Ecological Design - Analysis - Strategic Planning - Business Development - Project Support
Tactical Partners provides expert ecological design, analysis, strategic planning, business development, and project support services.
Clients include US and international energy and clean tech companies, and hundreds of individual mission-driven entrepreneurs.
Denise Rushing, Founder and Principal
Denise Rushing has led and advised some of the world's most innovative energy technology companies disrupting a $6 trillion industry.
Her pioneering work in the energy industry includes the launch of award winning energy efficiency and technology initiatives adopted by utilities around the world. She spearheaded market adoption of data-driven demand response and SAAS as VP of marketing and business development at eMeter, CellNet Data Systems, Invensys, and Sage Systems.
Most recently, Denise served two terms in public office, leading her county to California environmental leadership awards and two of the largest public solar installations in the Western United States.
Denise Rushing holds a B.S in environmental engineering from Stanford University. a Masters in Culture and Spirituality from Holy Names University.
She is a registered mechanical engineer and a certified ecological designer.
Tactical Partners Affiliates
Tactical Partners team of independent business and analytic professionals offers deep experience in a wide range of projects including:
We offer a wide range of services including: economic and business modeling, rate analysis, P&L development and management, technology analysis, regulatory analysis, financial business case development, energy technology market development, energy efficiency and demand-response program development , project management, facilitation, utility sales, and marketing automation.
RFP Development, Analysis, Developing Budgetary Costs, Multi-year cash flow analysis. Economic Modeling, Economic and Rate modeling for different sized solar systems, changing rate structures, or anticipated usage changes.
Project Management Support
Load requirements, Utility Purchase Requirements, Risk Analysis, Business Case/ High-Level Model & Timeline Calculating estimated monthly solar output. Procurement Process Development and Management, Permit Requirements.
Calculating estimated monthly solar financials. Rate modeling for different sized solar systems, changing rate structures, or anticipated usage changes. Optionally include a multiyear cash flow analysis.
Contract (Purchase or PPA) Analysis and Advising. Assisting with analysis of solar providers and their offerings.
Contract Negotiation Support. Assisting with analysis of solar providers and their offerings. Contract negotiation support.
Strategic Planning and Advising
Strategic planning processes, SWOT analysis and Decision support, business modeling, Dashboard development
Business and Market Development
Economic modeling, partner and alliance development programs