Gurpal Singh Ruprai
I am a consultant in the Energy Analytics team at LCP, with 10 years’ experience within the energy industry. My prior experience includes demand forecasting, hedging and thermal asset optimisation roles in the optimisation departments for both Centrica and EDF Energy.
I specialise in the modelling and commercial optimisation of generation assets, having worked particularly closely with coal and gas fired plants. I have worked with site operations and maintenance teams to explain how macro changes to the market will impact day to day operations, plan large-scale maintenance activities, value potential commercial upgrades, value business interruption insurance claims and to renegotiate their long term maintenance contract. The knowledge and experience gained onsite was then applied to the short and long term dispatch of the assets, informing decisions made by shift trading, finance and hedging teams.
My role is to bring experienced insight into the modelling and operations of individual generation assets . This ensures our advice across areas such as commercial optimisation, upgrades and revenue stacking is rooted in feasible and pragmatic solutions. I also aid our clients in understanding the impacts of policy change on their plant, competitor behaviour, investor outlook and the overall system.
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Enabling clients, from BEIS, to investors and developers through to battery optimisers and traders to understand the potential of battery storage in GB and Ireland.
We can help our clients with a wide range of issues from whole system modelling to individual power plant and policy impact analysis.
Strategic advice aimed at maximising the benefits and minimising the risks associated with the Capacity Market and Contracts for Difference.
We advise on the optimal dispatch of assets within the wholesale market, forward planning of maintenance activities and valuation of commercial upgrades to plant.
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.
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.
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 help our clients identify technological and data led solutions to solve the issues they face. From risk modelling for pension clients to providing insight to the energy market, we use the latest cutting-edge technology to help clients make better and more informed business decisions.
Enabling wind asset owners and investors navigate the multitude of factors impacting when, where and how to develop their wind farm.