With a technically convincing proposal as well as with the support from our parent company, Tractebel, Lahmeyer International has won a major project in Indonesia.
GKW Consult GmbH, with its head office in Mannheim, is again part of the Lahmeyer Group, and therefore now part of the Lahmeyer parent company, TRACTEBEL, based in Brussels. With effect from 25th of May 2016, 100% of the shares of GKW Consult have been transferred to Lahmeyer Holding.
At the end of April 2016, Dr. Till Backhaus, Minister for Agriculture, the Environment and Consumer Protection of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, took part in a commissioning ceremony for the new Ryck Flood Barrage in Greifswald.
As of 1 May 2016, Michael Stephan assumes both positions of Commercial Director of Lahmeyer International GmbH and of CFO of the Lahmeyer Group. Up to now, he was CFO of ENGIE Deutschland AG. Michael Stephan succeeds Markus Auer who leaves the company at his own request and changes to a consulting company also operating on an international scale.
On March 8th Lahmeyer Hydroprojekt, headquartered in Weimar in Germany, acquired 100 % of the Magdeburg-based Spezialbau Engineering GmbH.
At the beginning of March, Lahmeyer participated at ASIA 2016 in Vientiane in Laos. Together with our colleagues from Tractebel in Brussels and Tractebel France Lahmeyer jointly represented at the Sixth International Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower Development.
On behalf of the Water Resources Project Preparation Facility (WRPPF) within the Ministry of Irrigation Lahmeyer International is analysing flood hazards in Nepal. Lahmeyer is active in this project together with its long-standing Nepalese partner company Total Management Services.
Lahmeyer International is preparing a feasibility study for the Thakot Hydropower Project in Pakistan in association with local partners. The project on the Indus River will have an installed capacity between 2,000 MW and 2,500 MW.
On 7th November 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Baglihar HEP Stage II in North India. With the commissioning of Stage II, the operator has added another 450 MW to the scheme.
The CEO of Lahmeyer International Dr. Bernd Kordes was elected to the FIDIC Executive Committee on 15 September in Dubai.
Lahmeyer Consulting Engineers Tanzania Ltd. was presented a 2015/2016 Top 100 Mid-Sized Company Award.
The first major storage-type hydropower project in Nepal is planned to be constructed west of Kathmandu at Tanahu. It will substantially increase the firm capacity of the national generation system, and thus stabilise electricity supplies. Lahmeyer International will be providing guidance and support to the project over a twelve year period. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is financing 100% of these consulting services.
From 21th to 26th July 2015 the capital of Angola will be hosting the 32nd FILDA (Feira Internacional de Luanda), which is considered the country’s most important multi-sector trade fair. This year, a delegation of German economic experts, headed by the Parliamentary State Secretary Brigitte Zypries, will visit the fair.
The 25th ICOLD Annual Meeting & Congress (International Commission on Large Dams) took place from 13-20 June in Stavanger, Norway. Experts from the Lahmeyer Group companies Lahmeyer International, Lahmeyer Hydroprojekt, and Hidro Dizayn as well as from Tractebel Engineering participated in the congress.
Tractebel Engineering and Lahmeyer International jointly at Power-Gen Europe 2015 in Amsterdam, Hall 2 Stand B3
In December 2014, Tractebel Engineering acquired the Lahmeyer Group. Lahmeyer now is an independent business unit of Tractebel Engineering, and thus also part of the GDF SUEZ Group, recently renamed ENGIE.
The Uganda Energy Credit Capitalisation Company (UECCC) promotes investments in the renewable energy sector in Uganda with support from KfW. Under the programme “Early Stage Transaction Advisory Services“, the UECCC follows the new approach to bring together government resources, investors, and development aid partners (e.g. KfW).
On March 10-12, wind energy specialists from all over the world will meet in Copenhagen on the occasion of the EWEA OFFSHORE 2015. Tractebel Engineering and Lahmeyer International, subsidiaries of the GDF SUEZ Group, will present their expanded range of services together in Halle C1 at Stand B3.
There is great potential for hydropower in Indonesia, and this natural resource is to be increasingly utilised for power generation in the future. New hydropower plants are to be built, with the support of international development banks and private developers/investors, and for this purpose Lahmeyer International is preparing feasibility studies for three projects.
In order to make the German grid fit for transition to renewable energy, there will be a considerable need for grid extension and modernization over the next ten years. Powerful connections are required to cover the high transmission demand from north to south.
GDF SUEZ Group today announced the completion of the acquisition of Lahmeyer through its subsidiary Tractebel Engineering (Belgium), as announced by the Group on September 15th 2014.
Angola is undertaking an extensive investment programme in order to solve the country's energy supply problems. In the long term, the government is aiming to export electricity. The opening of the river diversion for the Laúca Hydropower Project in early September by the President of the Republic of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos, marked a significant step forward.
The inauguration of the new Paravani Weir and Hydropower Plant on 11 October 2014, in the Georgian province of Samstkhe-Javakheti, was attended by high-ranking guests including the Prime Minister of Georgia (Mr. Irakli Garibaşvili), the Georgian Minister of Energy (Mr. Kakha Kaladze) and the Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources (Mr. Taner Yıldız).
From 14 to 15 October, 2014 power plant technology experts from the areas of industry, research and science, will meet in Dresden on the occasion of the Colloquium of Power Plant Technology.
On September 23 to 26, 2014 onshore and offshore specialists will meet on the occasion of the WindEnergy in Hamburg. Lahmeyer International will present its range of services in Hall B 4 at Stand EG.301
September 15, 2014 Today Capiton announces the sale of Lahmeyer Group to Tractebel Engineering, a GDF SUEZ Group company.
In early July 2014, the last of 6 power blocks of Qurayyah Combined Cycle Power Plant Project was synchronised. This extremely important milestone was achieved right in time for the forthcoming 2014 summer peak demand in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ...
As part of its program for the building of electricity production facilities in Morocco, the National Office for Electricity and Potable Water ONEE ...
Experts and investors from the energy sector will be meeting up at the POWER-GEN Europe, the leading European trade fair and conference for power plant engineering and energy management. The event is taking place from 3 - 5 June 2014 in Cologne. At booth 7F37 in hall 7, Lahmeyer International will be presenting its wide range of services in the field of thermal power generation.
Pakistan’s electricity demand is growing. In order to close supply gaps, the Ministry of Water & Power plans the construction of a power park with an installed capacity of 6,600 MW. The new plant with 10 units of 660 MW each will be established in Gaddani near Karachi.
WETEX is one of the leading international trade fairs in the Water, Energy, Technology and Environment sectors, and will take place in Dubai from April 14-16. Together with KPMG and Norton Rose, Lahmeyer International will showcase their engineering consulting services in the energy field.
On March 10 to 13, 2014, wind energy specialists from over 60 countries will meet on the occasion of this year's EWEA in Barcelona. In Hall 6 at Stand 6 A 32 Lahmeyer International will present its comprehensive range of services based on interesting projects.
The living conditions in the coastal regions Caraga and Davao on the Philippine island of Mindanao are to be improved. In this context, electricity from renewable energy sources plays a significant role.
A series of new projects from Southern African countries prove the good reputation of Lahmeyer International as a Consultant for the construction and operation of power plants.
Lahmeyer International performed Lender’s Engineer services for the 80 MW Chirnogeni Wind Farm in Romania on behalf of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Erste Group, UniCredit and the ING Bank.
Lahmeyer International has been involved in more than 300 MWp of PV projects in countries like Chile, Ecuador, Brazil, and Dominican Republic.
Kenya’s Ministry of Energy and Petroleum as well as the Energy Regulatory Commission pursue the objective to make power supply environmentally sound, economic, and reliable in future. Lahmeyer International’s economists and engineers and their partners will develop appropriate strategic solutions for the fields of power generation and transmission.
A new transmission line will connect in future the neighboring countries Ethiopia and Kenya. The objective is to cross-link both national energy supply systems, and to help developing Ethiopias’s great hydropower potential for the whole region. As leader of a consortium, Lahmeyer International will supervise the project construction phase.
Wind energy specialists from around the world will meet from November 19-21, 2013 at the Frankfurt/Main fair grounds for the EWEA OFFSHORE 2013. Lahmeyer International will present their wide range of services.
Acknowledging the huge potential for renewable energy in Sudan, the Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity (WRE) awarded Lahmeyer International to develop several renewable energy projects. In the initial stage, WRE has foreseen to focus on three wind energy projects for which Lahmeyer International is carrying out engineering services as well as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project development.
A new 106 km electricity link reinforces the power supply network of Mali. The 63 kV transmission line between the regions Ségou and Niono was completed just a few weeks ago. Lahmeyer International was active in the project by order of Energie du Mali SA.
The use of appropriate technologies to encourage the more efficient use of precious water resources for growing food crops is to be investigated through a series of pilot projects in Bangladesh, India and Nepal
The Bin Qasim Power Station 1 with a total nameplate capacity of 1260 MW (6 x 210 MW) is owned and operated by Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) and is currently operated on residual fuel oil/natural gas.
The Department of Hydropower Implementation within the Ministry of Electric Power at Myanmar Republic commissioned the Consortium Lahmeyer International GmbH and Stucky SA with the consulting services for the new hydropower plant Upper Yeywa.
The Water Supply and Sanitation Department of Nablus Municipality in Palestine undertook a water supply and sanitation project with support of Lahmeyer International und Lahmeyer GKW Consult.
A target for the energy supply of Graciosa island is to become more eco-friendly and less expensive. For this reason, the German energy company Younicos AG intends to build a hybrid power plant utilising renewable energy.
In order to secure the future long-term energy supply on the Cap Verde Island of Santiago, the existing Palmajero Diesel Power Plant was extended.
[Translate to englisch:] Bei Lahmeyer International in Bad Vilbel findet derzeit ein Trainingskurs für überwiegend junge Ingenieure der russischen Ingenieurgesellschaft JSC Lenhydroproject aus St. Petersburg statt.
Starting in July 2013, a 1 MW photovoltaic plant mounted on the roof of the Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto in Minas Gerais, one of the venues for the FIFA World Cup 2014, will generate electricity from solar energy.
The company Hydroprojekt Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH (HPI) with headquarters in Weimar will in future operate under the new name Lahmeyer Hydroprojekt GmbH.
The Rudolf Fettweis Hydropower Plant in the northern Black Forest is planned to be rehabilitated and expanded in a future-oriented manner. Together with Lahmeyer International, the Lahmeyer group company Hydroprojekt Ingenieurgesellschaft will take over the design and approval planning.
Lahmeyer International is supporting the Government of Punjab Province in Pakistan in developing strategies for the sustainable and efficient use of groundwater resources of the Lower Bari Doab Irrigation System with an area of 700,000 ha.
Since 2008, Lahmeyer accompanies a wind farm project in the Seychelles. The project started with initial studies for investigating the viability of wind energy and identification of potential sites for installation of wind farms.
Lahmeyer International GmbH in a consortium with BNP and Chadbourne & Parke has been awarded the contract as Transaction Advisor by Partnerships Technical Bureau (PTB) for the Al Khairan IWPP Project in Kuwait.
The German Lahmeyer subsidiaries of the Building & Transportation Division Lahmeyer Berlin, Lahmeyer Rhein-Main and Lahmeyer München launched their new internet sites in March.
Ecuador is launching a tender for a project which will be unique in the world: A hybrid system will in future supply the Isabela Island with 100 per cent renewable energy.
Within the scope of a pre-feasibility study carried out in spring 2012, Lahmeyer identified the hydropower potential of the Katsina Ala River in Cameroon for a development of a cascade of hydropower projects.
Frequent floods, shifting of the international border, and cultivation at irregular intervals have negatively impacted the Songwe River basin between Malawi and Tanzania.
A study carried out by Lahmeyer International shows how carbon emission factors from electricity generation in Kazakhstan, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina will evolve by the year 2020.
From February 4 - 7, 2013 wind energy specialists from all over the world will meet in Vienna at EWEA to exchange their knowledge. More than 400 exhibitors and over 10,000 visitors are expected to attend the conference.
The German real estate developer ‘Hotel am Kanzleramt GmbH & Co. KG’ is in the process of realising a 4 Star Superior Hotel of the renowned Steigenberger brand near the new central train station and also close to the Chancellor’s Office in Berlin.
In the north-east of Kathmandu, a new hydropower plant will be built by order of Madhya Bhotekoshi Jalavidhyat Company (MBJC). The project in the South-Asian country will be implemented on the basis of an EPC contract (Engineering, Procurement, Construction).
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development assigned Lahmeyer International to prepare a due diligence study for a new wind park project in Romania.
The new DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 certificates were now submitted to Lahmeyer by TÜV Hessen. They are valid for another term of three years up to 2015. In the certification audit, the TÜV auditors called Lahmeyer a very powerful company, organized with clearly structured processes.
The output capacity of eight existing gas turbine power plants in Saudi Arabia will be increased by approximately 30 % after their conversion to combined-cycle power plants.
Under the banner „Renewable Energy for the Poor“ the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) will initiate rural electrification programmes in three of its member states.
On behalf of the Société Nationale d’Electricité (SNEL) of DR Congo a Joint Venture of Lahmeyer International and Gopa-Intec lead by Lahmeyer will prepare as a first step a feasibility study for a 220 kV connection between Bukavu and Goma in the region of Lake Kivu in DR Congo.
On behalf of the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), Lahmeyer International will act as leader of a joint venture with the Japanese partner Oriental Consultants in the new Gulf of El Zayt wind power project in Egypt.
Three large dam and hydropower projects in Eastern Turkey will bring the country’s energy supply a big step forward.
A broad spectrum of engineering consulting services will be presented by Lahmeyer International at the Power + Water Middle East Conference in Abu Dhabi.
A hydropower station in the Amazon jungle will secure the long-term electricity supply for 500,000 inhabitants of Iquitos, a remote Peruvian township.
Renewable energies will be the focus of the 27th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC), in Frankfurt.
From September 18th to 22nd, Lahmeyer International will present its comprehensive range of services in hall 4 at stand 4E05.
Once again 2011 was another record year for renewables world-wide. Almost 120,000 new renewable energy capacity for electricity generation has been installed in 2011.
Starting next year, Saudi Arabia will benefit from an improved energy supply as the expansion of three existing SEC (Saudi Electricity Company) gas turbine power stations will be completed.
Good Prospects for Pumped Storage Plants: Hydroprojekt Ingenieurgesellschaft identifies potential sites in Baden-Württemberg
Hydroprojekt Ingenieurgesellschaft (HPI) prepared a feasibility study for possible pumped storage plants in Baden-Württemberg by order of the energy provider EnBW.
In July 2011, a devastating explosion destroyed large parts of the Vasilikos power plant in Cyprus.
Earlier than originally scheduled, the first two gas turbines of Hail 2 power plant unit 2 have been taken into operation in May.
Sanitary conditions will improve considerably for the inhabitants of 24 towns in Morocco during the coming five years.
To support the introduction of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures in the Greater Mekong Sub-region the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is in the process of establishing a regional energy forum.
Egypt recently celebrated the construction start of the New Assiut Barrage and Hydropower Plant on the River Nile adjacent to the city of Assiut.
A model project in Frankfurt Rhein-Main connects living and driving in an environmentally sound manner.
With the acquisition of a majority interest in IDP Consult the Lahmeyer Group remains on a growth path and expands its competences in government consultation in the fields of water, energy and environment in the South-East Asian market.
The future power supply is in the centre of attention at the Power-Gen Europe 2012 trade fair and congress event in Cologne.
Kyrgyzstan is in the process of modernizing a large part of its high-voltage grid in order to better supply its population with electricity in the future.
With the ground-breaking ceremony in March 2012, the construction of the first large wind farm in Pakistan was officially started.
Lahmeyer International continues to consolidate its position as an Engineering Consultant in the energy sector in the Arabian Gulf with a new major contract.
After an operation time of almost sixty years the Zvornik Hydroelectric Power Plant on the Drina River needs rehabilitation.
The Lahmeyer Group continues to grow and has acquired the Mannheim-based firm Pöyry Environment on 1 March 2012.
Appearing as Guest of Lahmeyer International: Young Energy Professionals in the World Energy Council Germany
Sustainable energy supply is the topic of the meeting of the Young Energy Professionals (YEP) in the World Energy Council Germany. Lahmeyer International in Bad Vilbel is hosting the event.
The further development of the existing Bumbuna Hydropower Project is one of the largest private-sector projects in Africa.
A joint venture - consisting of Lahmeyer International and three Pakistani partners - revised a feasibility study for a 33 MW high-head hydropower plant on Harpo-Lungma River, a tributary of the Indus River.
Development of the Electricity Carbon Emission Factors for Kazakhstan, Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina for 2011 to 2020
Already in 2009, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development contracted Lahmeyer International for the calculation of reliable carbon emission factors for Russia and Ukraine covering the period 2009-2020.
In future, a barrage will provide better protection for the town of Greifswald on the Baltic coast against flood surges. The structure in the harbour entrance should be completed by the summer of 2013.
West Africa’s first wind farm project is being built in Northern Nigeria with the support of Lahmeyer International. Having an installed capacity of 10 MW, the project will consist of 37 wind turbines of 275 kW each.
With the Nord Stream Baltic Sea pipeline, one of the largest current infrastructure projects in the EU went into operation this week. Lahmeyer Rhein-Main and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants jointly developed the concept for the Nord Stream operating company and structured the project which will enhance the reliability of energy supplies to Europe.
Lahmeyer International presented its new project for renewable energies in Ghana at the GEREU Trade Fair 2011 in Accra
[Translate to englisch:] Die Delegation der Deutschen Wirtschaft in Accra, Ghana, organisierte Anfang Oktober 2011 die GEREU-Messe im Accra International Conference Center.
Power generation in Sudan has to date focussed on hydropower and thermal power plants. The use of renewable energy sources is now a further mainstay for power supply.
A four-kilometre long beachfront protection wall with a promenade protects the western head of the island of Borkum against damage from rough seas, thus safeguarding its existence as a habitat. By order of the Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt (WSA) Emden, Hydroprojekt Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, an affiliate company of Lahmeyer International, was entrusted with the engineering services for rehabilitation of the system.
Lahmeyer International participated as exhibitor at Expo Eolica Mediterranean in Rome from September 14th to 16th 2011. The exhibition took place during Zero Emission Rome 2011, Italy’s most prominent fair for renewable energies, wherein altogether 650 exhibitors from 26 countries showed up.
As from October 1st, 2011 Mr. Markus Auer (Dipl.-Betriebswirt equiv. to diploma in business administration) joins the board of management of Lahmeyer Holding. He will take over the tasks of the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) for the entire Lahmeyer Group.
The German Railways entrusted a joint venture with consultancy services for the upgrading of the Wendlingen-Ulm railway line. The enterprise Turner & Townsend took the lead of this joint venture with participation of Lahmeyer Rhein-Main. The assignment encompassed project management services for the Wendlingen-Ulm railway line.
Lahmeyer International Rus was awarded the contract for a new Gas Turbine Power Plant in the city of Novokuznetsk in Southwest Siberia, launched by the Russian utility, OJSC Kuzbassenergo.
Bulgaria’s solar resource is between 1,300 and 1,500 kWh/m2 per year - on a horizontal surface - and is therefore about 50 % higher than irradiations levels at high quality sites in Germany.
Lahmeyer International is awarded an Engineering Contract for a Gas Turbine Power Plant in Saudi-Arabia
In May 2011 the EPC Company Alfanar Construction Co. has ordered Lahmeyer International to conduct engineering services for the construction of the third extension of Hail 2 power plant.
The Swiss power utility Repower AG has awarded a contract to the consortium consisting of Lahmeyer International GmbH (Germany), Amberg Engineering AG (Switzerland) and Stucky AG (Switzerland) to design the main components of the Lagobianco pumped storage project and to assist in obtaining the requisite statutory approvals for construction.
With communication dated 11th August, World Bank has informed that Lahmeyer International has been removed from the World Bank’s Listing of ineligible firms and individuals.
In July 2011 the KfW Entwicklungsbank has awarded Lahmeyer International to prepare the first renewable energy master plan for Egypt.
Joule Africa relies on Lahmeyer International’s experience for the extension of the Bumbuna Hydropower Plant in Sierra Leone
Joule Africa, a U.S. – U.K. investment company, has signed an exclusive memorandum of understanding with the Government of Sierra Leone for the development of Phase 2 of the existing Bumbuna HEP.
Target revenue exceeded: Lahmeyer International completes consulting services for Solar PV power plant portfolio in Sicily
Lahmeyer International was hired by Veronagest, an Italien operator with numerous years of operational experience in PV, to complete a Technical Due Diligence and to be the technical advisor during construction and operation, for the development of a 16.68 MW PV power plant in Italy.
Experts from research, politics and economy expressed their opinion on the topic “urbanity of tomorrow in the urban surroundings of today”.
The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources of Angola has signed a contract with Lahmeyer International for the review of two feasibility studies, one for the Jamba-la Mina hydropower plant and one for the Jamba-la Oma hydropower plant, both of which are located on the Kunene River.
Successful inauguration: Complete Renewal of the Grid Connection and Electrical Power Systems Tierfehd, Switzerland
On 19 May 2011 the power utility company Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG, a subsidiary company of Axpo AG, inaugurated the modernized Grid Connection and Electrical Power Systems of the Hydro Power Station facilities in Tierfehd, Switzerland within a ceremonial act.
In order to cover increasing demands for regulating electric power the Société Electrique de l’Our (SEO) owning and operating the existing Vianden Pumped Storage Scheme is currently constructing an additional pump-turbine unit with a capacity of 200 MW.
The Government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh, together with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), is financing the construction of four hydropower plants (Sawra Kuddu, Kashang, Sainj, Shongtong-Karcham) in the southern Himalaya Mountains in order to cope with the rapidly increasing energy demand in India.
In December 2010 GRES-2 has awarded Lahmeyer International to provide Owner’s Engineering Services to build a third unit at their existing power plant in Ekibastuz/Kazakhstan.
The pressure shaft for the scheduled 200 MW of Unit 11 currently under construction as extension of the existing 1100 MW Vianden Pumped Storage Scheme was successfully broken through on 18.01.2011.
Renewable Energies - Photovoltaics Megawatt Solar Project, Eletrosul S. A. – Kick-Off in Florianópolis, Brazil
On January 3rd and 4th the kick-off meeting of the Owners’ Engineering Services for the Project Megawatt Solar took place at the Client’s office in Florianópolis, Brazil.
Groundwater Monitoring, Modeling and Management for Lower Bari Doab Canal Improvement Project, Pakistan
The irrigation system of the Lower Bari Doab Canal, south-west of Lahore in the Punjab Province of Pakistan, was built between 1913 and 1917 and covers a command area of approx. 700,000 ha.