Phone: +44 (0) 1603 542139
Email: j.briggs@cornwall-insight.com

Jacob is a Senior Consulting Analyst, focussing on transport decarbonisation, the retail sector, and innovation and new offerings. Through his work providing market entry and business model support around electric vehicle charging, Jacob has been involved in the development and implementation of commercial strategies, identifying opportunities, and engaging with policy and regulatory frameworks. Jacob has led the development and production of several of Cornwall Insight’s subscription research services, including coverage of domestic energy retailers’ market share, retail market competitor intelligence, and the commercial, competitive, and regulatory for electric vehicles.

Key projects and experience include:

  • commercial modelling for storage and EV charging,
  • supporting parties into the GB energy market including retailers and technology companies,
  • providing investment due diligence to energy retailers and metering companies,
  • delivering bespoke market insight and competitor intelligence to major energy retailers.

With a background in energy transitions and decarbonisation, Jacob works with companies developing data-led and flexible propositions in the energy market and leads Cornwall Insight’s monthly EV & Charging Infrastructure Forum.

Latest thinking

Home supply and services

Integrate to Zero: Carbon and cost reduction opportunities from integrated energy in GB

Our insight paper, 'Integrate to Zero: Carbon and cost reduction opportunities from integrated energy in GB', summarises the current market landscape, opportunities, and barriers to offering integrated energy propositions to consumers in Great Britain (GB). We define an integrated energy proposition as one which aims to provide end users with...

Home supply and services

New year, same trend: Economy Energy exits the market

Economy Energy exiting the market on 8 January marked the first supplier failure of 2019 and the 12th domestic supplier exit over the last 12 months. The departure of Economy Energy follows continued speculation around the supplier’s financial health. Media coverage since December 2018 reported the supplier was working with...

E-mobility and low carbon

Suppliers drive forwards on EVs

EDF, E.ON and ScottishPower have, in the past month, announced significant commitments to electric vehicles (EVs). These suppliers join a growing list of energy players that have made moves in the rapidly evolving EV space. On 10 October, EDF officially launched its Electric Mobility Plan to become the leading e-mobility energy company...

Home supply and services

Price cap progresses amidst rising pass-through costs

In the latest development for the default tariff price cap, the government announced on Monday 26 February that it will introduce the Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill to the House of Commons. This next step ensures that the cap remains on course for implementation by winter 2018 –...