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Ricardo study reveals how balance of technology can deliver clean transport in EU
12 Jun 2018

Ricardo study reveals how balance of technology can deliver clean transport in EU

A new study published today uses the SULTAN transport modelling tool, developed by Ricardo, to analyse how clean fuels, electric vehicle powertrains and increased vehicle efficiency can combine to support the EU’s low-carbon mobility targets Read more
Update to UK Government GHG conversion factors
8 Jun 2018

Update to UK Government GHG conversion factors

The UK Government GHG conversion factors annual update has come out today. Ricardo Energy & Environment has generated the factors, as it has done since they were first introduced. Each year new factors are added in response to market requests while existing factors are updated to reflect changes in approach, method or underlying data. Read more
The evolution of the civic amenity site – more than just recycling?
4 Jun 2018

The evolution of the civic amenity site – more than just recycling?

The following scenario illustrates how I see the evolution of household waste recycling centres, demonstrating just some of the ways we advise our local authority clients on how they can increase recycling rates, generate income and benefit the local community. Read more
Ricardo’s real-world driving emissions database surpasses 250,000 vehicles
23 May 2018

Ricardo’s real-world driving emissions database surpasses 250,000 vehicles

Following an extensive programme of on-road vehicle emissions measurement, Ricardo can today announce that it has measured its 250,000th vehicle. Read more
Ricardo proud to support launch of C40’s Climate Action Planning Africa Programme
15 May 2018

Ricardo proud to support launch of C40’s Climate Action Planning Africa Programme

Ricardo Energy & Environment experts have collaborated with C40 in the development of an ambitious new programme launched in Lagos today to support 9 sub-Saharan megacities – Accra, Addis Ababa, Cape Town, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Durban, Johannesburg, Lagos and Tshwane – to deliver bold climate action under the Paris Agreement Read more
How can we make science-based targets even better?
10 May 2018

How can we make science-based targets even better?

In the grand scheme of things science-based targets are a relatively new concept. They were around for the Paris Agreement in 2015 but have really taken off since the signing. But how do we know that they are going to work, and what can businesses do to make sure their targets are achievable and cost effective? Read more
Ricardo awarded ‘most complete’ inventory for UK emissions reporting
10 May 2018

Ricardo awarded ‘most complete’ inventory for UK emissions reporting

Ricardo Energy & Environment has been recognized for compiling the most complete emissions inventory within a field of 40 by the United Nations Task Force on Emission Inventories and Projections (TFEIP) Read more
The rise of the Super Refuse Collection Vehicle
3 May 2018

The rise of the Super Refuse Collection Vehicle

The waste industry is constantly evolving as we tackle the ever increasing range of challenges posed by environmental issues, energy efficiency, safety, productivity and financial constraints. Is it only a matter of time before we see an autonomous electric powered Refuse Collection Vehicles roaming our streets? Read more
Webinar to show importance of early planning for EV charging infrastructure
23 Apr 2018

Webinar to show importance of early planning for EV charging infrastructure

Following the recent and highly successful Ricardo webinar aimed at helping commercial vehicle fleet operators plan for electrification, the next in the series will focus on the strategic choices involved in planning EV charging infrastructure. Read more
Ricardo innovative grid expertise helps community build renewable generation
11 Apr 2018

Ricardo innovative grid expertise helps community build renewable generation

Innovative grid connection solution by Ricardo unlocks 350kW hydropower scheme on the River Avich – which is predicted to provide £1.2 million worth of energy benefits to the local community over the next 20 years Read more
Here’s what you need to know to stay ahead of the water discharge regulations
10 Apr 2018

Here’s what you need to know to stay ahead of the water discharge regulations

One area that it is easy to overlook during your expansion is the impact it can have on environmental permits which are currently in place. Read more
A refined set of GHG inventory guidelines for 2019
9 Apr 2018

A refined set of GHG inventory guidelines for 2019

Blog by GHG experts, John Watterson and Glen Thistlethwaite, on Ricardo's contribution to the 2019 Refinement of GHG inventory guidelines for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Read more