Capabilities

SKS Development’s team has the experience and expertise necessary to carry projects through the entire development lifecycle. 

PROJECT IDENTIFICATION

  • Identifying attractive opportunities based on our longstanding relationships and reputation in the dairy industry.
  • Structuring and negotiating mutually-beneficial arrangements with site hosts that allow for meaningful participation in the success of the project.


FEASIBILITY ANALYSIS

  • Evaluating RNG project potential based on the site host’s existing manure management practices, size, leadership, business strategy, and financial stability.
  • Estimating biogas production, determining pipeline proximity, and developing an optimized offtake strategy.
  • Evaluating regulatory conditions, zoning and permitting requirements.
    Developing initial budgets and assessing potential investment returns.


ENGINEERING & DESIGN

  • Creating site plans and system designs.
  • Configuring and optimizing technology and equipment solutions.
  • Completing detailed engineering analyses.
  • Performing carbon intensity analysis and scoring.
  • Selecting and engaging project delivery partners.
  • Finalizing detailed project budgets.


PROJECT FINANCE

  • Identifying, structuring, and negotiating optimal offtake agreements.
  • Optimizing project-level debt, equity, and subsidy capital.
  • Developing detailed financial models and analyzing potential investor returns.
  • Identifying refinancing and asset liquidation opportunities.


CONSTRUCTION OVERSIGHT

  • Overseeing and managing third-party vendors and project delivery partners.
  • Monitoring budgets and project delivery schedules.
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Managing best-in-class construction safety programs.


COMMISSIONING & OPERATIONS

  • Managing ramp-up and commissioning processes.
  • Monitoring system performance, operations budgets, and maintenance schedules.
  • Managing third-party operations and maintenance service providers.
  • Ensuring ongoing regulatory compliance.
  • Managing best-in-class facility safety and HAZOP programs.
  • Performing environmental attribute accounting and compliance.