We offer independent, objective, and regular evaluation of entities.
Our team of analysts follow a consistent evaluation process guided by time-tested Grading methodologies. The process is interactive, involving meetings with the entity being graded. Our national presence enables easy coverage of all the entities to be rated.
We grade Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) on their ability to conduct energy efficiency audits and implement energy saving projects.
ESCO grading is a pre-requisite for BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) empanelment. As per BEE requirements, ESCOs are graded on three broad parameters - Track Record & Market Position, Organisational Risk, and Financial Risk. The process includes seeking relevant data from the entity; engaging with key personnel; and collecting feedback from bankers, owner’s engineers, and lender’s engineers (if applicable).
Our grading services provide the winning edge to clients. It:
We grade system integrators (SIs), renewable energy service companies (RESCOs), manufacturers of solar-related equipment, solar project developers and start-ups in the sector.
The grading facilitates in identification of entities that have the capacity and capability to undertake renewable energy projects. Solar Power Grading helps entities to:
We evaluate the performance of 21 State Power Distribution Utilities across the country as a part of the Ministry of Power’s annual rating exercise. The evaluation is based on a range of parameters covering operational, financial, regulatory and reform measures.
The Integrated Rating Methodology created in July 2012 by the Ministry of Power evaluates performance of State Power Distribution utilities. State Power/ Energy Departments and private sector distribution utilities are not covered under the integrated rating exercise.
We grade vendors/ dealers specified by the client through a comprehensive assessment based on business and financial parameters.
Vendor Grading is a useful tool for companies to evaluate their existing vendor and dealer base in order to set exposure limits as per the grading scale; to either continue or discontinue relationship with existing vendors / dealers and act as a filter to evaluate vendors/dealers before empanelment/ starting a relationship.
We grade vendors/ dealers on three broad parameters: Management quality, Business strength and Financial soundness.
This process helps entities to: