Grounded
Conducting Research That Is Grounded In The Human, Organizational, and Technological Dimensions Of Energy. Conducting Research That Is Grounded In The Human, Organizational, and Technological Dimensions Of Energy.
About
Grounded Research and Consulting, LLC is a women-owned business formed in response to the need for senior-level research that can nimbly support program and policy decisions. We are involved in all aspects of research design, implementation and reporting. We work with a network of strategic partners in the areas of survey research, engineering, and statistical analysis to provide state of the art research and consulting services.

Ms. Mitchell-Jackson and Ms. Sutter provide senior level consulting services to help guide the decisions of utilities, commissions, state-level organizations and local governments. They focus on helping these organizations understand what is working and why. For more information on their background and experience, click on the photos above.

Our business model is to serve as a Virtual Research Think Tank, drawing on experts across multiple areas and industries to cost-effectively provide our clients with the unique skills for their project.

Areas of Expertise

  • Energy efficiency
  • Demand response
  • Customer behavior
  • Finance
  • Integrated demand-side management
  • Renewable energy
  • Smart Grid

Capabilities

  • Market research and characterization
  • Program design and strategic planning
  • Program implementation assistance
  • Program evaluation
  • Regulatory strategy and resource planning
  • Stakeholder engagement

Research and Consulting Services

  • Feasibility studies and metric development
  • Program theory and logic model assistance
  • Survey research
  • Focus group or ethnographic research
  • Segmentation analysis
  • Best practice research
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Social network analysis
  • Gap analysis
  • Peer review and expert panel development
  • Longitudinal analysis
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