Electric and Gas

Getting energy out to customers reliably, efficiently, and affordably, is critical for electric and gas utilities. We're here to help navigate federal policy and local regulations, manage environmental and community impacts, and move transmission and distribution projects forward.


  • Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp.

  • Central Maine Power

  • Dominion Energy

  • Emera Maine

  • Enbridge

  • Eversource

  • Georgia Transmission Corporation

  • Green Mountain Power

  • Liberty Energy Utilities

  • National Grid

  • New York Power Authority

  • Piedmont Natural Gas

  • PSEG

  • Southern Natural Gas Company

  • Unitil

  • VELCO/Vermont Transco, LLC

  • Washington Gas

VHB’s natural gas and transmission permitting knowledge allows us to help our utility clients build needed reliability and resilience into the power grid, combat climate change, and enhance aging infrastructure.

—Kris Dramby, VP, Energy Market Leader


  • Air, Noise & EMF analysis

  • Applied Technologies

  • Climate Adaptation Planning

  • Construction & Operations Plan Development

  • Cultural Resource Surveys, Reporting, and Agency Coordination–Section 106

  • Due Diligence/Fatal Flaw analysis

  • Entitlement Services

  • Erosion & Sedimentation Control Plan Development

  • Land Survey & Geomatics Analysis

  • Mitigation Consultation and Negotiations

  • Natural Channel/Wetland Design & Permitting

  • NEPA Documentation and Analysis

  • Public Involvement/Stakeholder Engagement

  • Rare, Threatened, and Endangered Species Surveys, Reporting, and Agency Coordination–Section 7

  • Regulatory Compliance & Monitoring

  • Routing & Siting Studies

  • Section 404/401 Environmental Permitting and Agency Coordination

  • Site Investigation & Remediation

  • Stormwater Management

  • Transportation Studies and Planning

  • Tribal Consultation

  • Utility Design and Master Planning

  • Water Resources and Civil Engineering

  • Wetland and Stream Delineation & Jurisdictional Determinations

Kris Dramby is a Vice President at VHB and serves as the Energy Market Leader.

Kris Dramby, CWB, PWS, CE

Energy Market Leader