Emerging Energy Technologies
Analyzing and optimizing research investments
Organizations responsible for the next generation of energy technologies to support core strategic positioning face huge opportunities and daunting challenges. These organizations must identify key technologies for success, manage technology deployment and evaluate the underlying economics, the potential effect of pending policy and regulation and expected returns.
Navigant’s Emerging Energy Technology team help clients evaluate technology investments, including costs, risks and benefits, while also taking into account the strategic context of long-term goals. Our seasoned experts and industry specialists work with specialized R&D management tools to help clients make the most informed decisions.
Commercializing and exploiting emerging technologies
Energy companies are seeking technologies that extend the life of assets, improve reliability and availability of equipment, improve operations, provide efficiency gains and decrease losses, and reduce manpower requirements. Emerging technologies can yield new value propositions, services, markets, and business models, but they can also catch an organization off guard and represent a significant competitive threat.
Navigant’s Emerging Energy Technology experts:
- Develop and improve business plans, market intelligence, and new business models
- Make strategic investment decisions
- Build a better understanding of the key issues surrounding commercialization and market adoption of specific technologies
Strategic technology advisory
Navigant leverages its experience and knowledge of technology, research and development (R&D) and commercialization processes to answer clients’ broad-based management and investment questions more concisely. We help manage processes more effectively, improve hit rates, understand the risks associated with technology investments, determine outsourcing needs and improve competitive advantages.
Although our core expertise focuses on energy, we also offer specialized expertise in the defense sector, natural gas, transportation, medical device manufacturing and other selected industries.