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Press Releases from Lahmeyer International GmbH (14 total)

Lahmeyer supports tender process for power plant in Sudan

A new gas turbine power plant is planned to provide a more reliable electricity supply in the southern part of the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Lahmeyer International has been contracted as the technical consultant to identify a suitable EPC contractor to construct the planned 300 MW gas turbine power plant. In early July 2018, eight companies presented their bids to participate in the tendering process. In 2021, the Albagair Open Cycle Power

Lahmeyer International receives environmental certification

According to DIN EN ISO 14001 The introduction of the environmental management system in accordance with DIN EN ISO 14001 means Lahmeyer International will be promoting environmentally-friendly and culture-friendly sustainable development. The company will also continuously improve its performance in this area in the future. The growth of environmental awareness and public interest have an impact on business activities. The demand for environmentally-friendly services and socially responsible companies has gained in

“Hessischer Kreis” visits Lahmeyer International

Lahmeyer International recently invited the friends of the “Hessischer Kreis” to a presentation event held on the evening of 31 October in Bad Vibel. Martin Seeger, Managing Director of Lahmeyer International, welcomed the 100 or so entrepreneurs and senior managers from companies in the state of Hessen, along with guest speaker Prof. Dr. Adriano Freire, who had travelled from Lisbon. He is President of the EGOS Institute and Professor on

New control centres will optimize power supply in Cairo

Two new distribution network control centres will be implemented by the end of 2019 to contribute to an efficient and reliable power supply in the metropolitan area of Cairo. On October 4th, Lahmeyer International signed a contract for providing the corresponding consulting services to the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC). The Egyptian state television, ERTU, broadcasted the official contract awarding ceremony and showed the handshake between Eng. Gaber Desouky Moustafa, Chairman

Changes at Tractebel Engineering S.A. in Dubai

Thomas Shaw-Dunn and Frederic Arnaud have taken over the management of Tractebel Engineering in Dubai. The long-standing Managing Director Alain Vannerum will leave the company with effect from 31 December 2018. Until then he will support the new management to allow a smooth transition process. We would like to thank Alain for his valuable contributions to build the business in the Middle East and wish him all the best for

Official opening of key project for the energy transition, Bavaria

Innovative battery storage system An innovative battery storage system was officially inaugurated on 25 May, 2018 in Pfreimd, Bavaria. On the site of the Oberpfalz-based hydropower plant group, ENGIE Deutschland implemented the storage system with a capacity of 13.5 MWh. It supplements the existing 137 MW hydropower plant and provides support for a more reliable and efficient power supply with a high regenerative element. Bavarian Minister for Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology,

Lahmeyer carries out study on environmental assessments for wind energy projects

At the end of August 2018, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the Arab region (RCREEE) published a report on the environmental and social impacts of potential wind power projects in the Gulf of Suez region. The report is based on a study performed by Lahmeyer International and its joint venture partner ecoda Umweltgutachten. Its objective is to strategically assess the impacts of wind energy projects

Start of construction for water tunnel in Sri Lanka

To provide six million people in the northern dry region of Sri Lanka with water and to support the economic development of the country, the government is working on a complex water resources project. At the end of July, the groundbreaking ceremony was held for the construction of two water tunnels. Lahmeyer International in a joint venture with its partner Geoconsult (Austria) prepared the engineering designs and will supervise construction

Dam Complex of the Upper Atbara multi-purpose project – all power generating u …

The grid synchronisation of the last power generating unit of the hydropower plant of the Dam Complex of Upper Atbara Project (DCUAP), in the eastern region of Sudan, which was achieved for the first time on 11 June 2018, brought the commissioning phase of the project to completion. That last unit has been in regular operation since then, along with all the previously commissioned generating units. The four vertical Kaplan

Lahmeyer prepares master plan for water resources and hydropower development in …

On 26 June, Lahmeyer International signed a contract for a major project in Nepal with the Water and Energy Commission Secretariat (WECS). The Himalayan country is launching a study to set up a master plan for river basin and hydropower development. Within the scope of the project, Lahmeyer and the joint venture partner Changjiang Institute of Survey, Planning, Design and Research (China) will prepare a comprehensive study on the topic

DAkkS accreditation renewal for Lahmeyer International for wind yield reports

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. A wind energy yield report provides an assessment of the potential energy yield of a planned wind energy converter or a

Efficiency record – Lahmeyer supports optimisation of combined cycle power pla …

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. The plant’s owner/operator installed H-class gas turbines for the first time in Pakistan. With the expertise of Lahmeyer engineers during design, construction and operation phases, the plant’s contractor conducted a precise analysis of the turbines’ potential and was able to optimise their efficiency above

Quality Management – Lahmeyer successfully certified according to the new norm …

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. In addition to Lahmeyer International, the subsidiaries Lahmeyer Deutschland, Lahmeyer München, GKW Consult and Lahmeyer International in Abu Dhabi were included in the matrix certification. The high quality of work is a supporting

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 the international engineering company Tractebel. The inauguration event was attended by the CEOs of many of the companies’ most important customers. “Our inauguration party was a big success as we were able