How do you prepare for the future of energy in a high-uncertainty world?
Today’s utility customers play an active role in their energy choices—and expect personalized communications and offers from you. We design and deliver programs that foster a managed connection between customers and their utilities—with an emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Clean energy is the way of the future. We help clients worldwide decarbonize their economies by developing smart strategies in grid edge management, distributed energy resources, renewables development, climate mitigation and 80x50 scenario planning, and natural gas as a bridge fuel.
Electrification benefits many utilities and customers alike: It grows load, attracts new customers, and reinforces the grid. All while reducing carbon emissions. We design and manage beneficial electrification programs for buildings, on- and off-road vehicles, and industry.
Demand-side management program design and implementation
Demand-side management and energy efficiency programs must evolve to keep pace with a changing world and evolving customer needs. We create and optimize utility portfolios to ensure these programs are streamlined, cost-effective, and successful.
Energy system transformation
Customer insights and incentives
If you were to increase your customer incentive payment by 20%, how much would that move the participation needle? We offer quantitative tools and applied science to help utilities understand customer behavior, improve program performance, and create new customer value opportunities.
Strategy and planning
- Active demand management strategies identification
- Integrated grid planning
- Distribution systems
- Environmental impacts
- Climate and decarbonization analyses
- Energy access
- Target setting/road mapping
- Integrated Resource and Resilience Planning (IRRP)
- Sustainability strategy
- Market analysis and advisory
Implementation and engagement
CO₂Sight: Decarbonization and energy planning platform
Develop a line of sight toward your decarbonized future with CO₂Sight, the only analytics and action planning framework with ICF expertise built in.Learn more
With 50+ years of experience in every corner of the industry, our 1,000+ energy experts can help you take on change with confidence.
“ICF has made it possible for my company, a service-disabled, veteran-owned business (SDVOB) to grow year-over-year and expand into multiple states. They helped me secure contracts with two of the largest utilities in Maryland. The training, guidance, and opportunity from ICF has allowed me to grow professionally and financially.”
— KC Sanchez, President, Vets Corp Energy SolutionsPartner with ICF