Fichtner Consulting Engineers Ltd appointed Owners Engineer on Viridor’s Runcorn Carbon Capture facility

Fichtner is delighted to have been appointed as the Owners Engineer by Viridor for the Runcorn Carbon Capture facility.

Press Release: Fichtner Announces Board Restructure

After serving diligently for 28 years, John Weatherby stepped down in February from his role as the Managing Director of Fichtner Consulting Engineers Ltd. Rob Hawcutt has taken over as the new Managing Director, and Duncan Abernethy has been promoted to the position of Chairman. Read on for further information.

Team Spotlight Session – Bo Jiang

For our first team spotlight of 2024, we sat down with Bo Jiang, a valued consultant based in our Stockport head office. Bo joined Fichtner in 2022 and has since become an integral part of our team, providing expert support to our clients through her extensive knowledge in comprehensive power system studies.

Press Release: Statera acquisition by EQT Infrastructure

Fichtner is delighted to have assisted Statera on its acquisition by EQT Infrastructure. We look forward to continuing our support to Statera and EQT Group in the further development and delivery of their portfolio of innovative projects.

Graduate Scheme 2024

The Fichtner team have been busy visiting university careers fairs over the past week to discuss engineering, consultancy, and all things energy transition as part of our graduate recruitment programme. Each year, we look to recruit a number of mechanical, aeronautical, or chemical engineers through our graduate scheme to support us in delivering projects that pave the way for a sustainable future.

Press Release: Varco Energy agrees financing for UK projects with NatWest

A huge congratulations to Varco Energy on securing a £58 million debt financing facility with Natwest to fund its pipeline of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS). Fichtner is delighted to have supported Varco by providing technical advice towards securing this debt financing facility.

The Fichtner team reaches new heights!

We are excited to share the news of our team’s accomplishment in completing the 3 Peaks Challenge in just over 25 hours! Our team tackled the three highest peaks in the UK – Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike, and Snowdon – all in honour of raising for funds for Breast Cancer Now.

Battery Storage Systems – Q&A Session

Welcome to our next technology insights Q&A session, in this instalment we sat down with Senior Consultant, Kevin Byrne, to discuss the fascinating world of battery storage systems. In this insightful conversation, we will delve into the intricacies of these systems, exploring their benefits, applications, and the future of energy storage.

Exploring the Potential of Green Hydrogen: Q&A Session

In this instalment we sat down with Associate Senior Consultant, Nicole Tang, to answer key questions about green hydrogen, discuss the advantages and challenges of hydrogen electrolyser projects, and shed light on the future prospects of hydrogen as a key player in the energy transition.

International Women in Engineering Day – Introducing the Chair of the Women in Fichtner Group

The Women in Fichtner Group is led and chaired by Georgina Ross, a Consultant based in our Stockport office. Georgina joined us in 2022 as a Chemical Engineer with significant experience working on Energy from Waste and Biomass projects, and in early 2023 was nominated to take on the chair position of the women’s group.