Examining the strategic and economic implications of technology-based innovations in policy-driven regulated environments

Strategic Policy Economics specializes in framing strategic challenges, facilitating client teams in determining their alternatives, developing business cases and business models, and negotiating multi-stakeholder public/private agreements.

Core Focus Areas

Energy & Climate
  • Economic, market, and stakeholder implications of federal and provincial energy and climate policies and regulatory proposals including carbon pricing, fuel standards, energy procurements, and energy cost options
  • Implications of energy innovation trends such as electric vehicles, distributed energy resources, nuclear, hydrogen and storage technologies
  • International trade implications of policies impacting Canada’s manufacturing and low carbon energy sectors
Science, Technology & Innovation
  • Exploring university/industry collaboration effectiveness and opportunities
  • Development of strategies and partnership models for capturing opportunities
  • Financial assessment and business model development
Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives
  • Facilitating multi-stakeholder discourses on opportunities in energy policy and industry response
  • Consensus development to support memorandums of agreement among industry stakeholders
  • Stakeholder contract structure development and negotiation, both operational and financial