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Consultancy

We provide bespoke advisory services on commercial, regulatory and policy issues to companies across the industry, including generation project developers and investors, flexibility providers, energy retailers, network companies, and government departments and other public bodies.

Cornwall Insight have provided us with an impeccable service. From providing specific, scoped support through to providing ad-hoc advice, Cornwall Insight have reliably provided us with their expert knowledge on schedule and on budget time after time. I would strongly recommend Cornwall Insight to anyone.

Commercial, policy and regulatory energy market experts

Our work across retail, networks and generation, enables us to provide in-depth insight across the whole energy chain. Get in touch to talk about your requirements on 01603 604400 or at enquiries@cornwall-insight.com.

Our skills and expertise

We provide a seamless range of advisory, research and bespoke consulting services to support organisations through their business and financial planning, strategy development, investment due diligence, policy design, risk management and regulatory assessments.

Our expertise includes:

  • Buy-side and sell-side investment due diligence on assets and businesses involved in the energy sector
  • Current and possible future market design
  • Generation, retail and network company business models and market entry
  • Trading, hedging and risk management
  • Data analytics, modelling and forecasting
  • GB energy policy and regulatory framework

Our capabilities

  • Investment due diligence

    Cornwall Insight has extensive experience in providing both buy and sell-side investment due diligence in renewables, flexible generation assets, conventional fossil fuel assets, metering portfolios, energy services and retail businesses. We are a trusted partner to some of the industry’s most prolific investors. We work with major investors, including Equitix,…

  • Power and gas networks

    Our consultancy team has a detailed understanding of existing power and gas networks and their future direction, ranging from network company business models to generation and demand connection arrangements and corresponding ongoing network charges.

  • Low carbon generation

    Cornwall Insight’s low carbon generation consultancy services give you the market intelligence you need to anticipate where the market is heading. Our experts have a deep and practical understanding of the complex commercial and regulatory aspects of the sector. From market insights to competitor analysis, our consultants help you understand the low carbon sector so you can make the best possible decisions for your business.

  • E-mobility and low carbon transport

    We provide bespoke support and advisory services at the intersection of the energy and transport markets, ranging from market entry through to commercial modelling, business model analysis and transaction due diligence assessments

  • Heat decarbonisation

    Cornwall Insight has expertise supporting market actors across a range of topics related to the decarbonisation of heat, including district heat networks, electrification of heat and local Combined Heat and Power projects.

  • Energy storage and flexibility

    We are at the forefront of the energy storage and flexibility sector, helping customers successfully deploy battery storage, flexible power generation and demand side response. We provide strategy and business case development, revenue forecasting and commercial and regulatory investment due diligence.

  • Net zero corporates and ESG

    Cornwall Insight advises business energy consumers both on reducing cost exposure and improving their Environmental Social Governance (ESG). Our consultants work with businesses to help them capture the value from supply agreements based on existing cost structures, corporate Power Purchase Agreements, demand-side response and net zero strategies.

  • Hydrogen, CCUS and green gas production

    Cornwall Insight advises customers involved in the emerging hydrogen economy, those seeking to develop power generation with Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage (CCUS) and green gas production. We provide support on strategy, business case development and regulatory analysis.

  • Business and home supply/ services

    Cornwall Insight has unrivalled insight and experience in the GB energy retail market. We provide actionable advice on the full breadth of the market, including routes to market and propositions, costs to serve, energy services, trading and hedging, and competitor strategies.

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