RT ECP: Renewable Energy Projects

March 2, 2017

Edgewater condo owners sue engineering firm for $1M in damages

Source: https://therealdeal.com, March 1, 2017 By: Francisco Alvarado Property at 2121 N. Bayshore Drive was affected by leaky HVAC, residents say The condominium board at an older building in Edgewater is suing the engineering firm that designed the HVAC system at the property, alleging that the system caused extensive damage to the building. In a […]

March 2, 2017

Missouri appellate court opens the door to Spearin claims by contractors against public entities

Source: http://www.lexology.com, February 24, 2017 By: David Dick, Thompson Coburn LLP A Missouri appellate court has for the first time recognized that a construction contractor may pursue a breach of contract claim against a public entity owner based on the “Spearin doctrine,” meaning the contractor may recover damages based upon deficient plans supplied by the […]

February 1, 2017

Fixing Design Errors Before They Cost Big Money

Source: http://www.enr.com, January 24, 2017 By: Scott Van Voorhis Rectification insurance is filling a need on more design-build projects Mistakes made by architects or engineers in the design process can often come back to haunt a general contractor later during construction. Whether it’s a miscalculation in the dimensions of a building’s foundation or the choice […]

February 27, 2015

AMP, Bechtel lawsuit raises questions over EPC contract

Source: http://www.power-eng.com, July 1, 2012 By: Lindsay Morris A recent federal case between American Municipal Inc. (AMP) and Bechtel Power Corp. could have future repercussions on construction disputes involving EPC contracts and liability issues. On May 8, a federal judge in Ohio dismissed two of three claims in a lawsuit AMP filed against Bechtel. AMP […]

February 27, 2015

Abengoa Solar hit with $16M in claims disputes

Source: http://archive.azcentral.com, April 2, 2013 by: Ryan Randazzo Contractors have filed more than $16 million in disputed claims against the Spanish company that is using a $1.45 billion federal loan to build a massive solar power plant near Gila Bend. At least eight contractors have been involved in disputes with Abengoa Solar over the Solana […]

February 27, 2015

Jury awards Abengoa $48.4 million in lawsuit over 2006 mistake

Source: http://ethanolproducer.com, July 20, 2011 By: Holly Jessen In 2006, a mistake by Chicago Title Insurance Co. caused Abengoa Bioenergy to put on hold plans to build a second ethanol plant in Colwich, Kan., and build instead in Madison, Ill. Abengoa says it cost the company $48.4 million because the Colwich plant would have been […]

February 27, 2015

Protecting Solar Projects with Insurance

Source: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com, September 20, 2013 By: Jeanne Schwartz, Assurant, Inc. Solar power generation is rapidly increasing and helping thousands of Americans embrace clean energy technology. According to Solar Energy Industries Association, “more than 4,400 megawatts of PV solar will come online throughout 2013.” The jump in solar development is driven by a dramatic drop in […]

February 27, 2015

Abengoa Bioenergy Sues Contractor Over Accident at Ethanol Plant

Source http://www.soyatech.com, April 26, 2011 By: Dan Voorhis Abengoa Bioenergy, which owns an ethanol plant in Colwich, is suing a contractor over a 2009 industrial accident. In a suit filed last week, Abengoa said that it seeks more than $3.5 million from Faber Burner Co. of Lock Haven, Pa. Abengoa bought a burner and control […]


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