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Due Diligence & Technical Services

E3 Consulting Expands Independent Engineering Team: E3 hires industry veterans Chris Wright and Jim Langel

E3 Consulting Services, LLC (E3), a leading technical and business advisor to the energy and infrastructure industry, announced it has hired two industry veterans, Chris Wright and Jim Langel, as E3 Executive Directors.  Both Mr. Wright and Mr. Langel come to E3 with years of operational and consulting experience in the renewable energy generation industry.…
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Wind Power and Its Impact on Wildlife: A Look at Current Efforts to Minimize Harm

Carol Ho, an E3 senior director and environmental engineer, discusses risks and mitigation responses in her article “Wind Power and Its Impact on Wildlife: A Look at Current Efforts to Minimize Harm.” Carol’s article outlines several systems and technologies that help to minimize harm to ‘our flying friends.’ Her article is part of E3’s upcoming…
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E3 Consulting Supports Caliche Development Partners In Securing A $150 Million Capital Partnership With Orion Energy Partners

E3 served as Independent Engineer, responsible for reviewing plans to expand Caliche’s first-of-its-kind storage complex on the USGC E3 Consulting was pleased to recently serve as an Independent Engineer for Caliche Development Partners, responsible for reviewing plans to expand the company’s subsurface salt cavern storage complex in Beaumont, TX.  Shortly following E3’s assessment, Caliche announced…
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E3 Consulting Serves as the Independent Engineer in Support of a Secondary Phosphate Tailings Recovery Project

E3 Consulting served as the technical advisor to Mineral Development Holdings, LLC, reviewing its plans to develop and construct a 35,000-square-foot facility in Bartow, Fla. to recover and process phosphate tailings into marketable phosphates. Polk County Industrial Development Authority issued a $90 million municipal financing bond for the Project in October 2020. Founded in 1950,…
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Cascade Power Project Closes Financing: E3 Served as Project Technical Advisor

E3 Consulting served as the Independent Engineer in support of financing for the 900 MW combined-cycle natural gas-powered Cascade Power Project. The Project secured C$1.5bn ($1.2bn) financing in late August and will commence construction immediately.   Alberta-based developer Kineticor Resource Corp  closed the financing with joint development sponsors Macquarie Capital and pension fund OPTrust, and…
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Hill Top Energy Center Selected as the IJGlobal North American Power Deal of the Year 2019

E3 Consulting served as the Independent Engineer on IJGlobal’s North American Power Deal of the Year: Hill Top Energy Center for 2019. Referring to its status as the first “pure project bond financing of a quasi-merchant CCGT in PJM Interconnection,” IJGlobal pointed out that Hill Top was already notable because it cleared the PJM capacity…
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E3 Consulting Serves as Independent Engineer in Support of Acquisition of Panda Power Generation Projects

E3 Consulting served as the Independent Engineer on behalf of Carlyle Group in its joint bid with EIG Global Energy Partners to acquire Liberty and Patriot Power Projects from Panda Power Funds through Hamilton Projects Acquiror, LLC. Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, and Credit Suisse led the bank group for the approximately $900 million term loan…
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E3’s Solar Team Presents at Colorado Solar and Storage Association Virtual Conference

E3 was pleased to be part of the training and educational workshops offered as part of the Colorado Solar and Storage Association’s Summer Solstice Virtual Conference that was held on June 18. Team members Andy Hixson, Raji Sundar, and Paul Paxson presented “Sail smoothly in the investor space-ask an independent engineer,” and answered questions providing…
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E3 Consulting Provides Advisory Services for the Alberta Carbon Trunk Line System

Over 15 years in the making, the Alberta Carbon Trunk Line (ACTL) is now operational. E3 provided a due diligence review and an Independent Engineers report for financing the acquisition and construction of the 149-mile pipeline that is collecting anthropogenic CO2 from multiple industrial sources in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland and transporting it to southern Alberta mature…
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E3’s Joe Mendez discusses challenging situation for renewable energy project owners in Mexico

In the attached article, E3’s Joe Mendez writes about the challenges facing owners and developers of recent renewable energy projects in Mexico. Joe notes that he has been tracking the energy-related activities of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who has instituted policies that are a stark contrast to those of the deregulation policies of his…
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