Financial and Regulatory Consultancy

CY Consultants is based in London and provides independent, expert advice on regulatory, financial, risk and economic issues impacting on utilities and major renewable projects. Recent assignments include advice on the EU’s State Aid rules, the impact on investors of the Contracts for Differences (CfDs) which support renewable power in the UK, the Capacity Market which will deliver investment in generation, and electricity interconnectors between the UK and the continent.
Charles Yates has carried out due diligence on renewable projects for listed funds and determined the cost of capital for a variety of investments.
He has over 23 years of experience financing infrastructure including advising the electrcity regulator on tendering €2 billion of offshore transmission assets. The transmission tender for the London Array wind farm was Deal of the Year – Renewables in the Infrastructure Journal Awards 2014.

Independent, expert advice on regulatory, financial, & risk issues

What we offer

CY Consultants provide independent, expert advice on regulatory, financial, risk and economic issues impacting on utilities and renewable projects.
Products include fund-raising, financial optimisation, partner selection, financial modelling; and risk identification and mitigation.

Charles' experience includes advising on wind (off and onshore) and solar investment.
We deliver workable solutions and is based on over 23 years of infrastructure experience including advising on €2 billion of offshore transmission assets including London Array, the Infrastructure Journals Renewables Deal of the Year in 2014.

What we are looking for

I am looking to meet the developers of and investors in wind, solar and other renewable projects.
* I am keen to work with project developers to optimise and execute their financing plans by running a competitive process to raise debt and equity.
* In addition, I seek to work with investors to analyse the risks and returns of investment opportunities and to optimise their risk / return ratio.


  • offshore
  • operators
  • financial services

Collaboration sought

  • Commercial alliance
  • Subcontract/outsourcing activity


Managing Director

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