The renewable energy and clean technology sector is growing internationally and exporting can undoubtedly open up new opportunities to grow your business. At the REA we have a wealth of experience in the sector and the international expertise to get you started. Our consultation offer will help you uncover the opportunities and engage with the right projects for a competitive fee. We have a range of services covered from market research, sector reports, route to market guidance, relationship development, logistic support and more.

Please see the menu below for the services we offer and contact [email protected] for a free first consultation meeting to discuss your requirements.

  1. Research and Report

High-level country report

  • 1 hour consultation to define the report brief i.e. which sector/technologies, which country/regions, which market segment(s), understand the company, product/service, market and competition
  • Research into the target market(s) utilising the REA policy team, local contacts, internet, Chambers of Commerce, trade bodies, conference and exhibition guides and other sources where appropriate
  • Report production with conclusions on the size of the market, the opportunity and challenges, competition, policy overview

In depth country report

 Providing a comprehensive market analysis and potential export strategy. The report we will encompass the following activities:

  • Detailed market analysis
  • Explore routes to market, identify potential recruits, distributors, or agents
  • Identify potential customers, distributors, authorities, influencers
  • Define regulatory requirements and identify key departments
  • Identify a marketing strategy
  • Identify potential contacts
  • Assess potential challenges and pitfalls

The final report includes:

  • Detailed analysis of the market
  • Conclusions on the size of the market
  • Opportunities and challenges
  • SWOT analysis
  • Defined routes to market with details on potential distributors, agents or recruits
  • Detailed recommendations and proposed strategy including time frames, the investment required and potential returns

  1. Training and Placements

REA provide training programmes specifically designed for trading in the UK’s renewable energy and clean technology sector. The training programme is developed to deliver transferable skills including sales strategies; exporting and importing; identifying and prioritising target markets; deciding, establishing, and managing routes to market; customer service across borders; building customer confidence and closing the deal; technology specific skills and more. Training can be offered both online and in-person:

  • One to one training or mentoring
  • Group training from one hour to a few days
  • Developing easy access reusable materials such as videos for popular topics

Our in-house placement offers limited opportunity to gain experience in the front line of UK renewable and clean tech development.

  • Secondment opportunities to work closely with our policy team
  • Various internship and placements. Limitations

  1. UK bid application support

We offer advice on applications for funds for UK grant and support programmes using the following steps:

  • Identify the available support and how to apply or bid
  • Conduct a feasibility report to explore the advantages and weakness of your business against the specific application
  • Advice on application/bid

  1. Trade connections

Targeted introductions for making vital connections to elevate your business, our bespoke matchmaking service is result driven and focused on the mutual benefits for all parties involved. The REA network includes:

  • Experts from our 500+ member organisations representing the best UK manufacturers, developers, service providers and investors
  • Key regulator and policymakers from technology-specific task forces and strategic government departments
  • Official governmental trade bodies from a selection of international markets
  • Potential buyers, investors, and supply chain both in and outside of the UK

  1. International Recruitment

The REA has a professional team based in London who are experienced in international trade for renewable energy and clean technologies. REA can provide essential logistic support especially for international companies that may not have representatives in the UK market. The offer includes:

  • Inward and outward processing
  • Hiring and talent sourcing
  • Providing short-term representation in the UK

  1. Trade Delegation and Missions

The REA provides an ideal platform to facilitate trade activities. We provide online events that transcend the physical barriers and in-person delegations to help close deals.

  • REA has participated in many overseas delegations, we have strong relationships with many international organisations, and we are one of the go-to agencies for low carbon business inquiries for the Department of International Trade, UK
  • The REA’s central London office is an ideal venue for hosting delegations looking to understand what the UK can offer
  • In-person or online international events to provide efficient, simple solutions to start the conversation and understand a new market/technologies

  1. Conference Appearances

The REA has many industry leaders and policy experts within our team and membership, they are experienced presenters who can bring the latest development on net-zero to add value to your theme, with a particular emphasis on international business and cooperation. Some of our expertise are:

  • Biomass energy for heat and power
  • Liquid and gaseous renewable transport fuels
  • Hydrogen and biogas production and utilisation
  • Energy from waste
  • Energy storage and smart systems
  • Deep geothermal
  • Solar PV
  • Electric vehicle charging and infrastructure development
  • Wave and tidal energy
  • Financial, legal and other services to the renewable energy sector

  1. Ad hoc Service for all Other Enquires

We take pride in designing our consultation service to match our clients’ needs and expectations and provide the latest developments from the net-zero sector, the ad-hoc service we offer is focused on the clients’ requirements and is constantly updated to provide the best outcome. A few examples:

  • Find suppliers for products and services from the UK and other countries
  • Participation in the international project as a consortium member or as a subcontractor to increase the chance of winning
  • We work with our members to develop specialised service such as financial modelling and sales support with Almax & Partners

All service are subject to terms and conditions, please contact [email protected] for any enquires. 

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