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William Rickett CB Chairman
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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.
Latest from CEPA
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.
CEPA provides analysis for the New Appointments & Variations Regime in the water industry
Ofwat, the economic regulator of the water sector in England & Wales, has commissioned CEPA to analyse bulk charges for the New Appointments and Variations (NAVs) Regime.
CEPA supports Australian distributed energy resource (DER) access & pricing conversations
The Australian Energy Market Commission engaged CEPA to identify options that could improve the integration of DER into the electricity system.
CEPA helps to define water poverty, understand future pressures & appraise UK water companies’ efforts
CEPA supports UK Water Industry Research with their work designed to help decision makers and water companies in making water and sewerage bills affordable and their ambition to achieve 'zero customers in water poverty by 2030'.
Ofgem publishes its Decision on UNC678; the modification proposals relating to gas transmission charging
CEPA helps Ofgem, the GB energy regulator, to reach its Decision on the modification proposals relating to the gas transmission charging arrangements.
CEPA fast-track relief service
In these challenging times, we are able to offer a hand of support to those that find themselves facing resource constraints as a result of the global covid-19 crisis.
Covid-19: Statement for CEPA’s clients & other stakeholders
These are difficult and worrying times due to the spread of Covid-19.
Water poverty drivers & metrics in the UK
UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR) will host the launch of a new report, which is designed to support decision makers and water companies in the UK.
Ofgem consults on amendments to Gas Transmission Charging regime
Ofgem, Great Britain's independent energy regulator, is seeking views on its 'minded to’ decision on the proposals for modification to the gas transmission charging arrangements.