ECONOMIC CONSULTING ASSOCIATES

UK water company cost of capital analysis

ECA was contracted to advise the Consumer Council for Water on the appropriate cost of capital for the water companies in the 5-year regulatory period of Ofwat’s PR14 price review. ECA’s analysis focused on the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) and the recent...

Gas distribution cost assessment for Ofgem

Ofgem required support to develop cost assessment methodologies for energy network price controls to come into effect from April 2021.  In particular Ofgem sought advice on the approach to econometric modelling, real price effects, regional factor and business support...