Energy Market Analysis & Modeling

Expert analysis to inform your choices across the energy value chain.

Market analysis and modeling is core to the work of CRA’s energy professionals. Leveraging deep market modeling capabilities and decades of practical experience, our experts deploy proprietary and licensed tools to produce market forecasts, evaluate uncertainty, and enable our clients to make high impact decisions as they navigate the energy transition.

Our market analysis and modeling capabilities span the entire energy value chain and include:

  • Fundamental commodity price forecasting
  • Storage value stacking
  • Wholesale energy and ancillary service market analysis
  • Resource adequacy and flexibility modeling
  • Hedging and risk management
  • Revenue requirement and retail rate analysis
  • Environmental policy assessments
  • Stochastic risk analysis
  • Power market dispatch and utility portfolio accounting

Our focus areas


  • 01
    Carbon intensity of green hydrogen production
    CRA consultants conducted a study for Plug Power on the carbon intensity of hydrogen produced through electrolysis at various locations in North America. CRA...
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  • 02
    Client study on net benefits to electricity consumers of proposed solar legislation
    Experts in CRA’s Energy Practice recently completed a study for Cypress Creek Renewables on the net benefits to electricity consumers of proposed solar...
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  • 03
    Support on capacity market reform issues on behalf of JCP&L
    CRA supported Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) in reviewing responsive options to reforms in the PJM capacity market, which threaten to lead to...
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