Attendees will become familiar with the last two steps of the five-step energy project development framework: Project Implementation (Step 4) and Operations and Maintenance (Step 5). Information on project management, reporting, monitoring, and commissioning will be provided. Other topics the presenters will cover include project agreements, vendor contracting process, preconstruction tasks, and equipment installation. The webinar will stress the importance of developing a long-term operations and maintenance (O&M) plan, establishing a maintenance schedule, replacing worn or disabled equipment, establishing and enhancing an effective and motivated O&M staff, evaluating warranty agreements and extensions, and budgeting for O&M. There is no cost to attend the webinar, but advance registration is required.