Ricardo Energy & Environment has been selected by Scottish Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise and Scottish Development International to support Scottish companies to implement innovative renewable energy solutions around the world.

Ricardo Energy & Environment’s experience

For over 40 years, Ricardo Energy & Environment’s experts have been at the centre of the development of the renewable energy industry and have unique technical and international experience. Our recent work includes providing advice to develop energy systems in Scotland, and supporting international clients on energy generation and network solutions in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean and South America.  This experience and knowledge is being directly applied to support Scottish companies in developing their commercial offerings for small island countries or island networks around the world.

Over the last 16 years, Ricardo Energy & Environment has worked in nearly 100 countries and on over 1,500 projects. Much of this work is relevant to this project as it involved providing energy access to remote communities and islands.

Ricardo Energy & Environment’s international experience covers projects on behalf of the leading international development agencies, including:

Key Team Members

Simon Morris Account Manager

Simon has 14 years’ experience working in the energy sector and is based in Glasgow. He provides technical advice on small and medium scale renewable energy systems, particularly wind, hydro and grid solutions. He has also assessed the potential for local energy system solutions in Ireland.

Gregor Hogg Account Manager

Gregor has extensive experience in the feasibility studies for renewable energy systems. This includes site appraisal/selection; resource assessment; technology selection and scheme design; planning requirements (proximity to sensitive receptors, environmental design, radar and communications etc.). Gregor has also worked on development of a number of innovative energy systems and technologies.

As an Account Manager Gregor will be the first point of contact for the member companies assigned to him, setting up and delivering the agreed programme of support for each of these companies, including organising and attending quarterly meetings with the clusters.

Jemma Howland Project Manager

Jemma has been a project manager for over 21 years and has a wealth of project management skills specialising in energy and environment projects. Her depth of experience comes from working on several UK Government Programmes, European Commission and private clients.

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