'New Energy' Business Model Service

Identifying and understanding alternative business models in the energy sector

What does the service provide?

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Download the service brochure to find out more about the deliverables in more detail.


Grouped into 3 main areas, our research starts with grassroots primary research from our Business Model Database and case study analysis, profiling and getting under the skin of how emerging innovations are evolving. Synthesising into a framework to help understand all innovations in the market, this allows a deep dive into strategic reports, taking our foundational analysis and translating this into insight that supports and informs strategy.

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How does this research help you?

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Keep a finger on the pulse as the market transforms
Understand who's doing what with whom, and why - and so you can benchmark your own approach
Have a clear framework to assess, develop and evolve alternative business models
Identify the alternative business models that gain traction
Pivot your approach
Decide what to do next and translate your corporate vision into action

Who does this research help?

This research can help a wide range of industry stakeholders, including but not limited to:

bm product manufacturers

bm energy suppliers

bm technology companies

Product Manufacturers
Energy Suppliers
Technology Companies

bm new entrants

bm policy makers

bm investors

New entrants e.g. telcos, EVs
Policy Makers
Innovation and R&D
Proposition & Product Management
Sales & Business Development
Senior Management

Find out more

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If you'd like to know more about Delta-ee's 'New Energy' Business Model Service, contact the team:
Jenny Carson

Jenny Carson

Service Manager

Jenny leads Delta-ee’s work on ‘new energy’ business models & customer propositions – helping clients navigate the sea of seemingly endless innovations and understanding what works & what doesn’t; what customers are engaging with & why. Previously she was an analyst on Delta-ee’s Roadmap Research Service and Pathways Tool – understanding and forecasting the future of residential heating markets across Europe.

Prior to joining Delta-ee, she worked for Ian Marchant (ex-CEO of SSE) and before that as a researcher and business improvement associate in the recycling and waste management sector.

Jenny holds an MSc (Distinction) in Carbon Management and a BSc (Hons) in Geography, both from the University of Edinburgh.

+44 (0)131 625 3336

Jenny Carson
Charmaine Coutinho

Charmaine Coutinho

Principal Analyst

Charmaine is the Principal Lead for Delta-ee’s New Energy Business Model Service. With over 15 years’ experience in consultancy and energy companies, she has particular experience with product and service innovation in the renewable energy sector.  Prior to joining Delta in July 2017, she spent 5 years at a small UK supplier, growing product lines and sales channels.

Charmaine holds an Honours degree in Geography from the University of Cambridge.

+44 (0)7812 048 658

Charmaine Coutinho
Neil Atterbury

Neil Atterbury


Neil focuses primarily on Delta’s New Energy Business Model and Connected Home Services. He joined Delta-ee having spent two years on npower’s graduate scheme where he undertook a range of roles across the business. These included supporting the delivery of energy solutions to npower’s I&C customers, working as a strategy analyst at innogy SE’s headquarters in Germany and assisting with the commercial development of npower’s Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions team.

Neil holds an MSc (distinction) in International Development from the University of Edinburgh and an MA (first class honours) in Sustainable Development from the University of St Andrews.

+44 (0)131 625 1009

Neil Atterbury

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