At the forefront of technological innovations in hydropower generation
The increasing need for clean energy through the greater use of hydropower is a socio-political necessity today. We are here to make it happen.
We provide design and design review services for hydroelectric power plants, from concepts and feasibilities to tenders and detailed design, as well as site supervision. This includes expertise from all fields of engineering e.g. geology, geotechnical, tunnelling, civil, hydrology, hydraulic, mechanical or electrical engineering backgrounds. We also specialize in various legal, regulatory, institutional, financial, technical, social and environmental frameworks for design.
Whether you need independent technical advice or a project life-cycle partner, our comprehensive in-house expertise allows us to provide the exact services you need to help identify and preserve your investments in hydro services. We work closely with you, bringing best practice gained from over a century of international hydro expertise, enabling you to successfully execute your project, in a way which is socially, environmentally and economically responsible.
Our experience encompasses a wide range of conventional plants, from the alpine type comprising long tunnels and hundreds of meters' head, to low run-of-river schemes developing a few meters of head, both with weirs and dams. Clients can rely on our expert services in dam design, based on our long experience, and on our extensive know-how, developed over the more recent past, in the design and implementation of reversible pumped storage plants.
As a result of the rising energy demands, many existing power plants are in need of rehabilitation and upgrading to increase energy efficiency, reliability and flexibility. For a continuous, economical operation of these plants, we provide our clients with complete renewal concepts and investment planning, as well as renovation of civil works, penstocks, optimization of turbines and electro-mechanical equipment.
Our key competencies
- Hydropower Plants
- Dams and Reservoirs
- Pumped Storage Power Plants
- Rehabilitation, Modernization and Upgrading
Areas of service expertise
- Building Information Modelling (BIM)
- Feasibility study
- Basic design
- Tender documents
- Detailed design
- Site supervision
- Due Diligence
- Asset valuation
- Master planning
- Monitoring & Survey
- Operation & Maintenance
- Environmental & Social Impact Assessment
- Training & Know-how transfer/Capacity Building
- Health and safety coordination
- Construction management
- Modelling Tools: Climate change, CFD, Damosy, Sediment management
- Owner’s Engineer
- Lender’s Engineer
- Contractor's Engineer
- Developer’s Engineer
- Supplier’s Engineer
- Independent Engineer
We are committed to innovation and achieving the highest safety standards on all our projects, using Integrated Management System (for our ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018/OHSAS 18001:2007 certificates, see our Policies and Management System) and proven cutting-edge technologies and safety practices to avoid and reduce risks to our employees, clients, partners and surrounding communities.