Next Energy US advises government, industry and environmental organizations on energy policy and strategy, delivering on that advice with project management services.
Our work includes developing public policy proposals; finding and developing areas of unexpected mutual interest among diverse stakeholders; conducting government liaison; identifying and assessing novel commercial opportunities and risks; performing due diligence and assessing project feasibility; developing business plans and models; and advising on market development, internal operations and strategic positioning.
Our principal’s past assignments include:
Assessing risk and implications of electrification on natural gas distribution businesses, including under scenarios of mid-term deep decarbonization, and proposing strategic legislative, regulatory, market and R&D responses
Advising on building-to-grid, transactive energy, and energy storage opportunities for water heating, space conditioning and other distributed loads, including strategies for R&D, regulatory and legislative approaches, and market development
Assessing options for increasing grid flexibility, with a particular focus on facilitating an increasingly inflexible, low emissions generation mix in the mid-and long-term
Preparing and assisting implementation of domestic and international market entry and marketing strategies for energy technology companies
Developing business plans for expanding waste-to-energy businesses
Modeling and assessing electricity sector capacity expansion requirements
Due diligence and market analysis for a variety of electricity generation and distribution acquisitions
Developing supply curves for greenhouse gas emissions abatement to identify the magnitude and volume of lowest cost opportunities
Developing an energy asset investment and acquisition strategies
Developing energy and water efficiency policy proposals