The Oberon 150 MW Solar Facility in Ector County was a clean, renewable facility producing enough electricity to power 30,000 households annually. During construction, the project experienced delays and was not completed on time or within budget. Unforeseen subsurface conditions, force majeure events, labor availability, sequencing and standard of care challenges were to blame.

Spire was hired to evaluate performance and determine the cause of schedule delays, productivity loss, changed work, and associated damages.

Spire’s consultants assisted through the change order review and mediation stages. Ultimately, Spire assisted outside counsel and the client in reaching a settlement before litigation.

Spire’s team of experts is comprised of experienced construction engineering professionals that understand the range of risks companies face throughout the dispute resolution process. From managing claims and quantifying damages to assessing productivity loss, calculating schedule delays, and evaluating standard of care, Spire’s litigation support experts analyze each particular dispute situation to ensure the best outcome for its clients.

Resolving construction disputes is challenging. From mediation to arbitration and litigation support, Spire can provide guidance in navigating the technical challenges throughout the dispute resolution process to provide your case the support it requires. Spire’s construction claims and litigation support experts bring years of hands-on construction experience to every dispute and render opinions that are clear, concise, and objective to help make the strongest case possible. 

Spire’s construction claims and litigation support experts provide the following services: