Practice Areas

Cadency Consulting has extensive experience and a keen business focus on the following practice areas
Utility Regulation

 

Regulation of natural monopoly industries and the interaction with good engineering practice  Asset management planning review  Asset valuation and methodologies  Cost allocation policies and reviews including customer class, corporate and direct, rural and urban, etc  Excluded and prescribed cost reviews including metering, streetlighting and contracting businesses  Detailed practical understanding of electricity, water and businesses, regulation, expenditure planning and service standards  Gas, water and electricity distribution pricing and reliability  Planning/forecasting studies and regulatory tests

 

 

Business Performance and Benchmarking

 

Design and operation of benchmarking programs  Trend analysis  Forecasting and indexation  Regulatory applications  exogenous factors  international approaches and applications

 

Utility Management and Processes

 

Development of Asset Management Plans  Capital governance and management processes  Operations efficiency analysis  Reliability assessments and trade-offs.  Development and review of network business cases  Asset and condition assessments  Capital and operating forecasts

 

 

Project and Business Governance

Management of critical timelines and complex environments  Leadership and integration of diverse teams  Co-ordination of complex projects with multiple stakeholders and objectives  Process reviews and operational audits of water, gas and electric utilities