Project Development

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Project Development Wind and solar development are increasingly being combined with battery storage in what is called “hybrid” development. Nathan was retained by a major independent power producer with plans for a large wind/battery hybrid development. Working with other team … Read More

System Planning

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System Planning Energy access will increasingly rely more on off-grid and micro-grid development than the usual integrated generation and transmission system. Nathan experts were retained by a multilateral bank to develop a country-wide roadmap for electrification that included off-grid, micro-grid, … Read More

Market Design

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Market Design E-mobility, the electrification of the land, sea and even air transportation, is a dramatic, emerging global trend. Nathan worked with a major seaport on shore power – the use by ships in dock of onshore electricity rather than … Read More

Energy

Energy is centrally important to the global economy and is widely regarded as a key driver of societal development and human welfare. Electric power, in particular, is in the midst of a phenomenal transformation with technological revolutions in renewable generation, … Read More

Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Oil Refinery Modernization to Produce Clean Fuels

In 2008, Big West of California sought Kern County’s approval to modernize its oil refinery in Bakersfield, California in order to increase the local production of clean fuels. The proposed project required the construction of new refining processing units and … Read More

Due Diligence of the Hidrosierra Hydropower Plant Ecuador

This project is for the design, development, construction, operation and maintenance of a run-of-the-river hydroelectric power plant, with an estimated capacity of 10MW, located in the Parroquia Ulba, Cantón Baños de Agua Santa, province of Tungurahua, Ecuador. Nathan was retained … Read More

Due Diligence Analysis for Hidrowarm Hydropower Project & Independent Engineer and Construction Supervision of Hidronormandia Hydroelectric Project Ecuador

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) and private banks were considering providing financing to a greenfield run-of-river hydroelectric plant. Following Nathan’s original due diligence of the project, the IIC signed a US$78 million financing package with Hidronormandia S.A. to support the … Read More

Due Diligence of Ferreira Gomes Hydroelectric Project Brazil

A private investment bank was structuring the financing of the construction of a Hydroelectric Project in Brazil with a capacity of 250 MW, and Nathan conducted a due diligence on the technical, commercial, financial, and regulatory aspects of the project. … Read More

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