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A wastewater treatment plant becomes a power plant

Find out in our latest blog post how the wastewater treatment plant in San Salvador contributes to the energy supply through an innovative concept. Discover how renewable electricity is generated during wastewater treatment and the benefits this brings for the environment and plant operation.

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New: Blog post on the topic of EU taxonomy

The EU taxonomy serves as a classification system for sustainable economic sectors, providing a definitive guide to what can be considered “green” economic activities, a term that previously lacked a clear definition. This article explains the various facets of the EU taxonomy in a comprehensible manner, and also highlights Fichtner's role in this context.

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Further Support for TenneT in Grid Expansion

With the ProVAN framework agreement, Fichtner is supporting TenneT TSO GmbH in implementing important components of the energy transition and ensuring that higher power capacities can be transmitted over longer distances in future. ProVAN is the sum of many grid expansion projects in Germany. Depending on requirements and project progress, Fichtner’s range of services in…

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Success for Fichtner and our Middle Eastern client

Our strategic reorganization of the Project Management Office and implementation of strategic project management practices led to a significant enhancement in project execution and efficiency. This remarkable achievement earned us the prestigious PMI Award for Project Excellence, underscoring the transformative impact of strategic planning and effective communication.

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Fichtner Americas: Our new online presence for Latin America

Discover our new website for Latin America! Learn about our extensive experience and our focus areas on the American continent and gain insight into selected projects in the region. There you will find all Fichtner office locations in the region as well as the contact details of our representatives for Latin America – all in both Spanish and English.

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Fichtner at HYDRO 2023 in Edinburgh

Join us at HYDRO 2023 Conference at the Edinburgh International Congress Centre, Scotland, from 16th to 18th October 2023 and visit us at our booth (number 207). In addition, the experts from our UK subsidiary Fichtner Consulting Engineers and Fichtner Head Office provide interesting insights into topical issues.

Fichtner continues to innovate in the hydropower sector by…

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FICHTNER CONNECTED – Our New Corporate Blog with Annual Report

Our new corporate blog FICHTNER CONNECTED is online – and with it our 2022 annual report. Fichtner has taken the milestone of its 100th anniversary as an opportunity to look ahead and take another step towards the future. To this end, we are breaking with cherished “traditions” and integrating the printed annual report into the new corporate blog for communication reasons…

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Fichtner now also in Frankfurt am Main

With the newly opened office in a central location at Eschenheimer Turm in Frankfurt, we are now also present in the Rhine-Main region. All Fichtner Group companies can operate from this location, which is also available as a project office for projects in the surrounding area. With this new office location, Fichtner is continuing its growth strategy to be close to its…

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Relocation of the Fichtner Office in Cologne

We have also been supporting our clients in the Rhine-Ruhr region for decades. Five years ago, we decided to move closer to our clients in the region and set up an office in Cologne with local staff.

What started out as an “Industrial Clients Project Department” with a focus on process engineering is now growing into a fully-fledged Fichtner location, featuring not only…

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Partner network for a greenhouse gas-neutral industrial future

Fichtner is now a partner in the Cluster Decarbonisation of Industry (CDI), which sees itself as a provider of ideas and multiplier for the transformation process of industry towards climate neutrality in industry.

As an engineering and planning company in the energy industry, we are making an important contribution to the efforts of German industry to become CO₂-neutral…

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Fichtner now also in Frankfurt am Main

With the newly opened office in a central location at Eschenheimer Turm in Frankfurt, we are now also present in the Rhine-Main region. All Fichtner Group companies can operate from this location, which is also available as a project office for projects in the surrounding area. With this new office location, Fichtner is continuing its growth strategy to be close to its…

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Green Ammonia Production Plants for Southern Europe, South America and Africa

Fichtner and Proton Ventures are conducting a feasibility study for a multinational energy corporation for green hydrogen/ammonia production facilities at various locations throughout the world. The feasibility study will define the feasibility of a green ammonia production plant in Southern Europe, as well as explore other locations in South America and Africa.

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Reinforcement for the Group

The engineering and planning firm Lange GmbH & Co. KG becomes a member of the Fichtner Group. Fichtner, one of the leading independent engineering and consulting companies in the fields of Energy, Renewable Energies & Environment, Water & Infrastructure as well as Consulting & IT, has acquired 100 percent of the Lange engineering and planning firm based in Moers. Effective…

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Fichtner Among the Best Management Consultants in the Energy Industry

The Handelsblatt Research Institute (HRI) has identified the most renowned consulting firms in 22 consulting fields. In addition to the industry giants, which are represented in several categories, the HRI analysis has identified numerous specialists of great renown. Fichtner was voted one of the best management consultants in the energy industry as Top Consultancy 2022.

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Certificate of Honor on the Company's Anniversary

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Stuttgart Region, represented by its President Marjoke Breuning and its Chief Executive Johannes Schmalzl, congratulates Fichtner on the company's anniversary and awards the honorary certificate of the CCI in recognition of its achievements for the benefit of the local economy.

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Fichtner and Arup forms joint venture

Fichtner has entered a joint venture (JV) with Built environment consultancy Arup, to provide project services for the NeuConnect Interconnector which will directly link UK and German electricity grids for the first time.

 

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Public-Private Partnership in Dams – Stakeholders’ Workshop

On 31 January 2022 a workshop was held on the newly initiated project ‘Public-Private Participation in Dams’ in Saudi Arabia, organized by the Saudi Water Participation Company (SWPC) in Riyadh.

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Disused quarries to be repurposed for pumped storage hydro scheme

Together with our British subsidiary Fichtner Consulting Engineers Ltd. we have been contracted by Quarry Battery Company Ltd. to support their 100 MW pumped storage hydro development in Wales. The scheme envisages the connection of two disused quarries with storage volumes of up to 1.3 million m³ and a height difference of some 300 m by waterways and a powerhouse with…

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Addition of data centers to our portfolio of mission critical facilities

In the era of digitalization, the growth of data centers will be further accelerated. Data Centers consume a lot of electricity to provide IT and cloud services mainly for the data processing, delivery, and storage.

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Vietnam: Five successful on- and offshore wind energy projects reach commercial operation

Before the expiry of the guaranteed feed-in-tariff on October 31, 2021, all five projects supported by Fichtner as Owner’s Engineer reach commercial operation.

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Fichtner supports TenneT power transmission projects

TenneT TSO GmbH awarded Fichtner with a framework contract called “ProVAN2” for 14 power transmission projects. The framework contract covers services in the areas of approval, project preparation, project execution and construction supervision of overhead lines for onshore projects within the entire TenneT grid area in Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony, Hesse and Bavaria.

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Accredited Wind & Site Assessments

We are pleased to announce that in February 2021 Fichtner GmbH & Co. KG obtained from DAkkS accreditation according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018 for various services in the field of wind and site assessment.

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Agreement for the construction of an offshore wind power project in Taiwan

Fichtner is proud to have supported Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) as technical advisor for their co-invest together with Cathay Private Equity in the 605 MW Greater Changhua 1 Offshore Wind Farm. We are also very pleased to continue providing technical advice to CDPQ as owner’s engineer during the construction phase.

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World´s largest PV offshore floating plant is completed and online

After 16 months of construction, the Changhua 181 MWp off-shore floating photovoltaic (PV) plant located on Taiwan’s west coast and developed by Chenya Energy has been completed. On this project, Fichtner provided Technical Advisory Services to Marubeni during an M&A process.

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The Fichtner Group’s engineering and consultancy expertise is in demand for realization of complex projects. What we undertake for our clients on a daily basis is illustrated by the following examples.