According to Navigant Consulting, the combination further enhances its energy practice and position as clean energy advisors.

William Dickenson, executive managing director and head of Navigant Consulting, said: ”The technological and regulatory changes impacting the energy industry require companies to rely increasingly on clean energy options. Summit Blue’s expertise in energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainability, smart grid and sustainable resource planning complements our current strategy in this space and adds further breadth and depth to our service offerings. ”

Summit Blue is an energy consulting firm headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. The firm supports the energy industry by working with clients to understand the technology, market and regulatory risks associated with resource investment decisions, and developing strategies to quantify and mitigate those risks.

Summit Blue’s consulting team focuses on demand-side management program design and evaluation; assessment of clean energy resource potential; Smart Grid planning, demand response and renewable energy investment analysis; electricity pricing; and strategic resource planning.

Kevin Cooney, CEO of Summit Blue Consulting, said: ”Summit Blue’s focus is on assisting organizations in making informed decisions about energy investments and operations through data-driven analyses of available options. This approach aims to position utilities and energy companies for a profitable, sustainable future.”