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ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

Primarily comprised of solar power, wind power, and hydroelectric, the alternative energy industry is a capital-intensive growth industry characterized by constantly evolving government regulations and rapid technological change. Stronger economic activity and a focus on energy independence and reducing greenhouse gas emissions continues to contribute to the growth of this industry; however, without government assistance, this sector is not currently cost competitive with other electricity-generation sources such as oil and natural gas. Other contributors to the alternative energy sector include renewable energy sources such as wood, municipal waste, landfill gas, biomass, and geothermal energy. BVA professionals have a deep understanding of the issues faced by participants in the alternative energy industry, enabling us to provide our clients with insightful and efficient consulting regarding valuation, economic damages, and various corporate finance issues.

  1. BVA served as a valuation advisor to a privately owned development stage company with plans to develop clean, renewable geothermal power in the western U.S. Over the course of two years, BVA provided the company’s management team with numerous valuations and other financial analyses to assist with a variety of tax and financial reporting needs.
  2. BVA was retained as a financial advisor to a service company that offers cleaning, maintenance, and repair of wind turbines in commercial wind farms. BVA provided a valuation of the company’s equity interest for management planning purposes. Additionally, BVA has valued other wind farm businesses.
  3. BVA was retained by a worldwide marketer of wind energy equipment, services and materials to calculate damages in excess of $1 billion related to the breach of contract in a commercial litigation matter.