ECONOMIC CONSULTING ASSOCIATES

ECA SERVICES

Our experience covers the full range of issues in regulatory economics, market design and policy planning. Our experts are specialised in the sectors of electricity, renewable energies, natural gas, water and wastewater.

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 regulatory practice and relevant regulatory…

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 and building capacity with regulatory…

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 policies. ECA works with key stakeholders…

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 commercial and regulatory risks…

MARKET DESIGN

ECA covers a range of expertise in the renewable energy (RE) sector including the design of suitable support mechanisms. We develop feed in tariff systems, advise on suitable regulatory frameworks for renewable energy integration…

PPP’s & Contracting

Our range of services covers all aspects of introducing private sector participation and competition into infrastructure, from the development of supporting institutional and regulatory frameworks through to the design of contractual…

ENERGY & WATER ACCESS

ECA assists both public and private sector clients in developing regulatory frameworks and analysing business models which target the provision of infrastructure to rural areas. We adopt approaches which are economically sustainable…

EXPERT WITNESS

Our senior staff members assist legal teams in providing expert witness services across our core areas of expertise. This has included disputes on gas and electricity pricing, economic valuations of damages, energy market assessments…