Navigant's renewable energy consultants are global leaders in solar energy consulting, including photovoltaics (PV), concentrating solar power and solar thermal technologies. Our clients include financial investors, utilities, private corporations, developers and governments who turn to us for support for critical business and programmatic decisions. Our experts work with clients though the lifecycle of their business and program needs.


Market Entry
Navigant provides strategy support to solar energy product manufacturers and service providers. We also help clients to create market entry plans and to provide insight regarding geographic markets, market segments opportunities, product modifications and competitiveness, partnerships and acquisitions.

Business Model Development
Navigant's solar team works with investor-owned and publicly owned utilities to evaluate and develop approaches for incorporating solar into customer offerings, the power mix, and the asset base. We help clients to identify solar business model options, analyze which option best serves the client’s goals, and develop detailed action plans.

Program Planning
Navigant works with leading federal and state government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Energy to support research and development roadmaps and program development. We also help federal, state and local agencies assess how limited program dollars can best serve agency goals and industry needs.


Technology and Market Investment Analysis
Navigant provides in-depth analysis to individuals and organizations including the U.S. Department of Energy that are considering investing in solar technology, manufacturing and downstream sales and services companies. These analyses help Navigant team to identify investment risks and develop risk mitigation strategies. Our team maintains world-class manufacturing and installation cost models designed specifically to assist clients with their technology and market investment analysis needs.

Project Development Assistance
Navigant provides solar project developers with a broad range of services, including pre-feasibility studies, technology screening analysis, site assessments, financial reviews, transmission studies, employment impact assessments, and independent project reviews.

Procurement Support
Navigant provides end-to-end support for corporate entities, utilities, and government agencies procuring solar systems and solar power. Our experience includes site identification, financial structure analyses, RFP and contract development for design-build and power purchase agreement procurements, bid evaluation, contract negotiation, and stakeholder management.

Navigant Research

Navigant Research is the firm's market research arm dedicated to helping clients make informed business decisions about the challenges and opportunities they face both today and in the future.

Visit the Navigant Research website to view complete list of solar reports.

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