Permit management for a coal-fired power plant, Germany

Permit management for a coal-fired power plant, Germany

Following a comparison of sites, for three locations, Fichtner undertook all permit management functions for the coal-fired power plant in Wilhelmshaven on behalf of the client. Key activities are holding consultations with regulatory agencies, tendering for and awarding contracts for expert appraisals, preparing scoping hearings, drawing up and coordinating permit applications, preparing for and conducting official hearings, and overseeing monitoring programs. During construction and commissioning, Fichtner tracked compliance with the permit conditions.

Our services

  • Permit management and oversight of technical planning
  • Compiling scoping papers and conducting scoping hearings
  • Coordinating land-use plan procedures
  • Tendering for and selecting expert assessors
  • Reviewing expert appraisals
  • Coordinating official hearings
  • Drawing up and updating a series of applications under the German Pollution Control Act (BImSchG) and Water Management Act (WHG)
  • Evaluation of and responding to comments and opinion reports
  • Preparing for and conducting official hearings

Technical data

  • Coal-fired power plants of the 800 MW class


GDF SUEZ Energie Deutschland AG, Berlin, Germany