July 18th, 2018

Experiences and knowledge - New Lahmeyer Blog online

The Lahmeyer Blog is here. Have a look at: blog-tractebel.lahmeyer.de

The new Lahmeyer Blog Website is online. More than 30 Lahmeyer employees are blogging about interesting experiences and exciting projects in energy, hydropower and water, IT services and Cyber Security.more

July 17th, 2018

Tractebel Activity Report presents cutting edge engineering solutions

Discover the Tractebel Activity Report 2017

The Tractebel Activity Report is available and highlights a selection of activities including innovative projects, interesting interviews and international events.more

June 28th, 2018

DAkkS accreditation renewal for Lahmeyer International

The accreditation certificate for the compilation of wind energy yield reports (English)

In February, the Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle (German Accreditation Body [DAkkS]) renewed the accreditation Lahmeyer International holds for the preparation of energy yield reports for wind energy projects. Banks value energy yield reports featuring this accreditation highly. Lahmeyer customers can benefit from that when it comes to financing their wind energy projects.more

May 18th, 2018

Lahmeyer helps to provide high-grade drinking water for Bahrain

The World Trade Center in Bahrain

In December 2017, Lahmeyer International started a potabilisation project in the Kingdom of Bahrain with the awarding authority being the local Electricity and Water Authority (EWA).more

May 14th, 2018

Efficiency record – Lahmeyer supports optimisation of combined cycle power plant

The combined cycle power plant Haveli in Pakistan operates at an efficiency rate of 62.4 % - world record!

On 30 April 2018 the combined cycle gas and steam power plant with one of the highest net efficiency rates worldwide went into operation in Pakistan. During design, construction and operation phase, Lahmeyer engineers helped to optimise the plant's efficiency above the requested rate.more

May 8th, 2018

Tractebel has a new CEO

The old and the new CEO of Tractebel: Daniel Develay (left) and Olivier Biancarelli (right)

As of May 7, 2018 Olivier Biancarelli is the new CEO of Tractebel. He replaces Daniel Develay, who will endorse the responsibility of the new Integration Management Office of ENGIE Group.more

May 8th, 2018

Lahmeyer participates in the Offshore Wind Energy Summit in Taiwan

The Taiwan Offshore Wind Energy Summit takes place from 15-16 May in Taipei

From 15 to 16 May, the TOWES 2018 (Taiwan Offshore Wind Energy Summit) takes place in Taipei. On stand S05, Lahmeyer International will present its comprehensive service portfolio.more

April 13th, 2018

Lahmeyer know-how for energy from the Himalayas

The Tamakoshi River in Nepal

For the development of a new hydroelectric power station in the Himalayas, the Nepalese Electricity Authority (NEA) once again called on the expertise of Lahmeyer International.more

March 22nd, 2018

Egypt: Lahmeyer expertise for the world’s biggest solar park

Photovoltaic plant in the desert

In January 2018, Lahmeyer International started a photovoltaics project as owner’s engineer for Alcazar Energy from Dubai. The project includes the construction of four 50 MW photovoltaic plants within the Benban Solar Park project in Egypt.more

March 20th, 2018

Lahmeyer is a member of the Alliance for Cyber Security

The Alliance for Cyber Security is an initiative of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)

Lahmeyer International has been a member of the Alliance for Cyber Security since the end of 2017. The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) established this initiative in cooperation with the German Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM).more

March 14th, 2018

New Managing Director realigns Tractebel Turkey

Ugur Aytuna, Managing Director of Tractebel in Turkey

As of 1 January 2018, Ugur Aytuna has been responsible for the Turkish subsidiary Tractebel Engineering LTD. ŞTİ. In his new position, he supports the regional company with the realignment of its activities, from an emphasize on Hydro & Water to projects in the Gas & Energy sector.more

March 13th, 2018

Expertise in Water Management – Tractebel and Lahmeyer at the Asia 2018

The Asia 2018 takes place from 13 to 15 March in Danang, Vietnam

On 13 to 15 March, the International Journal on Hydropower and Dams will organise the Asia 2018 in Danang, Vietnam. Tractebel, together with its subsidiary Lahmeyer International, will participate in the event with conference booth no. 009.more

March 12th, 2018

Commissioning Ceremony for Revitalized Units at hydro power plant „Zvornik“

The hydro power plant Zvornik, Serbia

On 23 January 2018, the Serbian energy utility EPS celebrated the successful rehabilitation of the Hydro Power plant Zvornik. Within this project, Lahmeyer International contributed to the successful realisation.more

March 5th, 2018

Lahmeyer and GKW Consult at VDI Recruiting Day 2018

From left to right: Dr. Atom Mirakayan, Energy System Planner at Lahmeyer International, Kathrin Haid, Project Manager at GKW Consult, Christina Mueller, Freelance Management at GKW Consult, Leonie Heizmann, Working Student at Lahmeyer International, Michael Dürr, Project Manager at Lahmeyer International

On Thursday, 1 March 2018, Lahmeyer International and GKW Consult presented themselves at the VDI Recruiting Day in Mannheim.more

March 2nd, 2018

Lahmeyer at the IRES 2018: Presentation on pooling of battery and pumped energy storage

The 12th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference will take place from 13 to 15 March 2018 in Düsseldorf

From 13 to 15 March 2018, EUROSOLAR will hold the 12th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference. On this occasion, the Lahmeyer experts Achim Schreider and Ralf Bucher will present a paper on the combined operation of battery storage and pumped storage plants (PSP).more

February 27th, 2018

Lahmeyer at the Nepal Power Investment Summit

From left to right: Lutz Lezim, new Branch Manager Nepal, Joerg-Peter Albrecht, Bernhard Stabel, Roland Schaefer, German Ambassador in Kathmandu, Claudia Hiepe, Embassy Department Head Development of Economic Cooperation, and Hans-Dieter Meiss, Branch Manager Nepal

From 27 to 29 January 2018, the Energy Development Council Nepal (EDC) held the Nepal Power Investment Summit 2018 in Kathmandu. Bernhard Stabel and Joerg-Peter Albrecht of the Lahmeyer division Hydropower and Water Resources used the summit as an opportunity to get in touch with potential customers and stay in contact with local business partners.more

February 21st, 2018

Lahmeyer holds workshop about food security in the Arab countries

Lahmeyer’s Beau Freeman at the workshop

On January 10th, 2018, Dr. Beau Freeman, Department Head Sustainable Water and Land Resources Development at Lahmeyer International, held a workshop on the topic of food security in Khartoum, Sudan.more

February 12th, 2018

Brackish water desalination using renewable energy in Tunisia

Brackish water in the project area in Tunisia

The Lahmeyer company GKW Consult supports the Tunisian Water Utility SONEDE in implementing the National Water Quality Improvement Program (PNAQ).more

February 9th, 2018

A life at Lahmeyer – German Halcour retires from Lahmeyer Deutschland’s management team

German Halcour

Effective from 1 January 2018, German Halcour, having turned 65, resigned from his post as spokesman of the management at Lahmeyer Deutschland and retired from the management. For the time being, he will stay with the company as a consultant. German Halcour’s tasks will be taken over by Michael Bergmann, Managing Director at the office in Berlin, and Michael Lebsanft, Managing Director at the office in Bad Vilbel.more

January 12th, 2018

Quality Management – Lahmeyer successfully certified according to the new norm DIN EN ISO 9001:2015

Certificate according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015

In late 2017, Lahmeyer International implemented the certification according to the new norm DIN EN ISO 9001:2015. After a successful recertification audit in early November 2017, TÜV Hessen issued the new certificates, which are valid until November 2020.more

December 29th, 2017

New subsidiary in the Sultanate of Oman

On 12 December 2017, the newly established subsidiary Lahmeyer and Tractebel Engineering Consultancy LLC in the Sultanate of Oman hosted an inauguration event for its opening. The Joint Venture with the Al-Sulaimi Group will strengthen the local positioning of Tractebel.more

December 15th, 2017

Best Paper award for Tractebel and Lahmeyer

The certificate for the "Best Applied Research Award" - issued to OETC

A joint paper by Tractebel, Lahmeyer International and their customer OETC (Oman Electricity Transmission Company) won the “Best Applied Research Award” issued by the GCC Cigre.more

November 27th, 2017

Kick-off for one of the largest irrigation projects in Kenya

A Joint Venture with Lahmeyer International’s participation supports the development of a new irrigation project on the Nzoia River in Kenya, which will enable up-to-date farming methods on increasingly large areas.more

November 15th, 2017

Lahmeyer shows wind energy expertise at WindEurope 2017

From 28 to 30 November 2017, the WindEurope Conference & Exhibition 2017 will take place in Amsterdam. Lahmeyer International, together with its parent company Tractebel, will participate in the event with the exhibition booth 1E32.more

November 13th, 2017

Master Plan and trainings for Kenya´s Power Supply

Experts from Lahmeyer International have successfully completed a master plan for power generation and transmission in Kenya for the period up to 2035.more

November 8th, 2017

Lahmeyer International at the 8th Arab-German Energy Forum: Presentation on the Kuwait Masterplan

From 28-29 November 2017, the Ghorfa will host the 8th Arab-German Energy Forum. During the conference, Lahmeyer International will present Details on the Kuwait Masterplan as for example the application of advanced Building Information Modelling (BIM).more

October 12th, 2017

Mega hydropower project Laúca in operation

[Translate to englisch:] Laúca Wasserkraftwerk

The first two power generating units of the 2,070 MW Laúca (Angola) Hydropower Station have been commissioned - a significant step towards meeting the energy needs of the countrymore

October 4th, 2017

HYDRO 2017 - International Conference on Hydropower & Dams in Seville, Spain

HYDRO 2017 will take place form 9th to 11th October 2017 in Seville, Spain. Lahmeyer International, together with its parent company Tractebel, will present their scope of engineering services in the field of hydropower and dams at booth no. 77. more

August 31st, 2017

Extension of the High-Voltage Power Network in Qatar - New Major Contract for Lahmeyer International

Lahmeyer International continues to consolidate its position as a leading Engineering Consultant in the energy sector at the Arabian Gulf with a new major contract. Lahmeyer, in its 10th year of presence in the State of Qatar, has been awarded a new Contract for supervision of the implementation stage for a part of Phase 13 Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion, on behalf of Qatar General Electricity and Water Authority (KAHRAMAA). more

August 16th, 2017

Lahmeyer hands over first EPC contract to PLN for 135 MW CCPP Lombok, Indonesia

The first EPC contract, prepared by Lahmeyer during the project “Procurement Agent” for the Indonesian state owned utility PT PLN (PERSERO), was signed in the end of 2016 by Mr. Sofyan Basir - President & CEO of PLN and the Consortium PT PP - Wärtsilä Finland Oy - PT Wärtsilä Indonesia. more

August 3rd, 2017

ISMS for power station in Wilhelmshaven, Germany

Cyber threats and related countermeasures are increasingly in the focus of all industries. Therefore, the Wilhelmshaven power plant implements an Information Security Management System (ISMS) according to IEC/ISO 27001 in line with German legislation. more

July 27th, 2017

China: Lahmeyer signs Memorandum of Cooperation with COIDIC

The China Overseas Infrastructure Development & Investment Corporation (COIDIC) and Lahmeyer International signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) on 5 July 2017 in Beijing.more

July 19th, 2017

Implementation of the first grid-connected battery storage system of ENGIE in Germany

Implementation battery storage

Energy storage is one of the most important issues in power systems with high renewable infeed. Lahmeyer International was awarded a contract to support the implementation of ENGIE´s first grid-connected battery energy storage system in Germany.more

June 7th, 2017

Chinese Delegation CTG Visited the Niederfinow Ship Lift

On 30 May 2017, the Chairman of the China Three Gorges Corporation, Lu Chun, and his Chinese delegation visited the Niederfinow Ship Lift in Germany together with managers of Lahmeyer International.more

May 30th, 2017

Award for innovative off-grid project on the Galapagos Islands

The Renewable Energy Resources (ENERGAL) project has been presented with an ARE award from the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) from among 60 additional projects in Lisbon on 22 March 2017. Thus, it has been honoured as the best off-grid project of international organisations. more

May 2nd, 2017

Lahmeyer Rhein-Main and Lahmeyer Berlin merge into Lahmeyer Deutschland

With effect from 24 April 2017, Lahmeyer Berlin GmbH merged with Lahmeyer Rhein-Main GmbH. The new company Lahmeyer Deutschland GmbH has its headquarters in Bad Vilbel, but will continue its business from the existing two locations in Berlin and Bad Vilbel. Apart from spokesman German Halcour, the management of the new company includes Michael Lebsanft from Bad Vilbel and Michael Bergmann from Berlin. more

March 31st, 2017

Dr. Thomas Brandstätt new Managing Director at Lahmeyer International

Portrait Dr. Thomas Brandstätt

Since 15 March 2017, Dr. Thomas Brandstätt (50) is Managing Director of Lahmeyer International in Bad Vilbel. In line with the company's growth strategy, he is responsible for the newly created position of Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions of the Lahmeyer Group.more

March 22nd, 2017

Award for Ship Lift at the Three Gorges Dam

Group photo Finsterwalder Civil Engineering Award 2017

Within the scope of the awarding of the Ulrich Finsterwalder Civil Engineering Award 2017, the engineering consortium Krebs + Kiefer and Lahmeyer International was also honoured for the planning of the ship lift at the Three Gorges Dam in China.more

January 26th, 2017

HSE Award for Lahmeyer International in Qatar

Based on the exceptionally good work in the field of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) that Lahmeyer International is performing as part of our supervision services on construction sites, the company received an award in Qatar in January.more

November 11th, 2016

Storm surge barrage bestowed with German Civil Engineering award

On June 26 2016 minister of construction, Barbara Hendricks, and president of the association for engineering, Hans-Ullrich Kammeyer, awarded the prize for German Engineering for the first time.more

November 1st, 2016

Martin Seeger new President and CEO at Lahmeyer

As of 1 November 2016, Dipl.-Ing. Martin Seeger is the new President of Lahmeyer International GmbH and the CEO of the Lahmeyer Group.more

September 26th, 2016

Lahmeyer International at WindEnergy Hamburg 2016 in Hall B4 at Stand EG.301

From September 27 to 30, 2016, on- and offshore specialists will come together in Hamburg at the WindEnergy Trade Fair. Lahmeyer International, together with its parent company Tractebel, will present its range of services in the field of wind energy.more

June 30th, 2016

Lahmeyer International - Award of EPC Contacts for 17 Power Plant Sites in Indonesia

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.more

June 1st, 2016

GKW Consult again a Company of the Lahmeyer Group

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. more

May 18th, 2016

New Greifswald Flood Barrage commissioned

Greifswald Flood Barrage

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. more

May 2nd, 2016

Michael Stephan New Commercial Director and CFO at Lahmeyer International

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.more

April 12th, 2016

Lahmeyer Hydroprojekt acquires Spezialbau Engineering GmbH in Magdeburg, Germany

On March 8th Lahmeyer Hydroprojekt, headquartered in Weimar in Germany, acquired 100 % of the Magdeburg-based Spezialbau Engineering GmbH. more

March 9th, 2016

Asia 2016 Conference in Laos

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. more

January 4th, 2016

Analysis of Flood Risks in Nepal

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.more

December 1st, 2015

Feasibility Study for the Thakot Hydropower Project in Pakistan

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.more

November 12th, 2015

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates 450 MW of Baglihar HEP Stage II

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.more

October 12th, 2015

Dr. Bernd Kordes elected to the Management Board of FIDIC Executive Committee

The CEO of Lahmeyer International Dr. Bernd Kordes was elected to the FIDIC Executive Committee on 15 September in Dubai.more

September 10th, 2015

Award for Lahmeyer Tanzania

Lahmeyer Consulting Engineers Tanzania Ltd. was presented a 2015/2016 Top 100 Mid-Sized Company Award. more

July 27th, 2015

New Lahmeyer Hydropower Project in Nepal – Large Reservoir to Secure Power Supplies

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.more

July 15th, 2015

Trade Fair Presentation at FILDA 2015 in Luanda

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.more

July 8th, 2015

Lahmeyer and Tractebel Engineering at the ICOLD in Norway

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.more

June 9th, 2015

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.more

May 13th, 2015

Lahmeyer International supports Project Developers in Uganda

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). more

March 9th, 2015

Tractebel Engineering and Lahmeyer International jointly at EWEA OFFSHORE 2015
Hall C1 Stand B3

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. more

February 25th, 2015

Lahmeyer Supports Indonesia's Focus on Hydropower

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.more

January 8th, 2015

Grid Extension Project with Lahmeyer Group

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.more

January 5th, 2015

Successful business transaction: Tractebel Engineering acquires Lahmeyer Group

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.more

November 21st, 2014

Opening of the River Diversion for the Laúca Hydropower Plant in Angola

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. more

October 20th, 2014

Inauguration of New Hydropower Plant in Georgia

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).more

October 13th, 2014

Lahmeyer International at Colloquium of Power Plant Technology 2014 in Dresden

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.more

September 17th, 2014

Lahmeyer International at WindEnergy Hamburg 2014 in Hall B4 at Stand EG.301.

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.301more

September 15th, 2014

Capiton announces sale of Lahmeyer to Tractebel Engineering

September 15, 2014 Today Capiton announces the sale of Lahmeyer Group to Tractebel Engineering, a GDF SUEZ Group company.more

August 11th, 2014

Extension of Qurayyah Combined Cycle Power Plant

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 ...more

July 22nd, 2014

Completion of Jorf Lasfar power plant extension Units 5 & 6 in Morocco

As part of its program for the building of electricity production facilities in Morocco, the National Office for Electricity and Potable Water ONEE ...more

June 3rd, 2014

Lahmeyer International at the POWER-GEN Europe from 3 - 5 June 2014 in Cologne

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.more

April 30th, 2014

Lahmeyer prepares Master Plan for Power Park in Pakistan

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.more

April 17th, 2014

Lahmeyer at WETEX 2014 from April 14-16 in Dubai

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.more

March 10th, 2014

March 10 – 13, 2014: Lahmeyer International at EWEA 2014 in Hall 6 at Stand 6 A 32

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.more

March 7th, 2014

Philippines: Green Electricity on Mindanao

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.more

February 14th, 2014

Lahmeyer consults in various Phases of Power Projects in the SADC Region

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.more

January 30th, 2014

Lahmeyer as Lender´s Engineer for multiply awarded Wind Energy Project in Romania

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.more

December 12th, 2013

Latin-America: Lahmeyer provides consultancy services for more than 300 MWp of PV Projects

Lahmeyer International has been involved in more than 300 MWp of PV projects in countries like Chile, Ecuador, Brazil, and Dominican Republic.more

December 6th, 2013

Masterplan for Power Generation and Transmission in Kenya - Lahmeyer advises the Government

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.more

November 29th, 2013

New 500 kV High-Voltage Direct Current Line for Kenya and Ethiopia

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.more

November 11th, 2013

November 19 – 21, 2013: Lahmeyer at EWEA OFFSHORE 2013, Hall 3 Stand 30A85

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.more

November 1st, 2013

Lahmeyer International achieves registration of first CDM Project Activity in Sudan

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.more

October 28th, 2013

Expansion of Electrical Grid in Mali with Involvement of Lahmeyer

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.more

October 18th, 2013

Pilot Projects for Growing More Food with Less Water

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 Nepalmore

September 23rd, 2013

Lahmeyer Owner's Engineer services for Coal Conversion Project in Pakistan

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.more

August 16th, 2013

New Hydropower Plant Upper Yeywa in Myanmar

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. more

August 9th, 2013

Lahmeyer supports Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Nablus, Palestine

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.more

July 15th, 2013

Lahmeyer supports the Azores in the Switch to Renewable Energy

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.more

June 26th, 2013

Cape Verde: Lahmeyer managed and supervised Diesel Power Plant Extension on Santiago Island

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.more

June 14th, 2013

Training Session for Russian Engineers at Lahmeyer International

[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.more

June 5th, 2013

Brazil 2014: First World Cup Stadium with Photovoltaic Plant opened

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.more

May 31st, 2013

Rebranding of Hydroprojekt Ingenieurgesellschaft into Lahmeyer Hydroprojekt

The company Hydroprojekt Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH (HPI) with headquarters in Weimar will in future operate under the new name Lahmeyer Hydroprojekt GmbH. more

May 23rd, 2013

EnBW plans to expand Forbach Pumped Storage Plant

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.more

April 23rd, 2013

Strategies for Groundwater Management for Punjab Province, Pakistan

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.more

April 9th, 2013

Renewable Energies on the Advance in the Seychelles: Wind Turbines installed

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.more

April 5th, 2013

IWPP: Wasser- und Kraftwerksprojekt in Kuwait erneut mit Lahmeyer

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.more

March 28th, 2013

New Internet Presence for German Lahmeyer Subsidiaries of Building & Transportation Division

The German Lahmeyer subsidiaries of the Building & Transportation Division Lahmeyer Berlin, Lahmeyer Rhein-Main and Lahmeyer München launched their new internet sites in March.more

March 6th, 2013

Pilot Project with Lahmeyer for Renewable Energy on the Galápagos Archipelago

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.more

February 27th, 2013

Planning for Kpep Hydropower Project at Katsina Ala River in Cameroon

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.more

February 20th, 2013

Songwe River Basin Development Programme between Malawi and Tanzania

Frequent floods, shifting of the international border, and cultivation at irregular intervals have negatively impacted the Songwe River basin between Malawi and Tanzania. more

February 11th, 2013

Lahmeyer Study on Carbon Emission Factors from Electricity Generation

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.more

January 30th, 2013

Lahmeyer International at EWEA 2013 in Vienna: New Wind Farm Projects and Concepts Worldwide

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.more

January 23rd, 2013

Lahmeyer Berlin: Planning for New Construction of Steigenberger Hotel at the Chancellor’s Office

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.more

December 14th, 2012

New Project with EPC Contract in Nepal: Middle Bhotekoshi Hydropower Scheme

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).more

December 7th, 2012

Lahmeyer’s Know-How for Romanian Wind Park

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development assigned Lahmeyer International to prepare a due diligence study for a new wind park project in Romania.more

November 30th, 2012

Quality Management: Lahmeyer Entities successfully certified

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.more

November 26th, 2012

Lahmeyer International supports in Expansion of eight Power Plant Sites in Saudi Arabia

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.more

November 8th, 2012

Lahmeyer advises the Islamic Development Bank on Rural Electrification Programmes

Under the banner „Renewable Energy for the Poor“ the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) will initiate rural electrification programmes in three of its member states. more

October 30th, 2012

Extension of power grids of DR Congo and neighboring countries

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.more

October 19th, 2012

Lahmeyer Consulting for Africa’s largest Wind Farm

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.more

October 5th, 2012

Hidro Dizayn and Lahmeyer design major Hydropower Plants in Turkey

Three large dam and hydropower projects in Eastern Turkey will bring the country’s energy supply a big step forward.more

October 1st, 2012

Lahmeyer International at Power + Water Middle East 2012 in Abu Dhabi

A broad spectrum of engineering consulting services will be presented by Lahmeyer International at the Power + Water Middle East Conference in Abu Dhabi.more

September 26th, 2012

Lahmeyer Group plans Hydropower Station on the Amazon

A hydropower station in the Amazon jungle will secure the long-term electricity supply for 500,000 inhabitants of Iquitos, a remote Peruvian township.more

September 21st, 2012

Lahmeyer at European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition 2012, Hall 3.1 Stand C13

Renewable energies will be the focus of the 27th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC), in Frankfurt.more

September 17th, 2012

Lahmeyer International at Husum WindEnergy Trade Fair 2012

From September 18th to 22nd, Lahmeyer International will present its comprehensive range of services in hall 4 at stand 4E05.more

September 7th, 2012

Global record year for renewable energies – Lahmeyer publishes status report

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.more

September 3rd, 2012

Lahmeyer International plans Expansion of Power Stations in Saudi Arabia

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.more

August 27th, 2012

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.more

August 9th, 2012

After Explosion: Vasilikos 5 CCGT in Cyprus back in Operation

In July 2011, a devastating explosion destroyed large parts of the Vasilikos power plant in Cyprus.more

July 30th, 2012

Hail 2 Power Plant in Saudi Arabia: first gas turbines commissioned

Earlier than originally scheduled, the first two gas turbines of Hail 2 power plant unit 2 have been taken into operation in May.more

July 23rd, 2012

Sanitation Project of the Moroccan Drinking Water Authorities together with Lahmeyer GKW Consult

Sanitary conditions will improve considerably for the inhabitants of 24 towns in Morocco during the coming five years.more

July 16th, 2012

Initiative for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the Greater Mekong Sub-region

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.more

July 9th, 2012

Laying the Cornerstone for Egypt’s New Assiut Barrage und Hydropower Plant

Egypt recently celebrated the construction start of the New Assiut Barrage and Hydropower Plant on the River Nile adjacent to the city of Assiut.more

July 3rd, 2012

Mobility by Real Estate

A model project in Frankfurt Rhein-Main connects living and driving in an environmentally sound manner.more

June 15th, 2012

Lahmeyer acquires majority in IDP Consult

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.more

May 25th, 2012

Lahmeyer at Power-Gen Europe 2012 Hall 9 at booth 9A1

The future power supply is in the centre of attention at the Power-Gen Europe 2012 trade fair and congress event in Cologne.more

May 22nd, 2012

Power supply in Kyrgyzstan will soon follow modern standards – Rehabilitation of high-voltage grid

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.more

April 24th, 2012

Ground-Breaking Ceremony for the first 50 MW Wind Farm in Pakistan

With the ground-breaking ceremony in March 2012, the construction of the first large wind farm in Pakistan was officially started.more

March 21st, 2012

Extension of High-Voltage Grid in Qatar: New Major Site Supervision Contract

Lahmeyer International continues to consolidate its position as an Engineering Consultant in the energy sector in the Arabian Gulf with a new major contract.more

March 9th, 2012

Rehabilitation of Zvornik Hydroelectric Power Plant in Serbia

After an operation time of almost sixty years the Zvornik Hydroelectric Power Plant on the Drina River needs rehabilitation.more

March 1st, 2012

Lahmeyer acquires Pöyry’s international water business

The Lahmeyer Group continues to grow and has acquired the Mannheim-based firm Pöyry Environment on 1 March 2012.more

February 17th, 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.more

February 9th, 2012

Feasibility Study for a Major Project in Sierra Leone: Bumbuna Phase 2 Hydropower Project

The further development of the existing Bumbuna Hydropower Project is one of the largest private-sector projects in Africa.more

December 23rd, 2011

High-Head Hydropower Project in Pakistan

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.more

December 14th, 2011

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.more

November 30th, 2011

Storm Surge Protection for the Baltic Coast

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.more

November 18th, 2011

Lahmeyer International supports West Africa’s first wind farm project

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.more

April 3rd, 2014

Lahmeyer enhances Energy Reliability for Europe: Nord Stream Baltic Sea Pipeline starts Operation

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.more

November 8th, 2011

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.more

November 2nd, 2011

Open the way for renewable energies in Sudan - Lahmeyer International plays a leading role

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.more

November 1st, 2011

Advanced Coastal Protection meeting the Challenges of Climate Change

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.more

October 10th, 2011

Wind Energy and Photovoltaics – successful presentation of Lahmeyer at Expo Eolica in Rome

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.more

October 1st, 2011

Markus Auer becomes new CFO of Lahmeyer

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.more

September 27th, 2011

Continuation of activities for Wendlingen-Ulm railway line with Lahmeyer Rhein-Main

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.more

September 12th, 2011

Increasing Business in Russian Thermal Power Sector

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.more

September 1st, 2011

Consulting for numerous solar projects in Bulgaria

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.more

August 29th, 2011

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.more

August 22nd, 2011

Contract awarded for design of the 1000 MW Lagobianco pumped storage project in Switzerland

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.more

August 16th, 2011

World Bank lifts debarment against Lahmeyer International

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.more

July 19th, 2011

Energy Planning: Lahmeyer International develops master plan for Renewable Energy in Egypt

In July 2011 the KfW Entwicklungsbank has awarded Lahmeyer International to prepare the first renewable energy master plan for Egypt.more

July 18th, 2011

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.more

July 13th, 2011

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.more

July 11th, 2011

Urban Development with a Future: The Economic Council invited for Panel Discussion at Lahmeyer

Experts from research, politics and economy expressed their opinion on the topic “urbanity of tomorrow in the urban surroundings of today”.more

July 11th, 2011

Review of two feasibility studies for Jamba-la Mina and Jamba-la Oma, Angola

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.more

June 17th, 2011

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.more

May 11th, 2011

Extension of the Vianden Pumped Storage Power Plant in Luxembourg by Unit 11

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.more

March 31st, 2011

Himachal Clean Energy Development Investment Program, India

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.more

February 18th, 2011

Lahmeyer International wins contract for coal fired power plant in Kazakhstan

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.more

February 9th, 2011

Extension of the Vianden Pumped Storage Scheme, Unit 11, Luxemburg

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.more

February 2nd, 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.more

January 17th, 2011

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.more


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