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Corporate Summary


 Alliance Power, Inc. (“Alliance”) is headquartered in Centennial, Colorado and was formed in 1999 through a venture capital investment from the Gas Technology Institute for the purpose of developing and commercializing new, innovative, and sustainable energy technologies.  Alliance is an experienced power project developer, and design, procurement, construction, and asset manager with numerous successful projects for both utility and corporate clients using a variety of new technologies.  Since 1999, Alliance has successfully secured project financing and developed, permitted, interconnected, managed equipment procurement, designed, constructed, commissioned, and performed operations or provided operational oversight at numerous projects valued at over one billion dollars. 

Major clients Alliance has assisted with the development and deployment of innovative new technologies for General Electric, Energy Transfer, Caterpillar, Wartsila, Con-Agra, Fuel Cell Energy, Solar Turbines, Trina Solar, SunGas Renewables, and Kurz Instruments.

Key personnel of the company have expertise and experience in the development, technology selection, financing, environmental studies, land acquisition, permitting, power purchase agreements, design, procurement, scheduling, construction and operations.  Recent energy resource projects that Alliance has supported include:

  • Alliance is performing early-stage development activities for SunGas Renewables to implement large-scale renewable natural gas (“RNG”) projects using wood biomass.  Projects will use SunGas’ proven System 1000 technology to produce 3 bcf per year of RNG.  For these SunGas projects, Alliance is preparing and evaluating economic proforma, site evaluations, feedstock supplies, gas utility off-take counter parties, permitting requirements, gas interconnections, and other development tasks for existing RNG opportunities in several regions.  Home - SunGas Renewables
  • GE EFS retained Alliance to provide project development services for a 570 MW single shaft, single combustion turbine (GE H2), combined cycle power project located in Pasco County, Florida (https://shadyhillsenergycenter.com). All permits, local agreements, interconnections, EPC designs, and construction bids have been secured and the project is ready for construction.
     
  • Alliance currently has partial ownership and is the Managing Member for a 94 MW wind farm in Logan County, Colorado.  In 2013, Alliance secured financing and performed feasibility studies, permitting, interconnection agreements, FERC and NERC licensing, environmental impact assessments, cultural and avian studies, design documents, PPA agreements, equipment and material procurement, construction, and currently performs asset management and daily operations, maintenance, and power scheduling.
     
  • A US investment company retained Alliance to manage, plan, permit, design, procure, construct and startup and commission a 12.5 MW solar project coupled with 20 MWh of battery storage to provide enhanced grid stability on a Caribbean Island electric system.  The project is valued at approximately $40 million. Significant project work includes:
     
    • Land procurement.
    • Environmental studies and permits, including local building permits.
    • Management, contracting, review and QA/QC of geotechnical, solar, civil, mechanical, and electrical designs.
    • Procurement and logistics for delivery of solar modules, battery system, inverters, rack systems, module cable systems, and other equipment and materials.
    • Construction management: Contracting, procurement, management, and QA/QC of subcontractors.
    • Financial management, project management, schedule and budget control.
    • Records and financial assistance for USA tax and audit compliance.
    • Budget and account monitoring and tracking, invoice payment, disbursement requests, cash flow projections, bank account reconciliation, and funding requests and authorizations.
       
  • Alliance provided independent engineering reviews and asset management responsibilities for the procurement of “Work Product” wind power electrical generation equipment valued at over $25 million.  The project captures the value of tax credits for future renewable wind projects.
     
  • Alliance was retained by a confidential client for early-stage development and feasibility studies for a 350 MW solar project, combined with a 400 MW wind project, to jointly provide renewable power for a “green” hydrogen generation project. Feasibility studies, cost estimates, power production, transmission and interconnection studies, and solar and wind siting analyses were completed by Alliance.
     
  • Alliance was retained by a private utility company to provide senior-level technical water quality and treatment expertise for project negotiations with the Department of Defense related to the privatization water and wastewater services at two (2) US military bases in the southeastern US.
     
  • A private equity company retained Alliance Power to perform conceptual design, cost estimates, schedules and feasibility studies for several cogeneration projects under development using LM6000 power generation equipment for major pipeline gas compression stations co-located with data centers in Louisiana, Wyoming and Utah.  Alliance also performed economic modeling, power purchase agreement reviews, siting evaluations and other development tasks for the client.
     
  • An international paper recycling company retained Alliance Power to review operations at a large recycling facility in New Mexico and prepare a detailed plan, feasibility study, cost estimates, preliminary designs, and construction schedule for the site to secure water rights, environmental permits, electrical interconnections, “zero-discharge” water treatment equipment, backup generators, and other facilities that will be required to continue to operate the paper recycling plant once the co-located coal-fired power plant that has provided these services terminates operations in the near future.
     
  • South Adams County Water and Sanitation District selected Alliance to provide Owner representative services for assistance with the management, design, and construction of a $65 million water softening project. The Project uses an innovative pellet softening reactor system to remove hardness and produce a sustainable, recyclable solid waste. The Project will be the first, potable water softening treatment project using the low-cost, innovative technology to be implemented in the USA.  Alliance has assisted SACWSD with municipal bond financing technical support, cost estimates, cash flow estimates, budget variance analysis, procurement and selection of the design engineering firm, detailed design reviews, value engineering, alternative design configurations, public presentations, and the procurement and selection of a “Construction Manager-at-Risk”. The Project was successfully completed in 2021.
     
  • The Rocky Mountain Arsenal (“RMA”) selected Alliance to provide third-party, senior-level expert review during the planning and design of a $30-$40 million, complex hazardous waste treatment system removing exotic hazardous and chemical warfare wastes from shallow, alluvial RMA groundwater.  RMA has been the site of chemical warfare munitions manufacturing, and herbicide and pesticide production.  Alliance provides expert technical consultation, budget and cost review, value engineering and other technical resources at critical milestones during the Project.  The Project began in 2018 and design was completed in 2021.
     
  • In 2017, 2018, and again in 2020, GE EFS retained Alliance to provide on-going asset and financial management responsibilities for the delivery and storage of renewable, wind power generation equipment valued at a total of over $350 million.
     
  • Alliance has been retained several times by various confidential clients to provide senior level consulting, project development, site inspections and recommendations regarding either the development, bidding or acquisition of solar projects (totaling over 500 MW) or wind projects (totaling over 1,000 MW) by financial investors.
     
  • A consortium of private businesses retained Alliance to assist in the development of an $80 million swine waste to renewable natural gas (“RNG”) project in North Carolina.  Alliance reviewed the economic proforma, patents, Black & Veatch cost estimates, gas-cleanup systems, power generation equipment, USDA loan application, off-take RNG term sheets and other preliminary documents previously completed by the consortium.  Alliance has restructured the project to provide a cohesive market opportunity that Alliance and the consortium are presenting to interested equity investors requesting early-stage equity financing for initial project implementation.
     
  • Alliance was retained by GE EFS to perform asset management duties for the Meeker Wind Project in Minnesota for approximately three years.  The wind project consisted of two 19 MW wind sites using the only Alstom manufactured wind turbines installed in the USA.  The project was a community wind project supplying electricity into the local rural electric cooperative.  Alliance was responsible for financial reports, records, taxes, financial audits, spare parts procurement, and daily oversight of a contractor performing maintenance, repairs, and operations.  Ownership successfully sold the Project 2018 and Alliance transferred asset management responsibilities to the new owners several months later.
     
  • A US investment company retained Alliance to manage, plan, permit, design, procure, construct and startup and commission an electric system distribution grid extension and 6-mile submarine cable connecting mainland Roatan to two (2) remote islands for the local electric utility – Roatan Electric Company (“RECO”). The project was initially estimated by several major US contractors at a cost of over $12 million.  Alliance self-performed the project at a completed cost of less than $8 million.  Services provided by Alliance included:
     
    • Project siting, permitting, and socialization.
    • Preliminary technical feasibility, and capital and operating budgets.
    • Bathymetric studies and finalizing subsea routes through a protected national marine park.
    • Local permitting support and documentation.
    • Financing loan proposals and documentation.
    • Insurance coverage and policies.
    • Budget and account monitoring and tracking, invoice payment, disbursement requests, cash flow projections, bank account reconciliation, and funding requests and authorizations.
    • Records and financial assistance for USA tax and audit compliance.
    • Design and procurement of electric equipment including the $2.5 million submarine cable.
    • Management, contracting, coordination, and oversight of subsea cable installation.
    • Electrical grid interconnections, relay studies, distribution line design (above and below ground), and on-shore subsea cable landings (4 total).
    • Logistics and shipping coordination for delivery of major equipment to Roatan from various world-wide suppliers.
    • Logistics for live-a-board ship accommodations during cable installation.
    • Management and procurement of construction contractors.
    • On-site engineering and construction quality control and assurance.
    • Start, commissioning and training of utility staff.
       
  • A US investment company retained Alliance to manage the development, design, and construction of a new 28 MW power generating plant to provide service to a Caribbean Island.  Alliance managed the design, equipment procurement, cost estimates, detailed design, scheduling, construction, and startup and commissioning.  Alliance assumed construction manager responsibilities for the project in order to subcontract project components and this Alliance approach saved the client over $35 million compared to bids received from USA general contractors for the project.  The innovative project uses propane as the fuel for a new model Wartsila reciprocating engine and the project had a completed capital cost of over $60 million.  Alliance has documented that the new project has a capital cost payback in less than 5 years due to the significant cost savings of propane versus diesel fuel.  Significant project work included:
     
    • 9-month power plant completion schedule from ground breaking to grid connection.
    • Project operational in February 2017 – substantial completion.
    • All new site infrastructure: electrical system control room, new electrical switchyard and substation, potable water system, wastewater system, fire pump and hydrants, LPG unloading dock, site security, LPG storage tanks, LPG Customs delivery requirements, roads, site lighting, 200,000 gallon diesel storage tank, channel dredging, and new operating and maintenance buildings - Customer Service and Administration Building (>$2 million), Power Generation O&M Building (>$1 million), Electrical Distribution Warehouse and Maintenance Building, and Vehicle O&M Building.
    • Difficult subsurface conditions – over 400 piles required for foundations in magnitude 7.5 earthquake zone. Alliance contracted design and performed QA/QC during concrete pile manufacturing and driving.
    • Integration of existing 12 MW diesel power plant into new generation and electrical distribution system.
    • New control room, distribution system controls and protection, switchgear.
    • New distribution substation, relays, and main power transformers.
    • Integration of all systems and equipment into plant-wide SCADA system, including security cameras.
    • Procurement and logistics for delivery of equipment and materials.
    • Contracting, procurement, management, and QA/QC of 7 major subcontractors.
    • Financial management, project management, schedule and budget control.
    • Records and financial assistance for USA tax and audit compliance.
    • Budget and account monitoring and tracking, invoice payment, disbursement requests, cash flow projections, bank account reconciliation, and funding requests and authorizations.
       
  • Several other notable development projects completed by Alliance:
    • Colton Power LLC.  Developed, permitted, designed, constructed and operated two 44 MW peaking power plants in California for over 10 years. 
    • City of Riverside California.  Turnkey development, permitting, design, construction and operation of a 44 MW peaking power plant for the city of Riverside.  Operated for two years prior to ownership transfer to the city.
    • PG&E Kingsburg, California.  Alliance developed, permitted, designed, and won a competitive bid selection with PG&E for a 350 MW combined cycle gas-fired power plant.  Project placed on hold by PG&E and then cancelled due to the 2007 / 2008 financial recession.
    • Over 12 fuel cell installations permitted, interconnected, designed, constructed and operated in California for various clients: hotels, aluminum smelter, universities, breweries, municipal buildings, and wastewater treatment plants (using digester gas).  Alliance assisted in progressing the commercialization of the fuel cell technology from initial 250 kW units to large-scale projects using modular systems having over 5 MW of total electrical output.
    • Detailed development and design of a new, innovative used oil recycling technology.  Alliance completed the design, siting, air permitting, construction agreements, major re-refining equipment procurement, hydrogen reformer unit agreement, long-term feed-stock supply, and long-term off take recycled oil agreements, and third-party, Wall Street investment offerings to secure financing for the $125 million project.  All project components were completed; however, the Asian-located equity investors decided to take the project information and build the first project in Asia.

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