Michael Murphy is Vice President in TRC’s Planning, Permitting and Licensing (PPL) group. Mr. Murphy has over 30 years of consulting experience in the renewable energy and environmental sectors. Mike has successfully led the permitting and licensing of large scale, marine and freshwater based renewable generation and power transmission projects. Mr. Murphy’s experience includes supporting the planning and development of underwater transmission, offshore wind, wave, tidal, and ocean thermal energy projects in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. His experience also includes several “industry first” projects in the United States as well as projects outside of the United States. Mr. Murphy has also served as Chair of the US Department of Energy (DOE) Peer review for waterpower technologies which included tidal, wave and ocean thermal energy.