ECONOMIC CONSULTING ASSOCIATES

LATEST NEWS >

LATEST NEWS >

ECA Viewpoint – Can self-sufficiency contribute to regional power trade?

The question posed in the title is deliberately paradoxical – self-sufficiency must surely always be the enemy of expanding trade in electricity. Apparently not…
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‘Time to Talk’ day – food for thought

We welcomed in February by holding a ‘Time to Talk’ lunch to help raise awareness around mental health. Our staff enjoyed a variety of…
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Lebanon energy policy

ECA is continuing its engagement in Lebanon by supporting the Government in drafting an Energy Policy White Paper…
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Sierra Leone grid-connected solar power through Private Sector Investment

ECA has been contracted by the World Bank to support the Government of Sierra Leone…
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CORE SECTORS >

CORE SECTORS >

REGULATORY ECONOMICS

ECA has extensive regulatory experience in the utility and infrastructure sectors. We develop revenue setting methodologies for regulated monopoly businesses and associated regulatory procedures based on best…

INFRASTRUCTURE POLICY

ECA has extensive experience in assisting the public sector to formulate energy and water sector polices, based on sound economic principles. We also provide readily implementable sectoral strategies to give effect to the…

TARIFFS

We advise both regulators and utilities in developing wholesale and retail tariff frameworks that balance social and economic requirements. Besides tariff design, we are also experienced in providing training in tariff principles…

INVESTMENT PLANNING

We provide advice for investments in gas infrastructure, electricity generation, transmission and distribution and water and sanitation service delivery. As part of our investment appraisals, we analyse market conditions, assess major…