New policy developments and technological advances, accompanied by industry restructuring, are driving significant changes in the electricity, natural gas, and transportation fuel markets
Lawrence R. Alexander, Vice President
New policy developments and technological
advances, accompanied by industry restructuring, are driving significant
changes in the electricity, natural gas, and transportation fuel markets.
EFI's Energy Division provides clients with
specialized management, research and marketing consulting services. We
offer a unique combination of extensive energy expertise along with
strategic marketing, communications, and outreach skills. We help private
industries, government agencies, and non-profits reach their goals.
- Strategic Planning and Project
Management --- EFI partners with clients in planning, designing,
implementing, and evaluating initiatives that create and leverage
opportunities in the evolving energy market.
- Market Research and Analysis ---
Successful decision-making requires in-depth market research and
analysis. Using a broad range of research tools, including survey and
focus group research, we identify market trends and opportunities.
- Policy Research and Development --- EFI
provides clients with in-depth, multi-level policy tracking and
analysis. We help our clients design or respond to policies and
programs to achieve their goals.
- Marketing, Consumer Education and
Stakeholder Outreach --- EFI uses proven strategies to create and
implement high-impact initiatives to market customers or educate
consumers. We also help our clients reach out to key stakeholder
groups. We develop strong collateral materials that effectively
communicate key messages.
Areas of Expertise
- Electric Industry Restructuring --- EFI
provided extensive management, customer education, and evaluation
services to Allegheny Power and Massachusetts Electric in their
customer choice programs.
- Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
--- EFI has performed numerous workshops and written a benchmark study
on green power. We drafted a guidebook on renewable energy and
distributed generation for Massachusetts' energy office.
- End-User Load Aggregation --- EFI has
worked with a number of aggregation entities, including National
Energy Choice and the Cumberland and York County Aggregation Coalition
in Maine, to determine the feasibility of aggregating end-users.
- Technology Applications --- EFI
identifies market opportunities in the energy sector for technology
companies developing software and hardware products.
- Alternative Transportation Fuels --- EFI
helps companies maximize opportunities for the use of renewable fuels
and alternative technology vehicles.
EFI, Inc. (Environmental Futures, Inc.), 530 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02210. Tel: 617-443-1300; Fax: 617-443-1301.