PROGRAM PLANNING AND DESIGN

As stated by Yogi Berra…“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”  Our consultants leverage in-depth knowledge of the lifecycle of energy efficiency programs to provide transparency and accuracy in planning and design. We help you know where you are going and how to get there.

MARKET ASSESSMENTS. How can we adapt, given that the only constant in life is change?

Markets evolve, sometimes slowly and sometimes very quickly. We leverage qualitative and quantitative practices to put our experience to work for you, characterizing market conditions to guiding your next steps forward.

POTENTIAL STUDIES. How much is out there?

We have conducted dozens of studies for North American clients, and our technical expertise spans the spectrum of large to small market resource studies. We understand that customer adoption is an important element in reducing the uncertainty in market forecasting. We develop our tools and practices to deliver an accurate forecast of the opportunity resource for each of our clients.

PORTFOLIO DESIGN. How can we align priorities with resources?

Designing a portfolio of customer programs that optimizes resources can be a balancing act. Our team takes a holistic approach to portfolio design, which ensures that energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy, and distributed energy resources are integrated, resulting in the best investment for your company’s priorities.

COST-EFFECTIVENESS. Are these programs a wise investment?

Our experienced team provides transparency by applying tools that follow industry best practices. We understand the importance of assessing the economic benefits and costs from the perspective of all stakeholders.

PROGRAM DESIGN. How do we optimize customer programs in a disruptive market?

Understanding how to align specific program activities with market needs and gaps is a critical component of designing successful programs. We incorporate clearly thought-out customer and local trade-partner engagement strategies, including customer journey mapping and digital communication.

REGULATORY SUPPORT. Every regulatory environment is unique.

We support our clients through the nuances of stakeholder and commission oversight to ensure agreement and success in our path forward.