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E3 Consulting® is a leading technical and strategic business advisor to the energy industry. Founded in 1999, E3 provides strategic and technical advisory services for energy, industrial, and public infrastructure projects for lenders and investors, owners and developers, and regulators and utilities.

When you hire E3 you add our knowledge to your toolbox to achieve your success. Our Knowledge, Your Success


E3 Announcements

E3 Consulting is proud to be a sponsor of the 2015 Annual Energy Policy Research Conference to take place in Denver on September 10-11. The conference is hosted by Boise State University’s Energy Policy Institute. This year, the event will feature Jim Rodgers as Keynote Speaker. Mr. Rodgers was the chairman of the board at Duke Energy until his retirement on December 31, 2013. He also served as Duke Energy's president and CEO from April 2006 until July 1, 2013.

E3 joined the NAES portfolio of companies in April 2014, further enhancing our capabilities. For additional information, read the May-June issue of the NAES newsletter, Energyline. This edition also contains an article about E3’s growing solar practice, with a focus on our Residential Project Solar Analysis service, an innovative sampling method and lease evaluation process that provides statistical data on the compliance of residential leases to lending criteria. Click here to read the newsletter.

E3 Consulting Serving as Independent Monitor for Life Cycle Management Project that Extends Life of Cook Nuclear Plant – E3 is providing Independent Monitoring (IM) services, as required by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and Michigan Public Service Commission, for the D. C. Cook Nuclear Plant Life Cycle Management (LCM) Project, which extends the life of the plant by replacing and retrofitting aging and inefficient equipment. Click here to read more about the LCM project.

E3 Consulting Provides Technical Advisory Services for Groundbreaking Carbon Capture Sequestration and Enhanced Oil Recovery Project – E3 Consulting served as the technical advisor to lenders for the recent financing of the Petra Nova Carbon Capture Project, a leading-edge $1 billion carbon capture utilization and sequestration and enhanced oil recovery project. Read the full release here (PDF 290K).

E3 provides technical advisory services for Alta Wind Portfolio Project – E3 provided independent engineering services to renewable energy company Terra-Gen Power, LLC (Terra-Gen), in support the sale of their 947 MW Alta Wind Portfolio. On June 4, 2014, Terra Gen, announced it had entered into a purchase and sale agreement with NRG Yield for an enterprise value of $2.47 billion for the portfolio. The closing is expected to occur sometime in the third quarter of 2014, according to Terra Gen. The Alta Wind portfolio consists of seven operating wind farms, listed below, located in the Tehachapi, Calif., region, as well as a portfolio of land royalties from the Alta projects. The E3 project team was led by Paul Plath and Ginger Elbaum. E3 has a long history with the Alta Wind Portfolio, having provided due diligence and construction monitoring services for a number of the projects in this Portfolio. E3’s typical scope of work for an independent engineering review of a wind farm includes a review of technology, status of land acquisition and permitting, construction costs and schedule, the wind resource study and production estimates, O&M costs, and interconnection requirements. In addition, E3 provided construction monitoring throughout the construction and completion of the projects. Terra Gen is an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners and Global Infrastructure Partners. Citi and Morgan Stanley advised Terra Gen on the sale. For additional information regarding this project, please contact Ginger Elbaum at ginger.elbaum@e3co.com or Paul Plath at paul.plath@e3co.com or call 303-762-7060.

E3 Consulting and NAES Exhibited at the American Public Power Association's National Conference & Expo - E3 Consulting and NAES Corporation exhibited at the 2014 American Public Power Association (APPA) National Conference & Expo in Denver on June 15-18, 2014. In addition to the conference, NAES and E3 participated in the APPA's annual Day of Giving, cleaning up damage from the Thompson River flood in Lyons, Colorado.

E3 Served as Advisor on Recently Completed Projects - E3 served as the technical advisor for two recently completed projects, the refinancing of the Gray's Harbor 620 MW natural gas-fired power plant and Evergreen Clean Energy's Eagle Valley Clean Energy Project, an 11.5 MW biomass project located in Gypsum, Colorado. For additional information, please click here for more details.

NAES CORPORATION FINALIZES ACQUISITION OF E3 CONSULTING - NAES℠ Corporation, a broad-based provider of services to the energy industry, announces that it has finalized the previously announced acquisition of E3 Consulting®, LLC (E3), a nationally recognized independent technical and strategic business advisor to the energy industry. Click here for the press release.

"E3 Celebrates its 15th Anniversary" - E3 is proud to announce that 2014 marks its 15th anniversary. Don Hurd, E3 CEO stated, "With a lot of hard work and a little bit of luck we've had the opportunity to serve incredible clients. Their confidence in us has made our longevity possible. E3 will continue to earn the respect of our clients and conduct business in a manner that is focused on our client's best interests. We have a bright future ahead of us and we're excited to bring new services and perspectives to our clients." Click here to read the full release.

ISSAQUAH, WA – NAES℠ Corporation, a broad-based provider of services to the energy industry, announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire E3 Consulting®, LLC (E3), a nationally recognized independent technical and strategic business advisor to the energy industry.
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E3 presented a Pre-Conference Workshop at PowerGen 2013, titled, "Perspectives on Planning: How Utilities with Limited Experience and Budgets Can Reduce Cost and Risk, Clarify Vision, and Improve Strategy." For additional information about how E3 can assist your utility, contact Don Hurd at 303-762-7063 or don.hurd@e3co.com.

E3's Carol Ho discusses the purpose, benefits, and limitations of a Phase I ESA in the attached article, "The Phase I Environmental Site Assessment: Why you may need one."

POWER Magazine awarded the American Electric Power's John W. Turk Plant, the nation's first ultrasupercritical coal plant, the 2013 Power Plant of the Year. E3 served as the Independent Monitor on the Project.

The Myriant Lake Providence Plant, a Bio-Succinic Acid Plant located near Lake Providence, Louisiana, has announced its successful start-up. E3 Consulting served as Independent Engineer on the facility.

At E3, we embrace the concept of becoming an extension of your staff and believe that you should get what you pay for. We provide straightforward estimates based on scopes developed with our clients and report our progress on schedule, budget, scope changes, and deliverables each week so you know exactly what to expect.

Repeat clients comprise more than 80 percent of E3's business, and existing clients are responsible for the majority of our referrals of new business.

At E3 Consulting we believe that success demands two perspectives: broad and focused.

Broad: All of our consultants have worked across a broad spectrum of industries, adding both depth and breadth of perspective. This wide array of experience helps our consultants rapidly identify issues, saving valuable time.

Focused: Most E3 consultants have served on the front lines in one or more specific industries giving them hands-on knowledge; letting them focus on only those issues that affect the outcome of your project.