Proven Energy Consulting

Carmen Group specializes in creating strategies to guide energy clients through complex legislative, regulatory, jurisdictional and competitive governmental proposal processes. We help clients navigate the congressional approval and appropriations process and to compete for and win significant grants. We have superior command of the budget and legislative processes and substantive experience in establishing productive government-client ties. Our unique business process has increased our success ratio and sets us apart from other firms in terms of innovation, execution and accountability. We recognize the gravity of the current national and world energy problems, and are committed to helping create a more secure, efficient, and cleaner energy future.


Dal Harper
Executive Managing Director

Special Expertise

  • Grants
  • Legislation
  • Appropriations and Authorizations
  • Natural Resources and Environment
  • Research and Development Grants
  • Carbon Markets and Emissions Trading
  • Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Nuclear Plants and Enrichment
  • Nuclear Fuel Cycles and Waste Disposal
  • Energy and National Security
  • Energy Issues in the Developing World

Work Effectively With

  • Department of Energy
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • General Services Administration
  • Office of Management and Budget
  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Department of the Interior
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
  • Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
  • House Committee on Energy and Commerce
  • House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
  • House Natural Resources Committee
  • House/Senate Appropriations Committees