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Energy Advisory & Strategy

Decoding macro trends to help meet your growth objectives.

CRA serves as a strategic partner to clients operating at every link of the energy value chain. We help build tailored business and regulatory strategies, lead resource planning engagements, evaluate and manage risk, and provide the critical support that our clients require to make strong commercial decisions — especially concerning high-stakes, capital-intensive matters. Our team has extensive experience performing electric and gas market analysis and asset valuation. Our work ranges from strategic investment and portfolio optimization analysis to market due diligence to support capital financing.

We have worked closely with project sponsors, their advisors, rating agencies, and policymakers to evaluate and support deal closing. CRA also works frequently with and advising senior management teams of electric and gas holding companies on investment strategy and capital allocation.

Our clients operate across the industry and include:

  • Commercial clients
  • Lenders
  • Utilities
  • Rating agencies
  • Municipalities
  • Power plants
  • State regulators
  • Electric and gas utilities


  • 01
    Developing an ESG framework to create stakeholder value for an infrastructure fund
    CRA worked with a major North American infrastructure fund to conduct a baseline diagnostic and peer benchmark of their ESG strategy, processes, and asset...
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  • 02
    Study of Benefits for New Energy Trading Market in U.S. Southeast
    CRA conducted an industry leading study (July 2020) for a coalition of investor owned utilities and electric cooperatives to evaluate the costs and benefits of...
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  • 03
    Cleaner energy portfolio support for oil and gas company
    CRA worked with a major oil and gas company to develop its future view on energy service demands and the technologies that will be required to meet those...
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