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Rystad Energy to Acquire Sustainable Energy Research Analytics (SERA)

November 20, 2017

Rystad Energy, an industry-leading independent oil and gas consulting services and business intelligence data firm offering global databases, announces it will acquire Sustainable Energy Research Analytics (SERA), a leading Australian data analytics and advisory company for the renewable energy sector.

SERA will enable Rystad Energy to provide its clients with market intelligence across large-scale solar, wind and energy storage sectors.

“We already have a very granular approach to the oil and gas sector, and this acquisition will provide us with similar granularity for the renewable sector, enabling us to advise both operators, suppliers and investors in the renewable sector. I have been very impressed by the data coverage of SERA, breaking down wind and solar projects into its single components” said Jarand Rystad, CEO of Rystad Energy.

The inclusion of SERA, establishes Rystad Energy’s presence in Australia to better service existing clients and the industry. 

“We are delighted to be part of the Rystad team,” said Gero Farruggio and Ben Willacy, founding Directors of SERA. “The pace of innovation and change in the new energy sector is increasing the demand for high quality data and analytics for companies to make the best decisions. As part of Rystad Energy, we can deliver what clients are asking us for - global coverage at the quality and service our clients are used to in Asia.”

“Rystad Energy is well positioned to deliver comprehensive analysis on the evolving Australian renewables and gas markets,” said Jarand Rystad, CEO of Rystad Energy.

About Rystad Energy
Rystad Energy is an independent oil and gas consulting services and business intelligence data firm offering global databases, strategy consulting and research products. Rystad Energy’s headquarters are located in Oslo, Norway. Further presence has been established in Houston, New York, London, Singapore, Stavanger, Rio de Janeiro, Moscow, Dubai, Tokyo, Bangalore and Sydney.

About SERA (
SERA is a leading provider of commercial intelligence for Australia’s large scale solar, wind and storage sectors. The SERA Tracker is a detailed, accurate and continuously updated data analytics and mapping tool to navigate the growing large-scale Australian renewables sector, including both utility and distributed generation assets. The SERA team quickly established themselves at the ‘go to’ analysts in Australian renewables, building a strong network of developers, service sector, EPCs and financiers.


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