ECONOMIC CONSULTING ASSOCIATES

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Energy efficiency policy analysis for Ireland

Jul, 2019 – Ireland is in the process of transposing EU Directive 2018/2002, the revised “Energy Efficiency Directive” which…
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table diagram showing 'the nine' topics for ECA's review of regulatory approaches to setting revenues for electricity transmission and distribution

ECA to review regulatory approaches to setting revenues for electricity transmission and distribution

Jul, 2019 – We have been appointed by the Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA) to assist…
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ECA Viewpoint – Corporate PPAs aren’t just to make your green credentials shine

July, 2019 – Corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) have mainly been used for renewables in competitive markets in the EU and…
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We like to play hard too…

July, 2019 – As part of what now has become an annual tradition, ECA staff hosted an ‘events’ week to bring staff together for…
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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…