Mainstay Project Portfolio
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.
NEW JERSEY BOARD OF PUBLIC UTILITIES SOLAR REC PROGRAM
Advisor and founding member of SREC trading program, automated tracking, and bulletin board system
Facility Cost Report
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.
MIDWEST BIODIESEL SURVEY
Analysis of start-up opportunities in biodiesel for Illinois and the surrounding states. Considered technology and project development concepts
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.
UKIAH RENEWABLE ENERGY WORKS BIOMASS
Proposed next-generation biomass plant, 6MW combustion turbine with co-generation
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.
BFC GAS AND ELECTRIC BIOFUELS
7.5MW waste gasifier, processes 150 tons day of waste material
LAIDLAW ENERGY GROUP BIOMASS
7MW clean wood chip plant, scheduled to be online late 2005
CHINA HOLLOW COMMUNITY WIND FARM
1.5MW community scale wind project
COX INTERIOR BIOMASS
5MW wood waste boiler, repowered with fuel feed, turbines, and air flow upgraded in 2003
ALAMEDA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS PV
1MW solar PV installation completed at below-market costs
Abandoned plant repaired and restored to commercial operation in 2004
CENTENNIAL ENERGY MOUNTAIN VIEW WIND FARM
Palm Springs, CA
66.6MW wind farm, 111 Mitsubishi MWT-600 turbines
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
GALLO CATTLE COMPANY
Anaerobic digester for 5,000-head dairy; ½ MW of electricity plus methane destruction marketed as GHG offset