Due Diligence & Technical Services

E3 provides services throughout the entire project lifecycle,
from the earliest stages of a project to
retrofitting and decommissioning.

Owner’s Engineering & Project Development Support

The development stage involves many moving parts. During this stage, E3 draws upon our knowledge of the requirements for new and brownfield project financing. E3’s team takes a systematic approach to ensure that our clients do not miss any key steps that could delay or cost the Project money. Some of the services offered during this phase include:

  • Technology Assessments
  • Financial Analysis
  • Environmental Permitting
  • Resource/Production Assessments
  • NERC Compliance Planning
  • PVSYST, Thermal Models, etc.


Independent Engineering &
Project Financing

During the financing phase of the Project, E3 focuses on identifying commercial and financial matters that could derail the Project or make it less bankable.  Our goal is Project success; therefore, where there are issues, we work to resolve these rather than putting up roadblocks. Services during this phase, include:

  • Technical and Financial Due Diligence
  • Independent Engineering Reviews and Reports
  • Fatal Flaw Analysis and Reports
  • NERC Compliance Review
  • Environmental & Regulatory Compliance
  • Resource/Production Analysis


Construction & Independent Monitoring

During the construction phase, E3 monitors and evaluates the progress of the Project, providing a regular assessment of the performance of all major service providers for compliance with contractual obligations and Project requirements.  When issues arise, E3 alerts stakeholders to ensure that all parties come together to resolve problems before they have a negative impact on the Project.

In addition to its Construction Monitoring service, E3 offers Independent Monitoring services for government agencies, such as utilities and regulators, who need a third party to ensure that monitoring and reporting requirements are satisfied. Services offered during this phase include:

  • Project Progress Reports
  • Change Order Review and Approval
  • Payment Certifications
  • Plant Commissioning
  • Certification of Readiness and Witness Performance Testing


Distressed Asset Evaluation & Restructuring

Due to E3’s work as an Independent Engineer, our team is ideally suited to assist companies facing challenging conditions. We understand the steps that need to be taken to minimize risks, improve performance, and put projects on more solid ground. Key team members have significant experience supporting clients and owners of distressed assets in turnaround situations.  E3, alone or in conjunction with other companies in the NAES family, can provide services to help in any restructuring effort, regardless of size or complexity. Services include:

  • Financial Management and Asset Valuation
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Power Marketing, O&M Contractors and Proposal Analysis
  • Energy Trading
  • Grid Interconnection Management
  • Asset Management
  • Plant Operations


Ownership Change

There are many reasons that a client may seek to either acquire or sell an asset or company. Our team provides the following services to clients seeking to merge, acquire, or divest an asset.

  • NERC Compliance Review
  • Financial Analysis
  • Market Price Forecasting
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Production History Assessments
  • Re-powering Assessment
  • Asset Valuation
  • M&A Support


Retrofitting & Decommissioning

In today’s rapidly changing power market, it is not unusual for a client to require services to support either the retrofit of an existing asset or decommissioning. E3 provides the following services to clients, whether due to the end of useful life or retirement due to changing regulations.

  • NERC Compliance Review
  • Owner’s Engineering
  • Environmental Compliance