Helping you make sense of the energy and water sectors


Specialist skills & expertise

  • Investment due diligence
  • Business planning and modelling
  • Retail market intelligence
  • Routes to market and PPAs
  • Market entry – supply and generation
  • Regulations, licensing and codes
  • Trading/ hedging strategies
  • Network charging – transmission and distribution
  • Policy design and impacts
  • Balancing mechanism and balancing services

Energy Generation

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Cornwall Insight advises a wide range of clients in the power sector, helping them understand the opportunities and risks of power generation, by providing advice on strategy, business case development; as well as regulatory and competitor analysis.

Energy Retailing

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Cornwall Insight has unrivalled insight and experience in the GB energy retail market. We provide analysis and support to parties on the full breadth of the market, including routes to market and propositions, costs to serve, market entry, and competitor strategy.

Networks & connection

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Our experts provide a deep understanding of the complex commercial and regulatory aspects of energy networks. This expertise focuses both on how network charges impact on market participants behaviour and costs, on the operation and financials of the networks themselves, and the wider system impacts from their development.


Smart Energy

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Cornwall Insight are at the forefront of energy innovation, and are the ideal partner to help you understand the impact of smart on your business.

Regulation & Policy

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Cornwall Insight’s consultancy team has a deep understanding, and wide experience of the policy and regulatory activity within the GB market. We utilise this to support clients across the piece, from feeding into understanding of future potential charges and payments for generation sites, to compliance assessments of suppliers, and supporting modifications through the industry change process.

Water Services

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Following the opening of the water market to competition Cornwall Insight has brought its market leading research and analysis to this sector. Combining a deep understanding of the water market’s operation with our experience of the energy sector we are able to provide support to parties across the value chain.