"We help our clients make the right decisions by using analysis to make sense of complicated issues."
William Rickett CB Chairman
We successfully apply our expertise across a wide variety of sectors
Our expertise lies where economics, finance and public policy overlap
To date we have worked on close to 1,000 projects in 50+ countries, with our analysis drawing upon expertise and insight from across CEPA's service lines and sector offerings.
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Wondering what new economists should expect on joining our team?
Join our live presentation via Microsoft Teams or participate in one of our recruitment events to find out.
From Rome to Sydney, a CEPA consultant’s tale of two cities
Tommaso Autorino, a consultant in CEPA's Australia office, is interviewed by Corriere della Sera (one of the main Italian newspapers).
Economist application window opens
We are now accepting applications for entry-level economist positions for our London office, commencing in Autumn 2021.
Ofgem publishes its RIIO-2 Final Determinations
We have been supporting Ofgem with its review of the responses to the Draft Determinations for the electricity and gas transmission and gas distribution sectors, and the electricity system operator.
We are seeking to fill two positions in our growing Sydney office
Applications for an economist or consultant and a managing or principal consultant are currently being invited.
Decarbonisation & sector integration
Consumers, policy makers and private businesses are focusing on decarbonising economic activity to limit the impact of climate change and to secure an environmentally sustainable future.
African Development Bank (AfDB) launches report to support investment into the African energy sector
AfDB and the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa commissioned a consortium led by CEPA, to assess the availability of local currency finance for sustainable energy projects and the obstacles developers face in tapping into local financial and capital markets.
Consortium appointed to advise on the auction of offshore electricity transmission assets
CEPA appointed as part of Smith Square Partners consortium to advise Ofgem on the TR7 auction of offshore electricity transmission assets.
Decisions made on the regulation of fibre service providers in New Zealand
The New Zealand Commerce Commission has published its first set of final decisions on the regulation of fibre service providers.
CEPA director presents his network charging vision to key energy stakeholders
Speaking at DCUSA Ltd’s 2020 Strategy Day, Patrick Taylor set out his views about the future of electricity charging in GB.
The Utility Regulator for Northern Ireland publishes its price control draft determination
We have been involved in the process since 2018 and have produced reports, which have been used by the regulator to set efficient cost allowances for NI Water.
How to incentivise the uptake of electric vehicles
We explore some of the questions on incentivising electric vehicle uptake and how to further consumer interest in zero carbon vehicles – a key question in recent policy discussions in the UK.
Improvements in market operator governance
Calls are made for improvements to the governance framework for the Australian Energy Market Operator to support investment efficiencies, manage growing customer costs and achieve national energy goals.
How best to measure water poverty
Water UK publish the Measuring Water Poverty using a bills to income metric report that we prepared for them.
Advice for GB energy regulator to inform its 2021-2026 price controls
We are pleased to be assisting Ofgem with economic and financial components of its Revenue=Incentives+Innovation+Outputs (RIIO-2) process.
Peer review of study into the ‘hurdle rates’ for different electricity generation technologies
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) asked us to peer review a cost of capital update for electricity generation, storage & demand side response technologies.
Supporting the decarbonisation of Ireland’s electricity system
Reports published as part of the draft determination for Ireland’s 2021-2025 price control.