Ricardo is a global sustainability consultancy. We help our clients solve some of the world’s most complex environmental challenges and provide governments, public agencies and businesses with leading analysis, advice and data. We help our clients with their policy, investment and operational decisions and with their practical implementation, adding value by enabling them to maximise their impact, reduce cost and minimise risk.

The energy team at Ricardo specialises in providing innovative, practical and deliverable solutions for the energy sector, with emphasis on the power sector. The strength of our team lies in our ability to combine strategic, financial / economic and technical advice as an integrated consultancy service aligned with national and regional requirements.

Our energy experts have a wealth of experience and expertise gained from working on over 400 energy projects in 90 countries around the world with specific strengths in:

  • Power sector investment planning
  • Renewable electricity and heat
  • Energy storage
  • Transmission, distribution and smart grids
  • Community energy
  • International electricity markets
  • Industry regulation.

We have delivered over 25 projects in Sub-Saharan Africa across a client base that includes a combination of power developers, utilities, regulators, governments, and international donor agencies. Our African experience covers the grid, mini-grid, and off-grid sub-sectors.

We are supporting developers of power projects for the full duration of the project lifecycle, from the initial inception and market review, through to economic and financial analysis, procurement support and providing implementation support – such as technical and financial due diligence.


Ricardo sponsored AIX: Power & Renewables 2019