Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

Energy-Related Contracting, Regulation, Development and Permitting, Evaluation, Finance and Markets

ID: 731837 California, USA

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Expert's career has focused on helping energy industry entrepreneurs manage development and regulatory risk (and opportunities), and permit, finance, contract and construct energy projects worldwide. His focus is on assuring that all players are able to participate in fair, competitive energy markets.

His skills include transactional work such as power purchase agreements, generator interconnection agreements, negotiating and executing all manner of contracts, as well as California and FERC energy regulatory policy and administrative litigation. He developed and implemented strategies to enable interconnection and achievement of deliverability status for planned generation projects and was instrumental in bringing on–line the first AB1613–based CHP project in California. He has extensive experience with the California Public Utilities Commission, the FERC, the California ISO and with the California Energy Commission's Self Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) on behalf of clients.

Expert's expertise has been utilized by a number of entities during merger and acquisition due diligence and disclosure efforts, as well for strategic investment planning. He has worked on many types of energy projects, including gas and biomass–fueled power plants, electric transmission lines, hydroelectric and advanced pumped storage, combined heat and power, and natural gas pipelines.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1987 Degree: JD Subject: Law Institution: Layola Law School
Year: 1978 Degree: Master of Regional Planning Subject: Regional/Environmental Planning Institution: University of Pennsylvania

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner Department:
The Company focuses on the legal, regulatory policy, transactional and financial issues in the energy industry. With project development and finance experience around the world, Expert’s focus is on evaluating and negotiating terms of contracts for power, interconnection, environmental compliance, financing, government incentives, and related matters.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to 2021 Employer: The Nevada Hydro Company Title: Managing Director Department:
Expert is responsible for managing the development of two landmark green–tech projects in California: the 500 MW Lake Elsinore Advanced Pumped Storage (LEAPS) and the Talega–Escondido/Valley–Serrano 500 kV Interconnect projects. Together, these facilities will help the state meet its goals for renewable energy and substitute for the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant. The two projects are expected to cost about US$1.8 billion.

Expert directs Nevada Hydro’s federal, state, and local legislative, regulatory, and strategic relations programs in support of their two California utility-scale projects, and for other projects outside California.

Expert is actively leveraging his knowledge of western energy markets, policymakers and market participants to develop and execute Nevada Hydro’s development and funding strategy, and is directing due diligence efforts for the Company’s project financing processes.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1998 to 2001 Employer: Enron North America Title: Director Department:
Expert was one of two California–based Directors responsible for evaluating, initiating and executing new business opportunities in the Western United States.

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