municipal utilities, investment banks, and non-profit organizations. TSS has a time-tested approach implementing comprehensive feasibility assessments of bioenergy projects addressing the financial, regulatory, feedstock supply, technical, and institutional barriers and risks that impact successful project development.
For 30 years, TSS has provided technological and economic evaluation of existing and proposed energy (power and/or thermal) projects, biomass resource utilization alternatives, and policy review focused on the dynamic field of greenhouse gas management. The TSS team has over 150 years of cumulative experience in renewable energy, forestry and wildfire management, wildland fuel mitigation, environmental permitting and regulatory compliance, climate change mitigation and greenhouse gas management. TSS consistently advocates the use of sustainable biomass resources and appropriate technologies for creating electric power, process heating and cooling, and transportation fuels.