Consulting Services

Technical Thought Leadership

Your organization may possess top-level expertise in clean energy, climate tech, or other sustainability solutions. But without showcasing that expertise, your impact will be limited. DG+ has a proven track-record of assisting organizations demonstrate their technical thought leadership.
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The Need

Decarbonization is driven by scaling innovation.

In an industry propelled by technical advancements, organizations that don’t showcase their expertise risk being seen as lagging or outdated, diminishing their credibility. This leads to missed contracts, partnerships, difficulties hiring top talent, and being overlooked by funders.

Building thought leadership in your industry has countless pay-offs. 

Organizations recognized for their technical expertise are more likely to be seen as industry pioneers, garner heightened loyalty from clients and customers, and gain first-mover advantage in their market.

We are focused
on cleantech and climate tech.

DG+ combines expertise in energy-related technologies and up-to-date knowledge of developments in climate tech markets to assist organizations in establishing and maintaining technical thought leadership. We pride ourselves on communicating complex technical information in accurate yet accessible white papers, blogs, and press releases.
Sample Projects

You’ve got big questions in your business. We help you answer them.

Key Questions

  • What sets your organization’s expertise and perspective apart from your competitors?
  • How can you ensure that your knowledge and insights remain at the forefront of industry trends?
  • Are you leveraging all relevant platforms and formats to disseminate your expertise?
  • What impact have your perspectives had on the industry and how can you shape it in the future?
  • How is your technical expertise being received by your audiences?

Who needs thought leadership?

  • Start-ups looking to differentiate themselves from competitors
  • Equipment manufacturers and suppliers who need to gain customers’ trust
  • NGOs seeking grants, collaborations, and policy influence
  • Consulting firms offering advisory services in sustainability, energy transition, and climate tech
  • Utilities showcasing their commitment to sustainability
  • Government agencies communicating policies and initiatives to inspire public confidence
  • Industry associations influencing standards, policies, and attracting membership
Who We Serve

Organizations from diverse sub-sectors rely on DG+ for tailored, high-quality research and technical content.

Clean Energy Developers

Pull ahead of the competition with insights into market trends, policy and regulatory landscapes, customer segments, partners, and suppliers.

Financiers and Equity Providers

Boost your ability to direct investments to the most promising investment opportunities.

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Government Agencies and Municipalities

Reach your emissions reduction goals guided by our specialized expertise in key energy market indicators, technologies, and strategies.

Utilities and Retail Electricity Providers (REPs)

Leverage research and analysis to assess emerging technologies, adapt to changing market trends, and reach customers.

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Large Consulting Firms

Your complex, multi-organizational projects benefit from subcontractors with technical expertise in energy markets and technologies. DG+ can also help meet small business requirements in certain markets.

Technology Providers

Navigate your market with a deep understanding of your competition, insight into market developments, and effective communication of your product.

Consulting Team Members

We are dedicated to the advancement of clean energy.

David Ganske


David has over a decade of experience in clean energy consulting, including project work for the World Bank, United Nations Development Programme, U.S. Department of Energy, utilities, and a variety of other organizations.

David holds an M.P.A. in International Energy Management & Policy from Columbia University and a B.A. in Economics and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.

Kathleen Gill

Director, Clean Energy

Kathleen leverages eight years of sustainability and clean energy experience with nonprofits, solar development, and technology providers to lead the DG+ Consulting Team's energy research and technical writing.

Kathleen earned a Cleantech M.B.A. from University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature from Middlebury College.

Gavin Chisholm

Associate, Market Research and Policy

Gavin has three years of experience in renewable energy and sustainability, having held multiple roles that leverage GIS for spatial research and insights. Previously, he worked in energy market operations at Invenergy, and in sustainable water infrastructure at Greenprint Partners.

Gavin holds a B.S in Environmental Science from the School of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago.

Walter James

Associate, Market Research and Policy

Walter has over 6 years of policy analysis experience and over three years in climate- and energy-related market and policy research. His previous professional experiences include research associate at Stax Inc. and Carbon Collective.

Walter holds an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Temple University.

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