Energy Sector Overview
In recent years, the energy sector has transformed with the advent of renewed government policies, higher investment and focus on renewable energy, and significant technological advancements. As consumers become increasingly conscious of carbon footprints, the harmful impact of fossil fuels, and renewable energy alternatives, clean energy companies are growing exponentially. Constant innovation in the field has also led to major growth and various niche markets within the industry.
However, the COVID-19 pandemic, changing oil prices, fluctuating costs in the renewable energy sector, and rising competition have posed various challenges for clean energy companies. Therefore, clean energy market players leverage competitive intelligence solutions to understand their market, gain insight into changing dynamics, analyze consumers’ needs, and stay a step ahead of their competitors.
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The client, a leading clean energy company, based out of Europe, sought to capitalize on the upcoming growth market and establish itself as an industry leader. However, the declining costs and supportive government policies led to a significant upsurge in competition, and the market became increasingly crowded. Additionally, all new market-driven projects were facing substantial disruptions. The impact of COVID-19 on oil prices led to a steady lowered price, causing investors and policy-makers to delay new supportive policies in the EU. The client also struggled to establish a pricing benchmark and decide on the ideal price points to offer their products and services. Therefore, the client wanted to understand the changes in their market, gain further insight into current and upcoming regulations, develop improved pricing strategies, and maintain a competitive edge. To do so, the clean energy company chose to partner with Infiniti Research and leverage our expertise in offering competitive intelligence solutions.
The growing clean energy sector has become increasingly competitive, and maintaining a strategic advantage is imperative to success. Request more information to learn how Infiniti’s competitive intelligence solutions enable growth and an improved market position.
Our Integrated Competitive Intelligence Approach
Infiniti’s competitive intelligence experts developed a comprehensive approach comprising four phases to help clean energy companies. The engagement included the following:
- A competitive intelligence study assesses potential and current competitors’ strategies, upcoming initiatives, market position, and offerings in their market.
- Competitive benchmarking analysis to analyze industry leaders’ organizational structure, business plans, and approaches to changing market dynamics.
- A competitive pricing solution to determine the ideal price points, evaluate competitors’ pricing strategies and develop new prices as per consumers’ preferences.
- Market scanning and monitoring analysis to track upcoming trends, regulatory changes, and industry developments and analyze the impact of COVID on the clean energy market.
Business Impact of the Competitive Intelligence Engagement
Infiniti’s competitive intelligence solution provided the clean energy company with the insights required to adapt to the changing market dynamics, gain a data-driven understanding of their market, and maintain a significant strategic advantage in the market. The engagement also helped the clean energy company analyze their competitors’ offerings, evaluate their strengths and weaknesses, and develop improved strategies to gain a competitive edge. Additionally, by studying industry leaders’ approaches and organizational structure, the company identified its shortcomings and made necessary changes to keep pace with the competition. The competitive intelligence engagement also helped the clean energy company prepare their price points with other market players and develop improved pricing strategies. Further, Infiniti’s market scanning and monitoring analysis enabled well-informed decisions regarding upcoming regulatory changes, actionable strategies to tackle the implications of COVID-19 and stay abreast of regulatory changes.
Speak with our industry experts to learn how Infiniti’s competitive intelligence solutions can help clean energy companies prepare for the new normal and propel their growth within the market.