July 10, 2012
Navigant today announced that it has expanded its energy sector market intelligence and industry report capabilities by adding the expertise of the professionals from Pike Research. Through the development and publication of more than 100 research reports annually, many of which are delivered via subscription, the Pike Research team develops market sizing, forecasting and segmentation for new clean technology markets; analyzes the structure of emerging value chains; provides competitive intelligence and benchmarking services; and assesses demand for new products.
“Pike Research has become a highly respected provider of clean technology and emerging energy technology market intelligence, and we are excited to add the team’s expertise to our portfolio,” stated William Dickenson, Managing Director and leader of Navigant’s Energy practice. “Their smart grid, renewables and cleantech capabilities augment our current offering and allow us to more comprehensively assist utilities, public agencies, energy technology companies and other energy industry clients in evaluating and developing the clean and smart energy technologies and product strategies necessary to succeed in today’s dynamic environment.”
Founded in 2009, Pike Research is a market intelligence firm that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. Its research methodology combines end-user primary research, supply-side industry analysis, demand assessment and deep examination of technology trends to assist clients in their business planning initiatives. The firm’s research provides a comprehensive view of various clean technology industry sectors, resulting in objective, unbiased views of market opportunities within its coverage areas.
“We are pleased to join the Navigant team, which creates an expanded foundation for growth of our market intelligence offerings for the global energy industry,” said Clint Wheelock, founder and president of Pike Research, who joins the firm as a Managing Director. “As part of Navigant, we’re able to offer a broader spectrum of best-in-class market research and analysis and expand the breadth and depth of Navigant’s clean technology consulting services.”
Additional transaction details were not disclosed.
About Navigant Energy
Navigant‘s Energy practice is comprised of more than 300 experts who provide existing and prospective owners of energy supply and delivery assets the ability to evaluate, plan, develop, and enhance the value of their investments within evolving market and regulatory structures. The Company’s energy consultants offer deep industry knowledge and functional expertise across a broad range of services to utilities, independent power producers, financial entities, law firms, regulators, and energy equipment providers.
Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business needs. More information about Navigant can be found at www.navigant.com.