Storage marketing

Development of marketing strategies and auction mechanisms in order to ensure maximization of related storage utilization and revenues of storage facilities

Storage optimization / trading

Concepts and implementation support for methods to valuate storages against the wholesale market (spot and forward) based on deterministic and stochastic methods (including delta-hedging of storages)

Operational processes

Development of operational balancing agreements (OBA) and online flow control procedures for storages

Network access

Development and implementation of processes related to network access (implementation, settlement, invoicing) including balancing group management on the network operators’ side

Integrated planning and reporting systems

Conception (general principles, IT implementation) of P&L accounting for plan/actual values tailored to holding, operating branches, profit centers, customers, products, etc. based on transfer pri ...

Regulatory management

Design of regulatory position papers, opinions and model propositions for areas such as tariff setting, network access, security of supply, etc.

Network access conditions

Development of nation-wide consistent network access conditions for national associations of gas supply companies including implementation concepts, manuals, training, etc.

Hedge accounting

Development of systems and methods to manage commercial risk from energy supply/trading in accordance with the applicable accounting principles

Transport / balancing group management and forecasting

Development of methods and processes of transport and balancing group management including trading at virtual points, physical transports and storage utilization for different national balancing r ...

Due Diligence

Regulatory due diligence (risk assessment/opportunities) considering specific characteristics of incentive regulations

Wagner, Elbling & Company is a specialized advisor to the European natural gas industry. Together with major companies of all segments of the energy industry and with almost 15 years of experience, we address current challenges resulting from the energy market liberalization and, increasingly, from the decarbonisation of the energy system. Our effective cooperation with clients in the energy sector of Germany, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Spain, Swiss, Austria, Italy etc. as well as supranational institutions and joint ventures, has been proven in more than 100 successfully completed projects by now.

Wagner, Elbling & Company is disposes of:

  • proven solutions and highly qualified specialists within a wide range of relevant areas,
  • profound knowledge and understanding of regulatory and market-oriented issues,
  • expertise in analysis, conception and implementation (“change delivered”) and
  • a widely ramified network of European contacts for the benefit of our clients.

Wagner, Elbling & Company works for and with clients of all segments of the natural gas industry – i.e. transmission and distribution system operators, market areas operators, storage operators, gas hub operators and energy exchanges, retailers, balancing responsible parties, supplier, industry associations, regulatory authorities and governments. Thereby, our projects and services cover strategic topics (i.e. strategic company transformations in connection with the decarbonisation of the energy system), regulatory economics, portfolio and risk management, energy distribution, specification and selection of IT systems as well as IT project management, mathematical methods for the optimization of energy assets, expert opinions for arbitration proceedings and a whole lot more. Please find more detailed information about our services here

    Wagner, Elbling & Company 2016