Which technical consulting companies are popular for wind and solar in the US?

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Ravi Sharma answered 2 years ago

E3: Energy + Environmental Economics
Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3) has operated at the nexus of energy, environment, and economics since its inception in 1989.
https://www.ethree.com/

The Brattle Group: Economic Consulting and Expert Testimony
The Brattle Group provides consulting services and expert testimony in economics, finance, and regulation to corporations, law firms, and governments around the world.
http://www.brattle.com/

Black & Veatch
Black & Veatch provides comprehensive management consulting services across all critical infrastructure sectors ? including electric, oil and gas, and water markets.
http://bv.com/home/capabilities/market/management-consulting

ICF Intl
ICF assesses, supports, and develops public- and private-sector programs and policies for the energy sector from electric power to fuels to renewables.
http://www.icfi.com/markets/energy

Wind Energy Consultants
CECL is a prime Wind Energy consulting organisation in India and has a successful track record of over 25 years. CECL has expertise in Site Identification, Planning/Developing Wind Farms, Training, etc.
http://www.cecl.in/

BMG INDIA
Leading Energy Industry Consultants helping clients related to innovation in alternate sources of energy, strategic shifting to clean energy sources.
http://www.bmgindia.com/industries/energy

DNV GL
Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.
https://www.dnvgl.com/

BRIDGE TO INDIA
BRIDGE TO INDIAis a leading consulting and knowledge services provider in the Indian renewable market. Our Strategy Consulting team has worked on numerous assignments for top-tier clients including GE, Fortum, The World Bank, Siemens, Bosch, REC, Tata Power Solar, The Climate Group, to name a few.
http://www.bridgetoindia.com/

Accenture
Accenture’s energy group has been a part of the industry for many years. Its experience spans the entire value
chain, including upstream, downstream, oil service, and pipeline companies. Accenture collaborates with leading
energy companies to help them meet competitive challenges and shape solutions that advance their journey to
high performance.
http://www.accenture.com/us-en/industry/energy/Pages/energy-index.aspx

Arthur D. Little
Arthur D. Little has worked with all the world’s major oil and gas companies in areas including upstream oil and
gas, downstream refining and distribution, gas and power, and transportation. Among the firm’s clients are the
global energy companies, investors, law firms, and policy makers. ADL employs industry specialists and
professionals with firsthand knowledge and experience in the oil and gas industry.
http://www.adlittle.com/energyutilities.html

A.T. Kearney
A.T. Kearney has 350 consultants specializing in energy and process and utilities industries. A.T. Kearney
formulates innovative strategies to address challenges relating to oil and gas, oil sands electricity, water, multiutilities
and technical service providers in every global segment, as well as in local markets.
http://www.atkearney.com

Bain & Company
Bain’s corporate strategy projects include portfolio optimization—informed by Bain’s proprietary insights on the
breakdown of the energy value chain and classic Bain strategy cases for a deregulating sector. Bain’s utilities
clients include electricity or nuclear power companies, gas companies, large utility conglomerates, water utilities,
gas distribution companies, and e-business exchanges.
http://www.bain.com/bainweb/home.asp

Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
BCG’s energy and environment practice helps companies navigate the increasingly complex business
environment. BCG works with the full range of players in the industry: international energy companies, major
integrated oil and utilities companies, global power developers, and emerging energy traders and merchants.
http://www.bcg.com

Booz and Company
Booz Allen has worked with an array of the world’s leading energy companies in every category of the business—
upstream oil and gas, downstream refining petrochemicals, trading, distribution, and retail, and gas and power,
including electricity and gas distribution. Among the firm’s clients are global oil companies, local and regional
utilities companies in Europe, the United States, and Latin America, petrochemical manufacturers, financial
investors, and policy makers.
http://www.booz.com

Charles River Associates (CRA)
CRA provides expert economic and business consulting services on almost every aspect of the electricity industry
to a wide range of clients, including industry organizations, investor-owned utilities, generators, power pools,
transmission companies, distribution companies, competitive retailers, and companies from other industries,
regulators, and governments.
http://www.crai.com

IHS CERA
Recently merged with CERA (Cambridge Energy Research Associates) is a leading advisor in the energy and
power industry to international energy companies, governments, financial institutions, and technology providers.
CERA delivers critical knowledge and independent analysis on energy markets, geopolitics, industry trends, and
strategy. CERA’s expertise covers all major energy sectors—oil and refined products, natural gas, and electric
power—on a global and regional basis.
http://www.ihs.com

Capgemini
With more than 12,000 consultants dedicated to energy, utility, and chemical projects across Europe, North
America, and Asia Pacific, Capgemini uses industry-specific experience to address business problems.
Capgemini serves the business consulting and information technology needs of 15 of the top 15 worldwide
utilities and all five of the publicly held oil and gas “super majors.”
http://www.capgemini.com

Concentric Energy Advisors (CEA)
CEA offers industry-specific advisory services related to hard assets for clients throughout the energy and water
industries which include corporate and asset divestitures, corporate and asset purchases, M&A opportunity
reviews and transactions, and portfolio optimization reviews and transactions.
http://www.ceadvisors.com

Deloitte
With more than 2,500 oil and gas professionals worldwide, Deloitte’s oil & gas practice is focused on providing
audit and enterprise risk services, tax services, consulting services, and financial advisory services to companies
in all segments of the oil and gas industry.
http://www.deloitte.com

Douglas Westwood
Douglas-Westwood, an independent employee-owned company, has been described as “top energy research
group” by the Financial Times and a leading provider of energy business strategy, research and commercial duediligence
services on the global energy services sectors. It has offices in Canterbury, England; Aberdeen,
Scotland; Singapore; and New York, USA and has completed more than 650 projects and provided products and
services to over 400 clients in 70 countries.
http://www.douglas-westwood.com

London Economics International (LEI)
LEI is a global economic, financial, and strategic advisory professional services firm specializing in energy,
water, and infrastructure. The firm has advised private sector clients, market institutions, and governments on
privatization, asset valuation, deregulation, tariff design, market power, and strategy in virtually all deregulated
markets worldwide.
http://www.londoneconomics.com

McKinsey & Company
McKinsey serves many of the world’s most important oil companies in North America, Europe, Latin America,
the Middle East, and Asia. McKinsey’s electric power & natural gas practice serves incumbents and new entrants
in this rapidly expanding and liberalized sector. McKinsey helps clients deal with issues related to organization,
including restructuring, skill-building, and top team management; operations, including capital investment, cost
reductions, performance improvement, and networks and logistics; and strategy, including mission, sales,
economics, and procurement.
http://www.mckinsey.com

NAVIGANT Consulting
The Navigant team helps clients to deploy and integrate renewable energy, energy storage, and other
emerging technologies; understand the potential of Smart Grid; and to address consumer and regulatory
demands. Its professionals also bring significant technical expertise in Disputes & Investigations, Economics,
Financial Advisory, and Management Consulting.
http://www.navigant.com

PFC Energy
PFC Energy is a global consulting firm specializing in the oil and gas industry. PFC works worldwide to
provide in-depth analysis and forward-looking scenarios which provide the foundation for strategy development,
investment evaluation, and commercial decisions at the global and regional level. Its areas of expertise include
market dynamics, geopolitics, economics & country risk, integrated strategies, upstream oil & gas, mid-anddownstream
gas, downstream oil, services sector strategies, and complex networks.
http://www.pfcenergy.com

PIRA Energy Group
PIRA Energy Group, founded in 1976, is an international energy consulting firm specializing in global energy
market analysis and intelligence. PIRA offers retainer client services, as well as customized consulting, on a broad
range of subjects in the international crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas, electricity, coal, biofuels, and
emissions markets.
http://www.pira.com/default.htm

Poten & Partners
Poten & Partners, a global broker and commercial advisor for the energy and ocean transportation industries,
provides unparalleled access and insight into worldwide commodity and shipping markets.
http://www.poten.com

Rapidan Group
The Rapidan Group, based in the Washington, DC area, is an independent energy market and policy research firm
that advises senior asset managers and executive decision-makers on energy market and policy risks and
opportunities.
http://www.rapidangroup.com

Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
Roland Berger Strategy Consultants is a privately-owned global strategy consulting firm with 49 offices in 35
countries. The consultancy has nearly 1,700 employees and about 200 partners. The company’s industry expertise
includes energy, energy equipment and the oil industry as well as a wide variety of other industries ranging from
aerospace to telecoms.
http://www.rolandberger.com

Synapse Energy Economics
Synapse Energy Economics, specializing in energy, economics, and environment, provides research, testimony,
reports, and regulatory support to consumer advocates, environmental organizations, regulatory commissions, and
state energy offices.
http://www.synapse-energy.com