Strategic planning empowers an organization’s leadership by revealing essential truths and establishing a foundation for prudent action. Our role may be to improve your market position, detect competitive threats, evaluate opportunities, isolate internal performance gaps or better serve your customers. We can help you revisit your vision and mission, and then guide you through a strategic process to steer your organization into the future. We may alternatively become involved in a later stage in which we help you develop a creative response to a specific threat or opportunity.
Reading Municipal Light Department. Participated under MGALLC in the development of a strategic plan to construct a framework to guide RMLD during a time of regulatory change and market upheaval. We assisted in crafting a new vision, mission statement and strategies to direct RMLD activities.
Solar Turbines. Contributed to development of a framework to introduce a distributed generation product, including identification of market segments, opportunities and potential technology applications.
Northeast Utilities. Participated in a strategic plan to assess options for bidding demand-side resources into ISO New England’s forward capacity market. Contributed to a baseline analysis and development of executable strategies based on analysis of internal and external drivers and a SWOT analysis.
Southern California Edison. Helped Southern California Edison develop strategies for developing demand response resources and participating in California ISO markets.
Engineers Week. Participated in a strategic plan to position the organization to address new opportunities as the profession has changed. We helped the organization take stock of its purpose, review its strengths and limitations and redefine its mission.
Nuvera Fuel Cells. Helped Nuvera Fuel Cell, under subcontract to Arthur D. Little, find strategic partners for commercializing a stationary power product, which led to subsequent agreements in anticipation of an independent public offering.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers. We provided an analysis for a strategic planning meeting with the Board of Governors in which ASME’s vision and mission were updated.
Northeast Utilities. We participated as a subcontractor in a strategic plan to develop a foundation for the client’s competitive businesses.
Smart Grid Technology Options. Co-authored a strategic study that included developing a basis for selecting among numerous smart grid technology options.
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance. Assessed the extent to which goals of the organization overlap and options for a common agenda.
Sustainable Energy Analytics. Participated in developing a strategic plan, under subcontract, to obtain 50 MW of demand response in five years at a cost less than an equivalent peaking power plant.
North American Electric Reliability Corporation. Analyzed implications for a client of possible inclusion of a demand response function within the NERC reliability model.
Alstrom Power. Contributed to an analysis of the feasibility of Alstrom entering the stationary power market.