Charles River Associates EV charging vehicles


CRA combines deep sector expertise in energy and mobility to support clients navigate a rapidly evolving landscape.

The mobility sector is undergoing a far-reaching transformation driven by decarbonization, shifting consumer preferences, changing economics, and advancing technology – electrification is leading to a power, digital, and mobility sector convergence, impacting how we live and move both ourselves and goods across the world. This convergence is changing how we plan systems, innovate businesses, and compete across value chains – challenging stakeholders to navigate an increasingly complex ecosystem.

CRA’s holistic sector expertise supports clients building a more convenient, safer, cheaper, and greener transport sector through a broad range of services to investors, utilities, and mobility players develop strategies, deploy infrastructure, evaluate opportunities, decarbonize fleets, and adapt power grids.

Our focus areas

  • Growth and market entry strategies for EV and fleet charging infrastructure
  • Strategy development for EV smart charging, V2G, and grid services
  • M&A transaction support including technical, financial, and commercial due diligence
  • Assessment of supply chain risks and implications for ecosystem participants
  • Evaluation and optimization of commercial vehicle and bus fleet electrification programs
  • Business planning, operational excellence, regulatory support, and stakeholder management


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    European Commission unconditionally cleared EV charging station joint venture between Iberdrola and BP
    On October 26, 2023, the European Commission unconditionally cleared the – first of its kind – joint venture between gasoline and service station provider, bp,...
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