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Energy transition: Waste wood as a concept for coal phase-out

Reduce CO2 – burn waste wood instead of coal! Our concept study shows how the Bremen-Farge coal-fired power plant in northern Germany can switch to waste wood combustion as early as 2024. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is considered the main cause of climate change. Tractebel is therefore looking for solutions to reduce greenhouse gas. To that end, the coal-fired power …

Construction of South Asia’s longest water tunnel begins

The island nation of Sri Lanka aims to better manage its water resources. To that end, the Mahaweli Ministry of Irrigation has launched a major investment program for sustainable irrigation and drinking water supplied from the Mahaweli River Basin. Tractebel’s experts are providing detailed engineering design and construction supervision of a major irrigation tunnel in …

More hydropower from existing plant

Tractebel’s hydropower experts are designing a resource-efficient pumped–storage plant in Austria, the Limberg III, which will increase the output of the Kaprun district power plants by around one third. For decades, the VERBUND power plant group in Kaprun has been supplying consumers with regenerative energy, both within Austria and beyond. A new pumped-storage power plant, Limberg III, will be built in the vicinity of Zell am See as an addition …