'New Energy' Business Model Service

Evidence from the market to turn corporate vision into business action
Identifying and understanding alternative business models in the energy sector

Most players have strategies to transform their business in response to the transition towards a more customer centric, distributed and service-orientated energy market. But translating these strategies into action is not easy. The 'New Energy' Business Model Service provides three levels of support: strategy insight, business model assessments and a case study library,


The benefits

It will give you the evidence and insight to: 

  • Keep a finger on the pulse as the market transformation picks up pace
  • 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

This research will help you decide what to do next, and to translate your corporate vision into action.

Watch the below video to learn more about what the service has to offer:


Strategic Insight

Key findings from our research for the senior management team

Regular concise slide decks
that translate and synthesise the detail into strategic language.

What are they key strategic insights from how new business models are emerging and what does this mean?

Energy is becoming a software business, not a hardware business. The energy company of the future is a software company as much as it is anything else.


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Business Model Assessments

Understand how the new business models landscape is emerging

Focused reports analysing evidence from the market using Delta-ee's framework to evaluate how new business models are emerging - helping you keep your finger on the pulse of the market (who / what / why / how) and what you should do next.

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Case studies

Detailed analysis of companies bringing new business models to market

A dynamic library of case studies. Primary research and deep insight into alternative business models that are emerging and growing market share. Ongoing updates into status, progress, challenges, ownership and partners.


Blogs and Webinars

Learn more about our latest research with our free webinars:
How to make money in New Energy #6

If you would like a copy of the slides,
please contact Jenny Carson.

 How to make money in New Energy #5

Lifestyle Products

If you would like a copy of the slides,
please contact Jenny Carson.

How to make money in New Energy #4
Efficient Consumption 

If you would like a copy of the slides,
please contact Jenny Carson.

How to make money in New Energy #3

Energy as a Service

How to make money in New Energy #2
Time-of-Use optimisation

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 How to make money in New Energy #1
Marketplace operations

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Want to find out more?

To find out more about the '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

Nigel Timperley


For 7 years until 2012, Nigel was Programme Delivery Manager within E.ON's engineering business, building an Innovation team to commercialise distributed, smart and cleantech energy solutions for retail customers.  

He led a broad range of engineering & IS programmes and projects, including technologies & systems as varied as a Virtual Power Plant application solution, micro-CHP, anaerobic digestion, heat pumps, solar PV and smart energy clients for homes and businesses.  The programmes followed an end-to-end development cycle including everything from strategy development, technology selection, development & trialling, consortium build & contract negotiation, logistics, supply chain and roll-out planning (including at times post-live support of real customers).

Since leaving E.ON, Nigel has remained in the energy sector working on a wide range of consultancy and research projects.

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