ECONOMIC CONSULTING ASSOCIATES

ECA REGIONS

We work across a wide range of regions and markets in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Our international experience of utility sectors at varying stages of development enables us to make recommendations based on best international practice.

Europe

ECA has conducted a large number of energy and water projects for public and private clients in Europe, covering the economics, financing and regulatory frameworks for investments and sector development. We have also provided advisory services to Regulators in 8 countries. Recent assignments have included energy market due diligences, gas infrastructure assessments…

africa

ECA has carried out energy and water studies for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as a whole (upstream and downstream aspects of gas-to-power opportunities for the region), for sub-regions (such as the SADC Regional Energy Access study) and for around 25 individual SSA countries, such as water tariff studies in Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Our SSA work is a combination of policy and…

SOUTH EAST ASIA

ECA has been working in the South and South-East Asian region on a continuous basis from our establishment through to the present. We were engaged in many of the policy debates around the liberalisation of energy sectors in the region during the late-1990s and early-2000s and have continued to work in those countries and others on infrastructure industry reform, regulation…

middle east

ECA’s experience in North Africa and the Middle East is focused on the electricity, natural gas and renewable energy sectors and in water and sanitation. We have conducted gas and electricity pricing studies, long term energy policy planning studies, regulatory reviews and sustainable energy market assessments. In gas, we have advised on establishing new gas markets, gas-to-power…

cis & central asia

ECA has carried out a variety of projects in this region covering natural gas network development, gas-to-power, electricity and gas market analysis, market designs and energy sector/company restructuring. Our experience also has included regional energy studies and, more recently, a focus on renewable energy projects covering, economics, financing and regulatory frameworks…

PACIFIC

ECA has a recent focus on providing advice on energy issues in the Pacific. ECA’s team includes staff originating from or currently based in Australia and New Zealand, so between us we have many years of experience dealing with the unique challenges faced by island nations in the Pacific. Recent work includes projects in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji…