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As a plant owner, you wonder how it’s possible to track and comply with the crossfire of changing regulations – air, water, NERC, CIP, safety, noise, among others – while operating at peak efficiency. Our broad portfolio of engineering and technical services – either bundled or provided individually – addresses the entire range of your compliance and performance concerns.

We are not just desk engineers. We know how to make your facility run better from the inside out. We take a unique ‘whole project’ approach that combines technical expertise with financial insight. As you face ever-increasing technical, financial and compliance risk, our responsive attitude and vast experience will lighten your load. Applying our comprehensive suite of time-tested processes, we fine-tune your plant’s performance while mapping your route to regulatory, operational and financial excellence.

Leveraging our extensive O&M experience, we have developed a broad portfolio of engineering and technical services that improve plant performance, reduce commercial risk and enhance staff effectiveness. We offer the following services individually or as part of a multifaceted services agreement, both to the plants we operate and to third parties:

■ Technical Services

■ Environmental Services

■ NERC Compliance Services

■ Engineering Services

■ E3 Technical & Financial Advisory Services

■ Dense Slurry Ash & Wastewater Management

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Our Offerings

Technical Services

We provide customized plant programs that ensure safe, reliable and cost-effective operations. We incorporate OEM recommendations and our own best practices into a single, comprehensive set of operating guidelines that promote superior performance. We update and digitize plant drawings, operating procedures and system descriptions, creating a modern electronic library to support plant operations.

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Environmental Services

We develop a comprehensive program using our proprietary Environmental Binder tool that assembles all of your environmental requirements and ensures you achieve full compliance, minimize risk and optimize your investments. We address all applicable air programs and permitting; wastewater and stormwater permits, plans, sampling and reporting; solid and hazardous waste; chemical management; and spill prevention/SPCC/OPA, among others.

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NERC Compliance Services

We provide you with all the tools you need to understand and address NERC and regional reliability requirements for both Operations and Planning and Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) for the generator owner/generator operator, transmission owner/transmission operator, balancing authority, load-serving entity, distribution provider and purchasing-and-selling entity. We support the complete range of CIP requirements for physical and electronic security of Critical Cyber Assets or BES Cyber Assets.

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Engineering Services

We take a unique ‘whole project’ approach to traditional Owner’s Engineer services, combining technical expertise with financial insight. We formulate enterprisewide strategies -- from early development through construction and into commercial operation -- for newly formed and developing projects. Our specific service offerings include performance testing, reliability analysis, CMMS implementation and support, outage planning, technical due diligence and heat balance modeling, among many others.

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E3 Consulting Services LLC

As an independently operated subsidiary of NAES, we provide strategic and technical advisory services for energy, industrial, and public infrastructure projects. We draw on our comprehensive understanding of new project financing, acquisitions and divestitures, refinancing and project restructuring to help lenders and investors, owners and developers, regulators and utilities make better business decisions.

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