Not just better numbers. Better understanding.

Partner with people who help you see beyond data. We deliver energy industry research and analysis services in three distinct practice areas, helping you capture crucial information, clarify its meaning and transform it into a strategic road map for the way forward.

 140 years combined energy industry experience
        6 Ph.D.s
    14  Masters Degrees
        3 published works per year, per person, on average, since 2009

POLICY, PLANNING, & EVALUATION

To map your way forward, you need to know where you are.

We’ve integrated our policy, planning, and evaluation services because they’re interconnected in your business-each area, ideally, informing the others.





Because regulations are the water you swim in, we bring our fluency in ever-shifting regional, state, and federal policies to bear on every project, identifying and addressing policy implications along the way. We believe in evaluation as a best practice, offering research to inform future programs. And because better strategy is your ultimate aim, it’s ours too. Working closely with you, we apply a variety of forward-looking techniques and analyses to help optimize your energy efficiency portfolios for the long-term.
Among our services:
                Regulatory support & testimony
Strategic planning
Availability assessment
Evaluation planning
Process evaluation
Impact evaluation
Logic model development
Key performance indicator development and assessment
Process and workflow optimization
Pilot program evaluation
Best practices assessment
Quality assurance and quality control assessments
Program design
Portfolio modeling and financial analysis

PILOT PROGRAM CUSTOMER SATISFACTION


PARTICIPANT ATTRITION THROUGH PROGRAM APPLICATION PROCESS


BARRIERS TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY AS RATED BY PROGRAM TRADE ALLIES.

CUSTOMER & MARKET RESEARCH

Increase customer engagement to drive business outcomes.

  • RESEARCH DESIGN TO EXAMINE CUSTOMER DECISION-MAKING RELATED TO HVAC INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE

 

  • BASIC RESEARCH FRAMEWORK TO ASSESS A PROGRAM MARKETING TOOLKIT




  • FRAMEWORK FOR MARKET RESEARCH FOR A SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PROGRAM

Our market research methodology is rigorous and innovative—and it’s just the beginning of what we can do for you. Our ultimate aim is to capture actionable insights relevant to your most pressing business issues. We maximize your return on research investment by making you a collaborative partner in the process. And we provide strategic insights on how to use increasingly complex data to inform advanced, real-time, customer and market analytics.






We’re passionate about helping energy companies build and deepen customer engagement, bring new products and programs to market, and better understand the variables that drive customer decision-making. Our specialty? Providing guidance to organizations that know changing relationships with customers sometimes means changing the way they do business.

Among our services: 

User research
Website and online tool usability
Decision analysis, choice modeling, conjoint analysis
A/B Testing
Customer journey maps
Social Network Analysis
Market maps
Concept Testing
Competitive analysis
Persona Development
Market characterization
Market assessment
Market baseline studies
Market effects studies
Market segmentation
Strategic marketing plans
Product development
Pricing strategy

ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

Engineers and experts to help you measure, verify, and know.

  • LOAD SHAPES OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS WITH HEAT PUMPS (WEEKEND)

 

  • DISTRIBUTION OF SEATTLE BUILDING ENERGY USE INTENSITY BY BUILDING TYPE




  • COMPARISON OF UNIT SIZE, ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND SALES OF ENERGY STAR AND NON-ENERGY STAR RETAIL PRODUCTS

This practice area complements our program planning, market research and evaluation efforts by providing a source of technical and engineering expertise within KEMA Consulting. Our team also provides passion and expertise around new technologies and programs aimed at accelerating the commercialization of new and emerging technologies.

 






Whether it's managing onsite metering, being buried in a spreadsheet, or tracking new efficient technologies, our resident energy nerds and gear heads love diving deep into the details to bring you insights that inform strong strategy.

Among our services: 

Measurement and verification design and implementation
Development and validation of ex-ante savings
Ex-post savings calculations
Cost-effectiveness analysis
Engineering economics
Modeling of energy systems
Pilot study design for new and emerging technologies
Market studies for new and emerging technologies
Evaluation of technology commercialization programs