Professional Experience

Mr. Retzlaff is a professional engineer with 34 years of experience in development, project management, and construction of electric power generation facilities. In 1998 he founded STRATEGIC ENERGY SOLUTIONS, INC., a specialized, professional consulting firm that provides consulting services related to the electric power industry.

He successfully completed three major energy projects valued at over $65 million by managing the budget, permitting, construction and startup activities. During the period 1999 through 2003, he completed 13 different due diligence initiatives for the purchase of 88 power generation facilities, 35 of which were visited by Mr. Retzlaff at both domestic and foreign locations. He has provided a variety of other consulting services including project feasibility studies, financial viability analysis, facilitating acquisitions, expert testimony services and others.

A few of Mr. Retzlaff’s past professional clients include PG&E, Southern California Edison, El Paso, CalEnergy, Goldman Sachs, Smith River Rancheria Tribe, Port Townsend Paper Company and Tractebel Power, Inc.