Technical consultancy and manufacturing

Ricardo is a global strategic, technical and environmental consultancy. It is also a specialist niche manufacturer of high performance products. The company employs over 2,100 professional engineers, consultants and scientists who are committed to delivering outstanding projects focused on class-leading innovation in our core product areas of engine, transmission, vehicle, hybrid and electrical systems, environmental forecasting and impact analysis.

Our activities cover a range of market sectors including passenger car, commercial vehicle, rail, defence, motorsport, motorcycle, off-highway, marine, clean energy and power generation and government. Our client list includes the world’s major transportation original equipment manufacturers, supply chain organisations, energy companies, financial institutions and government agencies.

Wind Energy Engineering Consultancy

What we offer

Ricardo provides rigorous and validated processes originating from the automotive field to deliver improved clean energy and power generation systems. This includes:
•Market analysis and due diligence
•Research, development and innovation, including “blue-skies” thinking
•Concept engineering
•Detailed design
•Production engineering
•Test programme and test rig design
•Production set-up support and quality control
•Operational support and product optimization

Key benefits of using Ricardo as a development partner:
•Acceleration of technology development, cost reduction and delivery programmes
•Product innovation and system integration – particularly for early-stage technologies
•“Through-life” component performance improvement, analysis and testing
•Support to improve production processes, including design for manufacture and quality control
•Fast identification of engineering solutions, including “blue-skies” thinking and innovation
•R&D collaboration on company and industry wide basis
•Detailed understanding of the market challenges, policy drivers and opportunities

What we are looking for

We wish to form partnerships with designers, developers and manufacturers of wind energy solutions. Our role is to provide technical support at various stages in the innovation process.


  • wind turbine manufacturers
  • wind turbine component suppliers
  • offshore
  • fuel cells

Collaboration sought

  • Research, Technological alliance


Market Sector Director, Clean Energy and Power Generation

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