Creating a New Project

Using the side menu, click on Project, and choose ‘Create a project’

In the opened screen, choose the project type you want to create. There are three available project types to choose from, Greenfield-Transmission, Greenfield-Substation, Greenfield-Land

ach project type card has several components that can help you choose the right project: A visual example of the project will appear.

Then, the type of the project will appear (existing number of projects from each type will be written at the end of the line, in our example, Greenfield-Substation have 1 project).

A short explanation of what this project is all about will appear. In order to demonstrate what choosing a project like this can be, you have examples laid out for you. Just click on the + icon to see an example.

To continue, click on ‘Select this project type’.

Once you select a project, the project cards will collapse into minimized view and the screen will be updated to allow you to fill your project details.

Note: You can always change your selection by clicking ‘Select this project type’ on the two other cards, or click on ‘Clear selection’ to go to the selection screen.

Let’s name our project “Test Project”, and provide a short description “this is a test project”.

Please provide additional details on your project, including project stage and priority, and indicate if this project is already completed or not. Just click on the ‘Project Details’ tab as can be seen here, and provide the details.

Choose a primary transmission. You can create a new transmission line, or choose from existing previously created transmission lines. In our example we will select from existing one.

Once we choose this option, a map will appear allowing us to see existing lines. (learn more on the map here.)

Let’s choose a line now:

Click on the desired line on the map.

A tooltip with the selected line details will appear.

Click on ‘Select’ inside the tooltip.

Click on ‘Create Project’ and you are ready to go!

The screen will be updated to display the project details, that is further explained in this section.

Viewing Project Details

When choosing a project, it’s details appear on the screen. Let’s take a look:

The project details page is divided into three main parts:

Project Details - details about your project will appear in this section.

Interactive map - an interactive map will appear here. In order to learn more on how to use the map, click here.

Widgets - these widgets are here to help you find parcels, transmission lines, alternative substations and power plants.

Your Project Details

Here is a short explanation on each component in the project details:

This is your project name and description Right next to it you will see ‘Edit’ button. Clicking on it will direct you to the edit screen. After the edit button, you will see an export button. Clicking on the button will open an exporter wizard that will help you export your project Use the star icon is used to mark this project as favorite. The favorite indication will be reflected every time you view the project Finally at the top left corner you can find indications of the project status and priority.

Following that, you have details on the primary transmission, Parcels, Transmission lines, Alternative Substations, and Power plants. In our example, none of them were defined for the project yet, therefore a link to set them up will appear.

Once you click on each link, you are scrolled down to the bottom to the relevant widget.

How to add parcels to your project?

In the project page, scroll down and click on ‘Parcels’

The parcels parameters will appear for you to fill. Choose buffer, min and max acers:

Once filled, click on ‘Get Count’ button to understand how many parcels you will get back.

Once counted, the parcel count will appear next to the count for you to decide if you want to run the task or not.

Running this task cost money, so be careful with large requests.

After clicking ‘Run Task’, you will see the list of parcels in a list as on the map.

Clicking on a parcel in the list will navigate to the asset page showing additional details on it.

Choosing a parcel will show its details on the map

How to scan a region for assets?

Navigate to the assets page from the side menu

The page will appear with all assets list both as a map and as a list.

You can filter the assets based on their type using the filter button at the top right corner.

In our example, we are filtering based on Gen-Hydro

Now, let’s add layers of information to the map.

At the top right corner of the map we have the ‘layers’ option.

Clicking on it will unveil the list of available layers to select.

Once we choose one of the layers, the map is updated with the layer on it.

Here is the result of applying the topo National Basemep layer on the map:

How to Create a Mailing Report?

Let’s start by opening the project we want to mail.

From the side menu click on ‘Project’ and then ‘View Projects’

Scroll down, and click on the project name you want to export

Scroll down to parcels list and click on ‘Exporter’

The export popup will appear. We can customize the columns to get, and their order. Here is a short explanation for each action per column to export

Once you are ready, click on download & close and your file is ready to be sent!

Map Constraints

From the side menu click on ‘Project’ and then ‘View Projects’

Scroll down, and click on the project name you want to export

Scroll down to parcels list and expand it, choose the parcel you want to work on and click on its name.

The parcel page will be opened. Using the edit button located at the top right corner of the map, reveal the selection menu and choose polygon

Draw the polygon and scroll down the map, you will see your polygon.

Click on the + button located at the end of the line to reveal the options to work with the polygon - define a buffer around it, name it and describe it, change it’s design, etc.

In case you decided to use a polyline or another method to mark your points of interest, you can compose a geometry polygon out of them by simply clicking on ‘composite geometry’ button and follow the steps

Once you are done defining your shapes on the parcel, click on ‘export to KML’ choose a name and click the ‘export’ button