Ryn Hamilton Consulting provides clients with the market intelligence they need to make informed decisions. This can mean evaluating the advisability of entering a particular market or understanding of the forces shaping a client’s industry. Results are used in ways as diverse as the studies themselves. They may serve as inputs to a business plan, as a basis for investment in a particular technology, evidence in litigation or a context for reexamining the elements of a resource portfolio.
Cabot Corporation. Identified market opportunities and risks associated with developing cogeneration at 12 of the company’s global manufacturing plants, with a goal of selling surplus electricity to the regional power grid.
Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium. Conducted a market characterization study of the geothermal heat pump industry to quantify the monetary value of the installed technology base throughout the industry-to-customer value chain.
Southern California Edison. Analyzed integrated demand-side management activities in other states to identify early lessons and possible best practices.
Provided litigation support for a client involving a cogeneration plant that had been cancelled. Established the value of this project based on a cost analysis of similar projects and interviews with independent power producers and financial institutions.
Southern California Edison. Analyzed regulations pertaining to demand response in East Coast states and developed implications for California, 2010.
TXU. Performed a market analysis, under subcontract, of the utility’s generating resources, analyzing the market, technical and environmental status of its portfolio.
Hydro Quebec. Participating under subcontract to Jacques Harvey Consultant and Associes on a demand response market potential study.
Southern Company. Analyzed the Georgia market for natural gas, including the major players, their marketing strategies, organizational constructs and penetration of specific markets.
Connecticut Municipal Utilities. Contributed to a technology study to support a smart grid infrastructure project.
Gas Trends. Investigated the market for natural gas and implications of price uncertainty, competition from other resources, anticipated legislation, infrastructure issues and risk management.
Southern California Edison. Conducted interviews with grid operators that have forward capacity markets that permit bids from demand response resources in order to gain insights on future programs and M&V rules.