Fichtner’s bioenergy team has been at the forefront of the expanding bioenergy sector in the UK. We have provided highly regarded consultancy support to projects utilising biomass to generate heat and power, including established technologies such as conventional combustion and anaerobic digestion, along with new and emerging technologies in the UK such as advanced thermal treatment.
Fichtner’s experience includes projects that recover energy from a diverse range of biomass feedstocks including forestry, energy crops, meat and bone meal, paper sludge, agricultural waste and straw. Our broad knowledge base includes heat and power generation through steam raising boilers, biogas engines, steam turbines, and organic Rankine cycle technology. Recent projects have included upgrading biomethane for use as a transport fuel, and for injection into the gas grid, as well as heat only biomass boilers.
Fichtner has undertaken the roles of Owner’s Engineer, Technical Advisor and Lender’s Engineer during the development and construction of a large proportion of the UK’s biomass fuelled power stations and numerous anaerobic digestion plants. Our team is highly active in technical due diligence assessments, supporting the financing, sale, acquisition and refinancing of bioenergy projects.
Fichtner specialises in supporting developers and financial institutions through the challenge of developing bankable bioenergy projects. Fichtner has a clear understanding of the opportunities available through incentives schemes such as Contracts for Difference, the Renewable Obligation, Feed-In Tariff, and Renewable Heat Incentive.
Fichtner’s renewable energy expertise encompasses the on and off shore wind, solar PV, solar thermal, hydro and tidal sectors.
Fichtner has been actively involved in the development and support of a number of power sector projects in the UK, encompassing coal, gas and oil fired power technologies.
Fichtner has been actively involved with the development, financing, delivery, optimisation, and upgrade of every technology currently being utilised in the UK to recover energy and recyclable materials from solid waste.
Fichtner’s bioenergy team has been at the forefront of the expanding bioenergy sector in the UK. We have provided highly regarded consultancy support to projects utilising biomass to generate heat and power.
Fichtner’s industrial experience includes the provision of high added value services to prestigious clients engaged in the manufacture and distribution of Chemicals, Food and Beverages among others.
From project concept to operation, Fichtner provides a comprehensive range of electrical engineering services.