Good governance and efficient operation are the key to success in energy wholesale markets. ESP Consulting supports vertically integrated utilities, merchant generators, suppliers, aggregators, and asset-light traders to achieve best practice in their energy trading and risk management activities. We have particular expertise in managing and optimising volume uncertainty and flexibility. Our experience covers trading of all energy commodities (including certificates and emissions), power generation (thermal, CHP, hydro, nuclear, and renewable), upstream and midstream gas, and customer supply of electricity and gas.
Our key services include:
We design appropriate risk governance structures that facilitate commercial decision-making combined with operational control by management and shareholders. This includes:
We develop, calibrate, or validate models to measure and report market and credit risks, as well as cashflow uncertainty stemming from cash margining, including:
We support investments, acquisitions, and divestments by reviewing valuations, contractual terms, and associated transaction risks. Our services include: