RENEWABLE ENERGY FEASIBILITY STUDY

MULTI-NATIONAL QUICK-SERVICE RESTAURANT CHAIN

Economic and technical review of various on-site and off-site options to implement renewable energy.


trading

NEW JERSEY BOARD OF PUBLIC UTILITIES SOLAR REC PROGRAM

Trenton, NJ

Advisor and founding member of SREC trading program, automated tracking, and bulletin board system

 

Facility Cost Report

Springfield, IL
fcr rendering

Prepared a $10 million study on behalf of the Illinois General Assembly, delivered to the Illinois Power Agency for a $3 billion gasification brownfield redevelopment to process waste petroleum coke into substitute natural gas (SNG) and other valuable chemicals, including 85% carbon capture and sequestration. Responsible for the study from start-to-finish, including government relations, legislative review, grant agreements, administration, subcontractor management, and compliance. The facility cost report study was comprehensive across all disciplines: site, environmental, performance, cost, feasibility, permitting, and project execution.


biodiesel

MIDWEST BIODIESEL SURVEY

Chicago, IL

Analysis of start-up opportunities in biodiesel for Illinois and the surrounding states. Considered technology and project development concepts


doe

Federal Loan Guarantee

Multiple sites: Pascagoula, MS, Rockport, IN 

Mainstay provided critical support for successful loan guarantee applications that were successfully approved for negotiation by the US Department of Energy. A Phase I and a Phase II submittal was developed, and the projects were approved for $1.6 billion and $1.9 billion of loan guarantee authority.


olive pit biomass

UKIAH RENEWABLE ENERGY WORKS BIOMASS

Ukiah, CA

Proposed next-generation biomass plant, 6MW combustion turbine with co-generation


tax credit

48B Tax Credit

Lake Charles, LA

Application and subsequent re-certification for $128 million in IRS Section 48B industrial gasification tax credits. The Service ran a competition between qualifying projects to allocate the tax credits, and the Lake Charles project was chosen. The $128 million credit provided a valuable boost to the project economics.


biofuel

BFC GAS AND ELECTRIC BIOFUELS

Ankeny, IA

7.5MW waste gasifier, processes 150 tons day of waste material


biomass

LAIDLAW ENERGY GROUP BIOMASS

Ellicottville, NY

7MW clean wood chip plant, scheduled to be online late 2005


community wind

CHINA HOLLOW COMMUNITY WIND FARM

Rufus, OR

1.5MW community scale wind project

 


wood waste

COX INTERIOR BIOMASS

Campbellsville, KY

5MW wood waste boiler, repowered with fuel feed, turbines, and air flow upgraded in 2003


fairgrounds

ALAMEDA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS PV

Alameda, CA

1MW solar PV installation completed at below-market costs

 


hydro

RIVERMILL HYDRO

Georgetown, MA

Abandoned plant repaired and restored to commercial operation in 2004


mountain view

CENTENNIAL ENERGY MOUNTAIN VIEW WIND FARM

Palm Springs, CA

66.6MW wind farm, 111 Mitsubishi MWT-600 turbines


solar thermal

SOLAR MINING THERMAL INSTALLATIONS

Green Bay, WI

Commercial-scale solar thermal projects; installations at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, James Madison High School.

 



114 UNISEA AQ BIOMASS

Dutch Harbor, AK

1.35 MW of diesel gensets modified to run on waste fish oil

 


diary digester

GALLO CATTLE COMPANY

Atwater, CA

Anaerobic digester for 5,000-head dairy; ½ MW of electricity plus methane destruction marketed as GHG offset