Jan 16, 2009

HDR Acquires Devine Tarbell & Associates

Company specializes in hydropower and renewable energy consulting services

HDR announced that it has acquired Devine Tarbell & Associates, Portland, Maine, a specialist in providing hydropower and related renewable energy consulting services to utility, industrial and government clients.

Devine Tarbell, which employs about 260 people at nine offices in North America, will operate under the name HDR/DTA; principals John Devine, John Tarbell, Rick Miller, James Lynch and Ed Luttrell will continue to lead the practice as senior vice presidents at HDR.

“DTA is an acknowledged leader in conventional hydropower, pumped storage, in-stream hydrokinetic and ocean energy sources,” said George Little, president of HDR Engineering, Inc. “They will lead our hydropower efforts, be a valuable asset for growing our presence in Canada, and complement our renewable energy practice in the areas of wind, biomass, waste-to-energy, solar and energy management.”