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October 24 - 

Leading air quality, energy and sustainability experts join Ricardo-AEA

Leading air quality and climate change experts, Dr Betty Ng and John Sottong, have joined Ricardo-AEA, bolstering the company’s technical expertise, building on its extensive heritage of implementing international sustainability solutions and supporting the business’s ongoing growth plans. Read more...

October 23 - 

New European report assesses impacts of climate change on employment

The European Commission has published a new report that examines how climate change adaptation will affect employment across the EU. The study also assesses the sectors and regions that are most vulnerable to climate change. The report was prepared by sustainability consultants at Ricardo-AEA, Triple E consulting and TNO. Read more...

October 22 - 

World class air monitoring network for Riyadh to be provided by Ricardo-AEA

Ricardo-AEA has been awarded a three year contract to provide city-wide air quality monitoring and data analysis for Saudi Arabia’s capital city, Riyadh – the work will provide a robust evidence base to help the ArRiyadh Development Authority make environmental improvements. Read more...

October 21 - 

Industrial energy efficiency roundtable for Indian delegation hosted by Ricardo-AEA

 

High level representatives from India’s main energy ministries travelled to Ricardo-AEA’s offices on 15 October to learn lessons from the UK for addressing industrial energy efficiency policies. Read more...

October 15 - 

Ricardo-AEA helps Indian policy makers address climate finance challenges

The Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation commissioned leading sustainability consultancy, Ricardo-AEA, to lead an independent study, in conjunction with Emergent Ventures India, on India’s climate finance readiness. Read more...

October 15 - 

Ricardo-AEA wins contract to support the On-Pack Recycling Label

Ricardo-AEA has been awarded a two year monitoring contract to support the On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) scheme, a UK initiative to encourage consistent recycling messaging on consumer packaging Read more...

October 13 - 

Ricardo-AEA to present on impacts of new vehicle emission standards at EPUK conference

Sustainability consultancy, Ricardo-AEA, will be speaking at Environmental Protection UK’s (EPUK) autumn conference on 16 October to provide insights into the impact of new European vehicle emission standards. Read more...

October 10 - 

Ricardo-AEA and UK Government supports Vietnam to develop greenhouse gas inventory

A delegation from the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Ricardo-AEA visited the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) in Whitehall on 6 and 7 October 2014. Read more...

October 10 - 

Ricardo-AEA to present at expert conference aimed at developing good MRV and ETS practice

Ricardo-AEA will join high level policy makers and other climate change experts at a conference in Berlin on 13-14 October, in order to provide insights into developing and linking emissions trading schemes (ETS). Read more...

October 6 - 

Ricardo-AEA awarded funding for energy-efficient cities project

Ricardo-AEA has won a £1 million funding award from Innovate UK (formerly the Technology Strategy Board) to build and evaluate a ‘prototype data platform’ for cities – enabling them to model energy demand and savings opportunities from an individual building level right through to the city-wide scale Read more...

 

October 6 - 

Ricardo-AEA to present on anaerobic digestion capacity and the value of waste at Nextgen conference

Ricardo-AEA’s anaerobic digestion experts will be presenting at the Nextgen conference to provide insights into how the sector is developing. Ricardo-AEA will be delivering two presentations at the event. Read more...

 

October 3 - 

Ricardo-AEA helps deliver greenhouse gas inventory training for Vietnamese Government

Technical Directors from Vietnam’s Ministry of National Resources and Environment (MONRE) visited Ricardo-AEA in October to attend the first in a series of three workshops to support the Vietnamese Government’s climate change strategy. Read more...

 

October 2 - 

Ricardo-AEA supports the World Bank's training on MRV

Under contract with the World Bank, global sustainability consultancy, Ricardo-AEA delivered expert monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) training for a workshop held in Izmir, Turkey. Read more...

 

September 29 - 

New European Commission publication sets out breadth of climate action across Africa

The European Commission's Directorate General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA) has published its Africa Climate Briefing brochure. This provides a country-by-country overview of the climate policies and programmes set up as part of the climate cooperation between the European Union (EU) and Africa. Read more...

 

September 16 - 

Paper sets out roadmap for energy efficiency recovery

A new paper, examining the take-up of energy efficiency improvements in the United Kingdom will be presented at the bi-annual conference of the British Institute of Energy Economics on 18 September 2014 in Oxford. Read more...

 

September 10 - 

Councils asked to respond to new survey researching the impact of austerity measures on waste services

Local authorities throughout the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland are being urged to respond to a survey to gather data relating to the impacts of austerity measures on councils’ waste, recycling and street cleansing services. Read more...

 

September 8 - 

Energy Policy publishes new insights in to the impacts of energy efficiency programmes

The prestigious international journal, Energy Policy, has recently published a paper examining the economic impact of government spending on energy efficiency programmes. Read more...

 

August 29 - 

Ricardo-AEA to deliver insights at RWM conference

Ricardo-AEA will be delivering a range of resource efficiency and waste management insights at the RWM conference on 16 – 18 September 2014. Read more...

 

August 28 - 

Water industry urged to take part in major research project on leaking toilets

Water industry stakeholders are being urged to take part in the second phase of a major UK research project on leaking toilets, being delivered by Ricardo-AEA in collaboration with Aqualogic. The work is being undertaken on behalf of the UK water industry - water efficiency network. Read more...

 

August 20 - 

Webinar highlights how to address risks and take advantage of biomass CHP opportunities

A free webinar will be hosted 14:30-15:30 BST on Thursday 11 September by environmental consultancy Ricardo-AEA and law firm Bird & Bird for developers, advisors and material suppliers within the biomass sector. Read more ...

 

August 20 - 

Turkey publishes Ricardo-AEA prepared ‘Cities Adaptation Support Package’

The Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanization has published a new Cities Adaptation Support Package that has been prepared by environmental consultancy Ricardo-AEA. Read more ...

 

August 20 - 

Ricardo-AEA to deliver insights into drought restrictions and water conservation at WATEF conference

Ricardo-AEA will be delivering two presentations at the Water Efficiency Network’s (WATEF) 2014 conference on 10 September. The conference is being held in Brighton between 9-11 of September and Ricardo-AEA’s expert water consultants Aaron Burton and Richard Malloy will be delivering two presentations. Read more ...

 

July 29 - 

New report published by OECD: Nanotechnology & Tyres: Greening Industry and Transport

The use of new nanomaterials in tyre production could help foster the sustainability of the tyre industry and reduce the environmental impact of vehicles, if the potential environmental, health and safety risks of the technology are managed carefully, according to the new OECD report Nanotechnology and Tyres: Greening Industry and Transport. Read more ...

 

July 24 - 

Ricardo-AEA wins major European Combined Heat and Power project

Ricardo-AEA has been appointed by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy to review and update the reference values that help to determine the efficiency of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plants across the EU Read more ...

 

July 18 - 

Industry group writes to Ministers highlighting the need for investment in waste treatment infrastructure in the UK

An industry group has written to a number of Ministers, underlying the need to tackle the ‘infrastructure gap’ for waste facilities, and the consequent need for investment, particularly in facilities that handle commercial and industrial (C&I) waste. Read more ...

 

July 17 - 

Defra publishes Ricardo-AEA report on bioenergy and biofuels

A Ricardo-AEA report on bioenergy and biofuels was published by the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) earlier this month (July 4 2014). Read more ...

 

July 16 - 

Ricardo-AEA supports Scotland’s next step towards a circular economy

Ricardo-AEA has been appointed by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) to evaluate the role regulatory levers can play in helping to drive a circular economy in Scotland. Read more ...

 

July 15 - 

Ricardo-AEA to present at National Civic Amenity Site conference

Ricardo-AEA will be delivering a presentation at the National Civic Amenity Site conference taking place at JCB World Headquarters in Rocester on Wednesday 16 July. Read more ...

 

July 9 - 

Ricardo-AEA joins international experts at IPCC meeting in Bulgaria

Ricardo-AEA principal consultant Dr John Watterson joined international experts on greenhouse gas (GHG) emission inventories and corporate reporting at an Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) meeting in Bulgaria last week (July 1-3). Read more...


July 8 - 

Joint project launches to explore the effects of budget cuts on local authority waste services

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) and Ricardo-AEA have announced a joint research project to assess the impact of austerity measures on local authority waste and local environmental quality services. Read more...


July 7 - 

Ricardo-AEA study identifies supply chain opportunities in Ireland’s sustainable energy sector

A market research study prepared by Ricardo-AEA for the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has identified supply chain opportunities in Ireland’s sustainable energy sector. The value of Ireland’s sustainable energy sector is projected to grow to €2.5 billion/year by 2020. Read more...


July 1 - 

Webinar highlights strategies to help cities adapt to climate change

Urban authorities and businesses can learn how to prepare their city to deal with the damaging effects of climate change at a free webinar later this week Read more...


June 26 - 

Beware of ESOS pitfalls cautions Ricardo-AEA following publication of new government guidelines

Organisations required to undertake energy efficiency assessments next year should watch out for potential pitfalls around how they manage the process and a likely shortage of appropriate auditing skills, cautions environmental consultancy Ricardo-AEA. Read more...


June 25 - 

Ricardo-AEA speaking at major anaerobic digestion event

Brian Mayne, Regional Director (Wales) at Ricardo-AEA, will be attending the forthcoming United Kingdom Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas (ADBA) conference and presenting his paper on ‘The delivery of Anaerobic Digestion in Wales’. Read more...


June 24 - 

Ricardo-AEA to propose 2030 renewable energy targets for Scotland

Ricardo-AEA, in collaboration with University College London (UCL), has been appointed by WWF Scotland – part of the international WWF network, one of the world’s most influential environmental organizations – to propose possible 2030 renewable energy targets for Scotland. Read more...


June 20 - 

Major project to help European cities tackle transport challenges holds first stakeholder workshop

A project led by Ricardo-AEA to help European cities tackle their most pressing transport challenges such as traffic congestion, air pollution, carbon dioxide emissions and road safety will hold its first stakeholder workshop in Belgium next week. Read more...


June 11 - 

Ricardo-AEA provides insights on carbon pricing at two World Bank events in Germany

Ricardo-AEA principal consultant Emelia Holdaway provided insights on carbon pricing at two recent World Bank events in Germany. Read more...


May 22 - 

High level flooding workshop hosted in London by Ricardo-AEA

A high level workshop on managing the risks of flooding was hosted by Ricardo-AEA in London earlier this month. Expert speakers presenting at the workshop included representatives from the Environment Agency, Waterco, Manchester Metropolitan University and Ricardo-AEA. Read more...


May 20 - 

Ricardo-AEA to present at All Energy 2014 Exhibition

Ricardo-AEA will be chairing a renewable energy conference session and delivering a presentation on micro generation at the All Energy conference and exhibition in Aberdeen on 21 and 22 May. Read more...


May 13 - 

Ricardo-AEA to support European Resource Efficiency Scoreboard

Ricardo-AEA has won a European Commission contract to help communicate the progress being made by Europe on resource efficiency. Read more...


May 8 - 

Ricardo-AEA supports Defra Water Conservation Report

A major research study prepared by Ricardo-AEA was published this week (May 6) by the UK’s Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Read more...


May 6 - 

Ricardo-AEA practice director and principal consultant named in list of top 30 global waste influencers

Ricardo-AEA practice director for resource efficiency and waste management Dr Adam Read and principal consultant Sarahjane Widdowson have been named in a list of 30 top global waste influencers by online community ‘be Waste Wise’. Read more...


April 29 - 

Ricardo-AEA to support evaluation of Carbon Capture and Storage Directive

Ricardo-AEA, in collaboration with Triple E Consulting (TEC) and research organization TNO, has won a major European Commission contract to support an evaluation study of the EU Directive covering carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology Read more...


April 28 - 

Final Ricardo-AEA and IPPR report published on role for solid wall insulation

Following the issue of their interim report in March, Ricardo-AEA and IPPR have published their final report ‘Up Against the (Solid) Wall’ regarding solid wall insulation’s role in energy efficiency policy.Read more...


April 25 - 

Ricardo-AEA provides waste advice to support Channel 4 TV programme

Ricardo-AEA provided technical waste management advice to support ‘Kevin’s Supersized Salvage’, an Arrow Media film production commissioned by Channel 4 which aired last night (Thursday 24th April). Read more...


April 24 - 

Ricardo-AEA to present at the international CBA8 conference in Nepal

Ricardo-AEA will be speaking on two climate change adaptation panels at the International Institute for Environment and Development’s 8th annual conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA 8). The international conference will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal from the 24-30 April and will share the latest developments in community-based adaptation planning, financing and best practice. Read more...


April 15 - 

Ricardo-AEA lands two flagship UK water projects

Ricardo-AEA has won two new flagship contracts which demonstrate its capability to meet the growing demand from public and private sector organizations for a wide range of water consultancy services embracing issues such as water resources management, water quality, urban drainage, flood risk and water policy. Read more...


April 14 - 

Ricardo-AEA's panel of experts comment on IPCC Working Group III report

Ricardo-AEA's panel of experts comment on IPCC Working Group III report Read more...


April 8 - 

Clean tech investor survey reveals heavy reliance on internal due diligence

More than half (53%) of clean tech investors say that external due diligence is very important in major investment decisions, according to a new survey. Read more...


April 7 - 

Ricardo-AEA’s water consultants to provide insights on managing drought restrictions

Ricardo-AEA will be attending CIWEM’s Water & Environment 2014 conference at the Royal Geographical Society, London on 8 and 9 April. Read more...


April 4 - 

#SaharaDust – Keeping people informed of the risks

Today’s top news story on the BBC and across many British newspapers is the poor air quality across many parts of the UK, principally England and Wales, and the arrival of Saharan dust, which has reportedly covered the PM’s car. Read more...


April 3 - 

Ricardo-AEA specialist presents at European climate finance workshop

Ricardo-AEA senior technical consultant James Harries presented initial findings from a European Commission study on climate finance to a high-level workshop in Brussels last week. Read more...


March 31 - 

Ricardo-AEA adaptation specialists comment on IPCC Working Group II report

Ricardo-AEA’s adaptation specialists comment on IPCC Working Group II report Read more...


March 26 - 

Ricardo-AEA is talking Anaerobic Digestion at Sustainability Live

Ricardo-AEA will be attending the Sustainability Live conference and exhibition at the NEC Birmingham from 1-3 April. Ricardo-AEA will be delivering two presentations and participating on the keynote panel within the event’s Energy Recovery Theatre on 2 and 3 April. Read more...


March 25 - 

Launch of Scottish Government’s new and improved Air Quality in Scotland website and app

Ricardo-AEA is proud to announce the launch of the new and improved Air Quality in Scotland database and website today, alongside a new app for phones and tablets. Read more...


March 24 - 

Ricardo-AEA knowledge leader to chair energy infrastructure session at Power Scotland conference

Ricardo-AEA’s renewable energy knowledge leader Colin McNaught will chair a session on energy infrastructure at the Industrial and Power Association’s (IPA) Power Scotland conference taking place in Glasgow on March 25, 2014. Read more...


March 20 - 

Ricardo-AEA to provide insights into the potential impacts and benefits of fracking

Ricardo-AEA knowledge leader, Dr Mark Broomfield, will be delivering two presentations on the potential impacts and benefits of fracking in the UK next week. Read more...


March 20 - 

Quality Protocol Checker web tool to be launched at Organics Recycling Conference

An online tool to help compost producers check whether their waste-derived compost meets the Quality Protocol (QP) requirements will be launched at the Organics Recycling Conference today (March 20th 2014). Read more...


March 19 - 

Ricardo-AEA prepared due diligence report supports Atlantis AIM listing

A comprehensive due diligence report prepared by Ricardo-AEA has helped marine energy company Atlantis Resources to raise funds on AIM, the London Stock Exchange’s international market for smaller, growing companies. Read more...


March 18 - 

Ricardo-AEA to present on what the future holds for organic waste

Ricardo-AEA’s Resource Efficiency and Waste Management Practice Director, Dr Adam Read, will be talking about how future waste streams will affect organic waste management over the next 10 years. Read more...


March 12 - 

Joint Ricardo-AEA and IPPR interim report endorses support for solid wall insulation

The government has announced plans to change the amount of support available for households to install solid wall insulation. In response to this, Ricardo-AEA and the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) have today produced an interim briefing note on the benefits of investing in solid wall insulation. Read more...

March 10 - 

Ricardo-AEA to support European Commission on three product policy projects

Ricardo-AEA has been appointed to support the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Environment on three major projects relating to product policy. Read more ...

 

March 6 - 

Ricardo-AEA to present on energy from waste at ‘Waste Management Oman’ on 12 March

Ricardo-AEA’s Resource Efficiency and Waste Management Director, Dr Adam Read, and Business Area Manager, Manjit Kahlon, will be traveling to Muscat Oman to deliver an important presentation at the ‘Waste Management Oman’ conference taking place on 11 and 12 March.  Read more ...

 

March 6 - 

Ricardo-AEA supports major European initiative on energy efficiency

Ricardo-AEA has been commissioned by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy to provide analysis and evaluation of the measures planned, proposed or legally defined by EU Member States to implement Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED). Read more ...

 

March 5 - 

Ricardo-AEA will provide its thoughts on how to deliver a closed loop economy at the Resource event 4-6 March

Resource, a new addition to the resource and waste management calendar, is a three day conference and workshop event taking place at the ExCel Centre, London, from 4-6 March. The event draws together representatives from entire supply chains, including major retailers, local authorities and consultants, to ensure better resource security. This year’s event will be focussing in particular upon delivering a closed loop economy. Read more...

 

February 21 - 

Ricardo-AEA to provide insights on energy from waste in the Middle East

The Middle East’s waste to energy market will be the focus of a presentation by Ricardo-AEA’s Resource Efficiency and Waste Management Practice Director, Adam Read, and International Business Area Manager, Manjit Kahlon. Read more ...

 

February 19 - 

New energy efficiency rules to cost business millions unless lessons learned from CRC scheme, warns Ricardo-AEA

Government proposals to require all large companies in the UK to undertake mandatory energy efficiency assessments will end up as a major cost burden for business unless key lessons are learned from the CRC energy efficiency scheme. Read more ...

 

February 18 - 

Ricardo-AEA to lead major European study on the future of sustainable urban transport

The European Commission has selected Ricardo-AEA to lead a project to help cities across Europe take action to improve the performance of their transport systems. Read more...

 

February 11 - 

Ricardo-AEA’s Adam Read backs changing responsibility for waste

Dr Adam Read, Practice Director for Resource Efficiency & Waste Management at Ricardo-AEA, has backed a proposal to transfer Government responsibility for waste management from DEFRA to the Department for Business Innovations and Skills (BIS). Read more...

 

February 10 - 

Ricardo-AEA’s final climate change workshop in Turkey will take place on 18 February

Ricardo-AEA is continuing to use its world leading expertise to support the development of a climate change adaptation strategy in Bursa. Read more...

 

February 6 - 

Ricardo-AEA appointed by European Commission to advise on the future direction of climate finance

Ricardo-AEA has been awarded two contracts to provide the European Commission with advice on the future direction of climate finance. Read more...

 

February 4 - 

Ricardo-AEA supports key international initiative to improve climate change reporting

Project – supported by the German Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) – aims to enable developing countries to enhance international climate change reporting. Read more...

 

January 28 - 

IRENA invites Ricardo-AEA to present on business models for cities’ investment in energy from waste

Ricardo-AEA was invited by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to present at a workshop in Abu Dhabi on 22nd January, held alongside the World Future Energy Summit. Read more...

 

January 23 - 

Ricardo-AEA presents on linking carbon markets at Asian Development Bank workshop in Shanghai

Ricardo-AEA’s principal consultant Emelia Holdaway presented at an Asian Development Bank workshop in Shanghai, China last month. Read more...

 

January 16 - 

Ricardo-AEA holds high-profile reception in New Delhi

Ricardo-AEA held a high-profile reception at the British High Commissioner’s residence in New Delhi, India last month. Read more...

 

December 20 - 

Major studies prepared for carbon budget review

Ricardo-AEA prepared two major studies for the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) review of the fourth carbon budget published last week. Read more...

 

December 12 - 

Project to help Turkey adapt to climate change holds successful second workshop

Ricardo-AEA and Bluecern led a successful three-day workshop in the Turkish city of Bursa last week involving local city representatives, politicians, academics and senior government officials. Read more...

 

December 5 - 

Climate Change Agreement for data centres – a recognition of the sector’s contribution

Originally introduced in 2000, Climate Change Agreements (CCAs) were intended to reduce the impact of the Climate Change Levy (CCL) on UK industry to maintain its competitiveness. Read more...

 

December 4 - 

London Borough of Islington and Vital Energi win CHP award sponsored by Ricardo-AEA

The London Borough of Islington and Vital Energi have scooped a prestigious Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) Award sponsored by Ricardo-AEA. Read more...

 

November 21 - 

NCEC announces new partnership for chemical emergency response service in China

UK’s National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) – part of Ricardo-AEA – announces new partnership agreement with China’s National Registration Centre for Chemicals (NRCC). Read more...

 

November 18 - 

Supporting climate negotiators: Ricardo-AEA identifies lessons learned from initiatives to help poorer nations find their voice

A new study, by Ricardo-AEA for the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), finds that negotiation support projects are helping the poorest and most climate vulnerable countries to effectively represent their interests on the international stage. Read more...

 

November 14 - 

NCEC celebrates 40 years at the forefront of chemical safety and emergency response

The UK National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) – part of Ricardo-AEA – celebrated its 40th year of successful operation yesterday and underscored its position as one of the world’s most experienced chemical emergency response organizations. Read more...

 

October 30 - 

Ricardo-AEA to present at prestigious UK-China air quality symposium

Ricardo-AEA will be presenting at a prestigious UK-China air quality symposium taking place in Beijing next week (November 4-6). Read more...

 

October 28 - 

Ricardo-AEA to present on the circular economy at Scottish Cities Forum 2013

Director of Ricardo-AEA in Scotland, Jamie Pitcairn, will outline the role cities can play in helping to support a circular economy at the Scottish Cities Forum 2013 in Edinburgh tomorrow (29 October). Read more...

 

October 22 - 

Water efficiency expertise to be showcased at international conference

Ricardo-AEA will be well represented at the 7th International Water Association (IWA) specialist conference on the efficient use and management of water this week (22-25 October). Read more...

 

October 18 - 

Ricardo-AEA provides insights on fracking

Ricardo-AEA specialist consultant Dr Mark Broomfield provided insights on hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, at a Rushlight event in London last night (October 17th). Read more...

 

October 16 - 

Ricardo-AEA signs agreement on major new Thai environmental initiative

Agreement will see Ricardo-AEA working with the Mayor of Koh Samui Municipality to deliver the first ‘Green Island’ in Asia-Pacific Read more...

 

October 11 - 

Developing a reporting framework to be focus of final greenhouse gas reporting webinar

Ricardo-AEA will be hosting the final webinar in a series of free online events providing insights on mandatory greenhouse gas reporting later this month (October 23rd). Read more...

 

October 11 - 

Project to help Turkey adapt to climate change underway

A new project managed by Ricardo-AEA to help Turkey adapt to climate change carried out its first workshop in the city of Bursa last month. Read more...

 

October 8 - 

European Commission workshop to report on emerging low carbon technologies

Policy makers, researchers and businesses can find out how to accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy at a European Commission workshop taking place in Brussels later this month (22nd October). Read more...

 

September 19 - 

Webinar to provide insights on greenhouse gas reporting

Ricardo-AEA will be hosting the second webinar in a series of free online events focused on greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting legislation next week. Read more...

 

September 18 - 

International consortium led by Ricardo-AEA wins place on European framework

An international consortium led by Ricardo-AEA has been selected for a major European Commission air quality framework agreement worth around four million euros. Read more...

 

September 17 - 

Practice director to present at Gas to Power 2013

Ricardo-AEA’s practice director for energy and climate change Heather Haydock will provide insights on the role of gas within the UK energy mix at the Gas to Power 2013 conference today (September 17th). Read more...

 

September 9 - 

Major presence for Ricardo-AEA at RWM 2013

Ricardo-AEA will have a major presence at this week’s RWM 2013 event, both exhibiting and participating in five conference panel sessions. Read more...

 

August 27 - 

Webinar to provide practical advice for businesses on circular supply chains

Businesses can find out how to save money by moving towards more circular supply chains at a webinar on September 4th. Read more...

 

August 20 - 

Ricardo-AEA wins Riyadh waste management strategy contract

New contract awarded by ArRiyadh Development Authority involves development of an integrated waste management strategy. Read more...

 

July 8 - 

Ricardo-AEA to provide insights on electric vehicles at LowCVP conference

Ricardo-AEA will be providing insights on the life-cycle emissions of electric vehicles at a Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) event later this week. Read more...

 

July 2 - 

Ricardo-AEA led research informs UK Government’s climate change strategy

A major research programme led by Ricardo-AEA for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) will help to inform the policies described in a UK government report on adapting to the effects of climate change, which was laid before parliament yesterday. Read more...

 

July 1 - 

Webinar to provide advice on GHG emissions data collection

Companies can find out how to overcome the challenges associated with the collection of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data at a free webinar on July 17th. Read more...

 

June 28 - 

Ricardo-AEA provides insight on circular economy

Ricardo-AEA’s practice director for waste and resource efficiency Dr Adam Read will be joining thought leaders from the world of retail and waste management to provide insights on the circular economy at an online event today (June 28).  Read more...

 

June 26 - 

Ricardo-AEA joins high level panel on Energy from Waste

Ricardo-AEA will join a high level panel of experts to discuss how energy from waste can play an important role in decarbonising the economy at an ecoConnect Green in the City event in London tomorrow (27 June). Read more...

 

June 25 - 

Ricardo-AEA to present at Food Waste Scotland 2013

Director of Ricardo-AEA in Scotland, Jamie Pitcairn, will provide business perspectives on waste and waste management at the Food Waste 2013 Scotland conference in Edinburgh today (25 June).
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June 20 - 

Ricardo-AEA joins trade mission to India

Leading environmental consultancy Ricardo-AEA took part in a UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) mission to India earlier this month.
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June 19 - 

Senior resource efficiency and waste consultant joins Ricardo-AEA

Leading environmental consultancy Ricardo-AEA has further strengthened its resource efficiency and waste management practice following the appointment of a new principal consultant.  Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

June 14 - 

Ricardo-AEA grows in Scotland and launches new Glasgow office

Ricardo-AEA is enjoying further growth in Scotland and yesterday evening officially opened its new Scottish Head Office in Blythswood Square, Glasgow – a move that comes on the back of a successful year for the environmental consultant where major orders have been secured with the Scottish Government Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

June 13 - 

Ricardo-AEA provides key data to support new greenhouse gas reporting requirements

The UK Government’s Department for Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) launched its online greenhouse gas conversion factor repository website this week. Ricardo-AEA has been responsible for providing the emissions factors – a crucial element of the new mandatory reporting requirement – on which the new online system is based. Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

June 12 - 

Ricardo-AEA delivers keynote address at first International Waste and Secondary Resources Business Symposium

Ricardo-AEA’s practice director for resource efficiency and waste management will be delivering a keynote address at Queensland’s first International Waste and Secondary Resources Business Symposium today. Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

May 31 - 

Ricardo-AEA amongst panel of experts at major climate change adaptation conference

Ricardo-AEA’s Managing Director, Robert Bell will join a high profile panel of experts for the opening plenary session of the ‘Adaptation Strategies for European Cities’ final conference in Bonn, Germany on Monday 3 June.  Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

May 23 - 

Ricardo-AEA joins African countries at climate change workshop

Ricardo-AEA joined African countries at a workshop in South Africa earlier this month (May 7 - May 9) to share best practice on how to report the steps taken to tackle climate change.  Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

May 22 - 

Ricardo-AEA provides insights at UK’s largest renewable energy event

Ricardo-AEA will be providing insights on microgeneration at the UK’s largest renewable energy event today. Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

May 20 - 

Ricardo-AEA joins global waste management experts in South Africa

Ricardo-AEA’s Practice Director for waste and resource efficiency Dr Adam Read will join global waste management experts to address the IEA Bioenergy executive committee in South Africa tomorrow (May 21 2013). Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

May 17 - 

Ricardo-AEA leads climate change adaptation visit in Gibraltar

Ricardo-AEA senior consultant Nikki Kent led the second peer review visit for the ‘Adaptation Strategies for European Cities’ project in Gibraltar last week. Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

May 16 - 

Ricardo-AEA to speak at Future Electricity series conference

Ricardo-AEA’s practice director for energy and climate change Heather Haydock will be speaking at today’s Future Electricity series conference (May 16 2013). Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

May 13 - 

Ricardo-AEA reveals details of its support for the Kenya climate change action plan

Kenya’s National Climate Change Action Plan aims to guide the country along a climate resilient and low carbon development pathway. Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

May 10 - 

Ricardo-AEA provides insights on how to achieve Zero Waste in Wales

Ricardo-AEA will join a high profile panel at a Policy Forum for Wales seminar in Cardiff on Monday to provide insights on how to achieve the goal of zero waste in Wales. Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

May 9 - 

Ricardo-AEA at the 13th Annual Waste Conference in Australia

Ricardo-AEA’s Practice Director for Waste and Resource Efficiency, Dr Adam Read, delivered two seminars at the Annual Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Conference in New South Wales (NSW), Australia last week (May 2nd 2013). Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

May 8 - 

Ricardo-AEA presents evidence to Energy and Climate Change Committee

Ricardo-AEA will present evidence to the Energy and Climate Change Committee’s third session on energy prices, profits and poverty tomorrow morning. Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

May 1 - 

Ricardo-AEA provides important study on low-carbon technologies for Committee on Climate Change

Ricardo-AEA prepared an important study on the lifecycle emissions of low-carbon technologies for the latest Committee on Climate Change report on reducing the UK’s carbon footprint and managing competitiveness risks. Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

April 30 - 

Ricardo-AEA facilitates workshop in Brussels to help support EU climate change adaptation strategy

Ricardo-AEA is facilitating a workshop in Brussels today to help support the EU climate change adaptation strategy launched this week. Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

April 29 - 

Ricardo-AEA awarded major Saudi air quality contract

Flagship three year project will help improve air quality in Riyadh, capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

April 22 - 

Powering ahead – the take-up of electric cars

Ricardo-AEA has produced a report for the RAC Foundation and the UK Petroleum Industry Association that provides an analysis of the predictions made in 14 other major studies for the take-up of low carbon cars in the UK. Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

April 22 - 

European Environment Agency (EEA) works with Ricardo-AEA on energy efficiency report

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 2020. Read more...

 

In 2010, European households consumed almost 13 percent more energy than two decades ago and generated 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. This is a trend that must be reversed if the EU is to reach its goal of reducing primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 20

April 17 - 

Ricardo-AEA contributes to major new publication on shale gas

Leading environmental consultancy Ricardo-AEA has contributed to an important new book on shale gas published this week. Read more...

 

April 17 - 

The NCEC hosts 6th annual Hazmat event

Around 100 senior officials from the police, fire and rescue services came together to share best practice on how to manage hazardous materials at the 6th Annual Hazmat Event in Nottingham last month. Read more...

 

March 28 - 

Ricardo-AEA helps judge National Environmental Awards

Ricardo-AEA joined industry leaders from across the environmental sector in a panel of judges at the Sustain’ Magazine Awardsthis month. Read more...

 

March 27 - 

Ricardo-AEA report published by DECC provides evidence base on CHP for Government’s heat strategy

A Ricardo-AEA report on the potential for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) in the UK has been published this week by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) as part of an evidence base supporting the Government’s Heat Strategy. Read more...

 

March 26 - 

Ricardo-AEA helps launch renewable energies programme to support local businesses in Northern Ireland

Ricardo-AEA helped to launch a new business support programme for local businesses in Northern Ireland this month. Read more...

 

March 19 - 

Ricardo-AEA joins international consortium to help Chile develop an Emissions Trading System

Ricardo-AEA joined a global consortium of experts in climate change policy commissioned by the World Bank to make recommendations on how to implement a greenhouse gas Emissions Trading System (ETS) in Chile. Read more...

 

March 18 - 

Future low carbon vehicles ‘offer prospect of cash savings for drivers’

Ricardo-AEA and Cambridge Econometrics, aimed to analyse the economic impacts of decarbonizing light duty vehicles. Read more...

 

March 12 - 

Ricardo-AEA supports joint Citi & IFC climate finance event


Over 100 senior level speakers and delegates from a range of industries came together to debate how best to meet the challenges of mobilising international investment in clean technologies, in an event organised by Citi and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, supported by environmental consultancy Ricardo-AEA.  Read more...

 

March 11 - 

Ricardo-AEA knowledge leader to chair opening session of IPA’s flagship Power Scotland conference

Ricardo-AEA’s renewable energy knowledge leader Colin McNaught will chair the opening session of the Industrial and Power Association’s (IPA) flagship annual conference taking place in East Kilbride tomorrow (March 12). Read more...

 

March 7 - 

Ricardo-AEA hosts Vietnamese government delegation

Ricardo-AEA hosted a high level delegation from Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) during its visit to the UK from Wednesday 30th January to Friday 1st February 2013. Read more...

 

March 6 - 

Ricardo-AEA plays key role in consortium awarded Scottish Government-funded contract

The consortium – led by the Energy Saving Trust (EST) in partnership with Ricardo-AEA – will provide a new one-stop advice service to help Scottish organisations reduce energy, water and raw materials costs, under this £3 million per year contract awarded by Zero Waste Scotland. Read more...

 

March 5 - 

Ricardo-AEA provides expert insight on natural gas at first EU-Norway Energy conference

Ricardo-AEA’s energy and climate change practice director Heather Haydock is joining a high level panel to provide expertise on natural gas at the first EU-Norway Energy Conference in Brussels today. Read more...

 

February 26 - 

Ricardo-AEA validates the last CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Performance League Table

Leading environmental consultancy Ricardo-AEA has validated the 2011/12 CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Performance League Table (PLT) published by the Environment Agency today. Read more...

 

February 19 - 

Mandatory carbon reporting: Transport emissions crucial says Ricardo-AEA

Leading environmental consultancy Ricardo-AEA is advising companies preparing for new carbon reporting rules to act on transport emissions or risk damaging their corporate reputation. Read more...

 

February 18 - 

Ricardo-AEA to lead a workshop in Ancona, Italy to help European cities adapt to climate change

Ricardo-AEA will help European cities adapt to climate change in a workshop in Ancona, this week. Read more...

 

January 31 - 

Environmental policy initiatives see Ricardo-AEA grow in Scotland

Leading environmental consultancy Ricardo-AEA has grown by around 20 percent in Scotland over the past year. Read More...

 

January 25 - 

Report on carbon capture helps Sumitomo Corporation to expand its business'

Market insight and projections provided by Ricardo-AEA have helped one of Japan’s biggest companies, Sumitomo, to set up a new business venture, which is due to be launched later this year. Read More...

 

January 23 - 

Ricardo-AEA to help give some of the poorest and most climate vulnerable countries a voice at global climate change talks

Ricardo-AEA will be delivering an eight week e-learning course in partnership with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) to help the poorest and most vulnerable countries make their voices heard in global climate change talks. Read More...

 

January 11 - 

Ricardo-AEA presenting at the Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting

Ricardo-AEA’s Transport Practice Director, Sujith Kollamthodi, will be presenting at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Transport Research Board (TRB), which is being held from 13-17 January in Washington DC. Read More...


December 18 - 

New report suggests EU transport targets should focus efforts to further reduce environmental impacts

Ricardo-AEA was a significant contributor to ‘The Transport and Environment Reporting Mechanism (TERM) 2012’, the flagship transport report that was published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) in November. Read more...

 

December 11 - 

NCEC awarded new contracts

The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), part of Ricardo-AEA, has recently been successful in bidding for a number of new projects. Read More...


December 10 - 

Ricardo-AEA leads first coaching session for the EU Cities Adapt project in Gibraltar

A project set up to help European cities adapt to climate change has carried out its first coaching session in Gibraltar. The EU Cities Adapt project, which is funded by the European Commission, aims to raise awareness throughout Europe of the importance of preparing for climate change in cities, share best practice and develop supporting guidance on adaptation. Read More...

 

December 7 - 

Ricardo-AEA’s study identifies clear opportunities for cutting carbon emissions and lowering the operating costs associated with HGVs

Ricardo-AEA was commissioned by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership to conduct a high-profile study to identify the opportunities to overcome barriers to the uptake of low emission technologies and fuels for Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs). The project was completed to a very tight timescale and the final report, which was presented to Stephen Hammond MP, Minister for Transport, has received very positive feedback . Read More...

 

December 6 - 

Ricardo-AEA wins contract to manage UK Combined Heat and Power Quality Assurance programme

The UK’s Combined Heat and Power Quality Assurance (CHPQA) programme is a robust and auditable accreditation methodology for assessing and certifying the country’s combined heat and power schemes. The former AEA Europe developed and implemented the programme and has managed it under previous contracts with UK Government departments. This work will be continued by the same team within Ricardo-AEA under the new contract revealed today. Read more ...

 

November 29 - 

Ricardo-AEA commissioned to work on a project with the Committee on Climate Change

Ricardo-AEA’s energy and climate change experts are to undertake research on the current and life cycle emissions (LCEs)  of key low carbon technologies and alternatives as part of a new project for the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). Read More...


November 23 - 

Ricardo-AEA Presents award at the annual CHPA awards dinner

Ricardo-AEA’ s Business Manager for  Combined Heat and Power (CHP) , Heat and Carbon Capture & Storage area, Mahmoud Abu-Ebid,  presented one of the main awards at the annual Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) conference dinner in London, earlier this month. Read more...

 

November 9 - 

Ricardo-AEA to speak at the Base Glasgow conference

Ricardo-AEA’s Jamie Pitcairn will be speaking about resource efficiency in the workplace at the Base Glasgow conference in Scotland on November 13th 2012. Read more ...

 

November 8 - 

Ricardo acquires AEA Europe

Ricardo has announced today that it has acquired the business, operating assets and employees engaged in the business of AEA Technology Plc (in administration) (“AEA Europe”), for a total cash consideration of £18.0 million. Read more ...