Cypress, Ltd.Research Examples - Cypress, Ltd.
Cypress, Ltd.

Research Examples - Cypress, Ltd.

  • Created and delivered North American research, analysis and decision support for a Fortune 50 corporation regarding the  utilities services and efficiency markets.
  • Created 2011 report on the energy efficiency market outlook for North American utilities.
  • Researched and published 2012 article for Electric T&D magazine, “Energy Storage: A Work in Progress.”
  • Researched and presented environmental, energy saving and financial dimensions of gas cooling for SDGE seminars.
  • Created and delivered Emerging Technology research studies for SCE on industrial and commercial applications for industrial and commercial markets.
  • Providing multi-year M&V reporting for State of Nevada comprehensive efficiency projects.
  • Developed and conducted market research for the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada to determine customer acceptance of a Time-of-Use Rate program. Cypress then implemented the Nevada TOU Rate program its 600,000 eligible customers.
  • Conducted customer recruiting and surveys for the SDG&E, SCE, PG&E Advanced Demand Response program.
  • Led a consulting team in the creation of strategic technology resource plans (AMR related) for three Northwest public utilities and assessed both internal and external technology trends and customer service uses.
  • Performed detailed assessment of automatic meter reading applications, operational suitability and technical and economic implementation feasibility for a municipal utility.
  • Provided program regulatory PUC filing assistance for the Nevada Power / Sierra Pacific programs focusing on High Efficiency AC units, Load Management switches, Smart Stats and Total Home offerings (duct testing, tune ups, lighting).
  • Provided technical market assessments on an annual basis for ESCOs in Chicago, Minneapolis and Denver.
  • Designed and executed the business planning, market assessments and operational plans for Energy Service Company (ESCO) new business launches for Energetix-NY, Energy Australia, e-three-NV, Conservation and Renewable Energy Systems-WA, and the former Northern States Power Co. ESCO Cenergy-MN.
  • Conducted market/technology analysis on efficiency and demand technologies including Ice Energy, Freus, Dencor, Smart Systems, Cannon Technologies and Comverge.
  • Wrote and helped execute multiple investment-grade business plans completed by the principals in relation to the creation of non-regulated utility businesses focused on comprehensive utility (water, gas, electric, waste) efficiency services.
Cypress works for a variety of different Utility companies