Waste to Energy Project Independent Consultant’s Report

A member of the Firm served as the primary consultant to the Guam Economic Development Authority (“GEDA”) regarding the performance of an independent technical and economic/financial review and preparation of a Independent Consultant’s Report in support of financing a proposed 220 TPD municipal solid waste to energy facility to be located at the Government of Guam’s Ordot landfill. The following services were provided:

  • Meetings in Japan with Hitachi Corporation and Taisei Corporation (the Project developers) to obtain detailed project data for subsequent analysis;
  • Site inspection and review of a similar project utilizing Von Roll grate mass burn technology located in Mito, Japan;
  • Quantification of the solid waste stream available to the project;
  • Investigation of power purchase rates of the Guam Power Authority and tipping fees of the Guam Dept. of Public Works applicable to the project;
  • Determination of the anticipated bypass solid waste stream;
  • Review of the applicability of the proposed generating technology;
  • Review of project environmental and regulatory requirements;
  • Independent review of project capital cost projections;
  • Independent review of proposed construction scheduling;
  • Development of proforma estimates of project annual costs and expected revenues;
  • Provision of expert testimony before the Guam Legislature concerning the feasibility of the project and proposed issuance of revenue bonds in support of project development;

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