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Energy analytics

Transaction
support and generation asset valuations

Decarbonisation, affordability and security of supply challenges have led governments around Europe to introduce energy subsidies and capacity auctions to stimulate investment.

This has fundamentally transformed the investment dynamics, the way energy market participants are remunerated and the value of energy assets. In particular, there is a growing need to understand the revenues and costs associated with ancillary services such as balancing costs that are set to become material for investment decisions.

How we can help

Understanding the future of generation assets has become increasingly complex: valuing multiple revenue opportunities, how they will change in future and how they interact. We combine bottom-up unit-level modelling with market and policy insights to quantify the value and understand the risk associated with any generation asset. 

We support acquisition, new build or internal valuations across the full range of technologies in GB and Ireland: from CCGT through to small scale renewables.

Our in-depth modelling assesses the stack of revenues available to all technology classes:

  • Wholesale
  • Balancing
  • Ancillary services
  • Capacity market
  • Renewable support
  • Embedded benefits

We can assess projects under different market scenarios, including key uncertainties such as decarbonisation and decentralisation of the generation mix, policy changes, commodity prices, and increased market penetration leading to the cannibalisation of revenues. 

How we have helped our clients

Generation assets valuation

Generation assets valuation

How LCP specialists delivered bottom-up modelling of the electricity market to assess investment dynamics in a reformed energy market.

Irish generation asset evaluation

Irish generation asset evaluation

LCP have provided modelling and analysis to support clients in evaluating a range of generation assets in Ireland under the new I-SEM market arrangements.

Wind asset modelling

Wind asset modelling

LCP has worked with a number of investors and generation owners in GB and Ireland to evaluate specific wind assets.

Our Transaction support and generation asset valuations experts

Explore our solutions

Bespoke modelling solutions

We can help our clients with a wide range of issues from whole system modelling to individual power plant and policy impact analysis.

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Capacity Market and CfD advice

Strategic advice aimed at maximising the benefits and minimising the risks associated with the Capacity Market and Contracts for Difference.

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Commercial and operational optimisation

We advise on the optimal dispatch of assets within the wholesale market, forward planning of maintenance activities and valuation of commercial upgrades to plant.

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Energy market forecasting and scenarios

We provide detailed forecasts of the GB and Irish power markets, using our EnVision modelling framework. This can provide both short-term and long-term forecasts of all key system metrics, from system wide to individual assets.

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Irish market support

We work extensively in the Irish market, providing market modelling and analysis to investors, generation owners and governments.

Irish market support
Policy impact studies

Our understanding of market dynamics and modelling experience allow us to offer evidence-based recommendations on complex policy and regulatory issues that allow fully informed decision-making.

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