Selected Project Examples

Throughout the globe, we ensure that challenging and complex projects proceed without a hitch. Our engineers and consultants are at work across all disciplines in currently over 100 countries worldwide.

Owner’s engineering for Wilhelmshaven Coal-Fired Power Plant, Germany

Owner’s engineering for Wilhelmshaven Coal-Fired Power Plant, Germany
To expand the generating capacity of GDF Suez, this 800 MW ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plant has been planned in close proximity to the North Sea port of Wilhelmshaven. As lead consultant, Fichtner renders engineering services for more than 30 lots in the areas of “civil engineering”, “cooling water”, “balance of plant” and “coal handling”. These range from conceptual design through participation in contract award and up to detail engineering and site supervision. Further, the complete permitting process is handled by Fichtner.

Our services

  • Feasibility studies
  • Conceptual design
  • Drawing up tender documents
  • Participation in contract award
  • Follow-up of contracts / design review
  • Detail design
  • Site supervision
  • Permit engineering

Technical data

  • Generation capacity: 800 MWe
  • Net efficiency: 46%
  • Ultra-supercritical steam parameters: 261 bar/600°C


GDF SUEZ Energie Deutschland AG, Berlin, Germany