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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
Getting to net zero requires more policy experiments
A short note that proposes a greater role for deliberate policy experiments to help policy-makers and regulators identify the solutions that will best support decarbonisation at the lowest cost.
Final report on New Zealand’s 2020/21 base milk price calculation published
The Commerce Commission in New Zealand has published its final report following the review of Fonterra’s 2020/21 base milk price calculation.
Locational energy pricing in the GB power market
Working with energy networks specialists TNEI, we have produced new research for Energy Systems Catapult on the role of locational energy prices in facilitating the decarbonisation of Britain’s energy system.
Opportunities to join the CEPA team in Australia
CEPA Australia, which advises clients throughout the Asia Pacific region, is expanding and is now looking to fill two new vacancies.
Final evaluation of New Reg trial in Australia released
The Australian Energy Regulator has published our independent evaluation of a trial, to deliver better outcomes for consumers through network consumer engagement and regulatory innovation.
Quantitative energy data scientist
We are looking for a bright and motivated analyst to join our growing CEPA Energy Modelling team to help develop and expand our energy modelling capabilities.
Ofgem’s interconnector policy review
We set out some important considerations to support Ofgem’s Interconnector Policy Review.
CEPA evaluates Unitaid’s investments in Hepatitis C
Unitaid has invested more than US$45 million since 2015 in support of improving access to care for hepatitis C. We are pleased to have provided them with a portfolio evaluation and end of grant evaluations.
CEPA Australia advise on asset beta and specific risk premium
We have supported the Commerce Commission, New Zealand with their regular review of the base milk price calculation.
Ofwat’s vision for the 2024 price review (PR24)
We take a look at: What have we learned about Ofwat’s thinking? What changes are proposed? Where do we expect engagement? And what will water companies need to do?
Australian Energy Regulator considers the links between the risk-free rate & market risk premium
The AER asked us to advise on the approach to estimating the Market Risk Premium (MRP) for the 2022 review of the Rate of Return Instrument. Specifically, we were asked whether there is a relationship between the risk-free rate (RfR) and MRP.
Senior consultant - cost assessment
We are looking for an outstanding individual who can play a senior role in our cost assessment and efficiency benchmarking practice.
Views invited on barriers to demand-side flexibility in the GB energy sector
CEPA and the Energy Systems Catapult have been appointed by BEIS to carry out a study on energy price signals, as part of BEIS’s Alternative Energy Markets programme.
Appraising options for mitigating aviation noise
EU Regulation 598/2014 (“EU598”), requires that a “Balanced Approach” be taken to managing aviation noise, with operating restrictions only being introduced once other measures have been fully considered.
Consultation on Minded to Positions for ‘fast-tracked’ charging options published by Ofgem
Ofgem publishes consultation under the Access and Forward-looking Charges Significant Code Review with our Quantitative Analysis and Methodology reports alongside.
The new Build Back Better (B3W) initiative
In light of the recent announcements from the G7 regarding the B3W initiative, we have prepared a briefing note that focuses on how G7 countries can mobilise private finance for infrastructure in lower and middle income countries.
Ofwat publishes further CEPA report on allocation of risk
Our latest report for Ofwat supports its early thinking on the design of the next water sector price review, PR24.
Ofwat outlines its initial views about the Price Review frameworks for 2024 (PR24) and beyond
The regulator of the water sector in England & Wales has published a consultation response, which discusses its high-level ideas for maximising the potential of price reviews to help the sector create value for customers, communities, and the environment.