S.Chapel Associates - Partner

S.Chapel Associates

Stephen Chapel,
Founder and Principal
Palo Alto, California, USA


Example of Work:
Gas Procurement Risk: An Analytic Tool for Understanding & Managing Fuel Procurement Risks for Natural Gas Fired Power Plants

S.Chapel Associates specialize in providing the best analytic methods and tools to solve asset management decision problems within the electric, gas, water utility and public sectors. In-house technical expertise includes modern financial economics, decision science methods, and software engineering. Their expertise and focus is on three main areas:

  • Consulting services: asset management, fuel contracting and inventory planning, capital budgeting
  • Software Development and Support: Project priority systems, aging asset repair/replace model systems, fuel inventory modeling
  • Analytic Model Development
  • Stephen Chapel, formerly of EPRI and now head of S.Chapel Associates, created the original analytical asset management group at EPRI and spearheaded the efforts for over twenty years. Chapel has expert knowledge of utility business analysis methods and has proven problem solving and analytical capabilities. He is well known for his ability to take projects from the conceptual stage to a practical implementation.