Experience in Europe

Slovakia - Bohunice International Decommissioning Support Fund: Consultancy to Support PMU in the Implementation of 400 kV Overhead Transmission Lines and 400 kV Substations. Stage 2: Project Implementation (2009 - 2015)

Overall project management; Update of the PMU's organisational structure; Overall project cost control; Periodic update of project interface plan; Risk assessment and management; Monitoring of EPC contracts (engineering, manufacturing, construction and commissioning, deviations, claims, variation orders, defects and disputes); Supervision of installation, testing, commissioning and acceptance of works; Establishment and periodic review of licensing process and plan; Quality assurance plans

Client: Slovenska Elektrizacna Prenosova Sustava a.s. (SEPS, a.s.), Bratislava

Financing: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Ukraine - Procurement and Project Management Support: 750 kV Zaporizhzhia - Kahovska Transmission Line (2011 - 2014)

Construction of a 750 kV OHL from Zaporizhzhia Substation to the new Kakhovska Substation and related 330 kV connections - Preparation of prequalification and tender documents; Review of design documentation; Supervision of contractors' works; Assistance in project management; Assistance in loan agreement management; Assistance in the implementation of the ESAP/ESMPP; Monitoring of the adherence to health and safety standards

Client: NEC UKRENERGO, Kiev

Financing: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Ukraine - Project Preparation: The Second Backbone UHV Corridor Kakhovska - Primorska - Dnistrovska - Khmelnitska (2012 - 2013)

Part 1: Master Plan of the Second National UHV Backbone Interconnection; Part II: Feasibility Assessment of the 750 kV National Backbone Interconnection; Part III. Project Tender Documentation - Assessment of technical feasibility and related documentation for approval process; Environmental and social impact assessment; Economic/financial assessment; Project tender assistance

Client: NEC UKRENERGO, Kiev

Financing: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Albania - Evaluation and Business Plan Supervision of Hydropower Plants (2011 - 2013)

Framework Contract - Assessment of documentation handed in by loan applicants; Evaluation of the planning data base (hydrological data, topographical and geological survey, legal situation); Evaluation of the technical concept; Evaluation of the financial analysis; Evaluation of the implementation plan; Quarterly supervision of works

Client: Raiffeisen Bank Sh.A. Albania

Financing: Raiffeisen Bank Sh.A. Albania

Poland - Polish SME Sustainable Energy Financing Facility (PolSEFF) - Project Consultant (2010 - 2013)

Marketing and awareness raising for investments in sustainable energy projects; Training and capacity building to project financing institutes, local engineers and SMEs; Establishment of pre-approved small-scale projects; Support to the project origination processes and preliminary screening; Project preparation (eligibility check, support to subprojects); Project management and administration

Client: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Financing: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Slovakia - EU / EBRD Municipal Finance Facility - Energy Efficiency Window (MFFEE) - Verification Consultant (2011 - 2012)

Assistance on monitoring and verification of the implementation of the Facility in the Slovak Republic - Verification of implemented municipal infrastructure and building projects in the field of energy efficiency against technical documentation; Approval of grant payments to partner banks and sub-borrowers

Client: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Financing: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Ukraine - Consultancy Services - Technical Assistance in Procurement and Project Management (2009 - 2012)

Rehabilitation of 11 Substations 330 to 750 kV and Upgrading/construction of related transmission lines: Final tender documents; Evaluation of bids and award of EPC contract; supervision of construction and commissioning services; Coordination and monitoring testing activities; Project management and contract administration; Assistance during the defects liability period

Client: UKRENERGO, Kiev

Financing: World Bank

Albania, Kosovo - 400 kV Transmission Line Albania - Kosovo (Tirana - Pristine) (2009 - 2012)

Albania: Construction of a 400 kV OHL between Tirana and the Kosovo border, and extension of a 400/230/110 kV substation by one complete 400 kV feeder; Kosovo: Construction of a 400 kV transmission line from 400 / 230 / 110 kV substation Kosovo B to the border to Albania, and extension of the existing substation Kosovo B by one complete 400 kV feeder

Client: Albanian Transmission System Operator (OST) and Transmission, System and Market Operator J.S.C. (KOSTT)

Financing: Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)

EU, Romania, Russia, Ukraine - Developing and Introducing Leasing Products under the EBRD's "Sustainable Energy Financing Facilities" (SEFF) (2011)

Investigation of leasing practice for energy efficiency / renewable energy equipment in the EU - Identification of EE/RE equipment; Development of strategies to promote leasing as financing tool; Development of marketing strategies and tools; Development of a pilot business model for sustainable equipment financing; Support in capacity building of local leasing companies to develop a market for sustainable energy equipment leases

Client: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Financing: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Serbia - Supervising Engineer for the Construction of the 400 kV Overhead Line Nis - FYR of Macedonia Border (2008 - 2010)

Coordination and supervision prior to start of construction works; Review of Contractor's design and documentation; Coordination and supervision of construction and commissioning services at site; Coordination and monitoring testing activities at site and at the factory; Project management / contract administration; Project quality assurance

Client: EMS - Elektromreža Srbije, Belgrade

Financing: European Commission

Serbia - Feasibility Study 400 kV Interconnection Serbia - Romania and Feasibility Study for 220 kV Substation Bistrica (2009 - 2010)

Feasibility Studies for a 400 kV overhead line and a new 220 kV substation - Preliminary design; Environmental Impact Assessment

Client: EMS - Elektromreža Srbije, Belgrade

Financing: European Commission, Phare

Slovakia - Bohunice International Decommissioning Support Fund: Consultancy to Support PMU in the Implementation of 400 kV Overhead Transmission Lines and 400 kV Substations (Stage 1) (2008 - 2009)

Overall project management; Development of the PMU's organisational structure; Verification and validation of existing design; Verification and validation of compliance of existing studies with applicable codes and standards; Preparation of additional supporting studies; Preparation of tender specifications; Supervision of contracted scope; Followup of project planning and implementation; Review of suppliers' documents and drawings; Environmental due diligence

Client: Slovenska Elektrizacna Prenosova Sustava a.s. (SEPS, a.s.), Bratislava

Financing: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Kosovo - Construction of Peja 3 Substation (400/110 kV) and Associated Transmission System Works (2006 - 2009)

Construction of 60 km of 110 kV Overhead Transmission Line - Preparation of the preliminary planning; Tender documents; Support to PIU during tendering period; Bid evaluation and Assistance in contract award; Design approval; Factory acceptance tests; Site supervision; Budget control; Support in preparation of an O & M concept; Commissioning and handing over

Client: KOSTT Transmission, System and Market Operator JSC, Pristine

Financing: Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)

Kosovo - Major Repair of Unit 5 of Kosovo A Thermal Power Plant (2001 - 2002)

Preparation of tender documents; Evaluation of bids; Assistance in contract awarding

Client: Korporata Energjetike e Kosoves (KEK), Pristine

Financing: National Financing Institution

Kosovo - Emergency measures at the thermal power station Kosovo A for increasing the capacity of unit 5 to 150 MW (2000)

Tender document; Evaluation of bids and Assistance in contract awarding; Supervision of the installation of the equipment; Acceptance tests; Commissioning

Client: Power Corporation of Kosovo (KEK), represented by United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), Pristine

Financing: Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)