Power Generation and Transmission
Power sector, involving both generation and transmission, has been Fichtner India’s main focus where our expertise covers technical, commercial and economic aspects. We offer wide ranging energy solutions from energy generation to its efficient utilization. Our experience in power generation spans from conventional power generation technologies, to emerging technologies including renewable energy.
Design & Engineering of thermal power plants, both solid fuel fired and oil/ gas fired, involving Super Critical power plants, Gas Turbine based Simple/ combined cycle plants, IC Engine based plants, has been Fichtner India’s core business and, over decades, we have accumulated expertise from hundreds of design and engineering projects. We also develop solutions for electrical substation and transmission projects. We are also committed to sustainable energy through renewable energy solutions involving solar and biomass. Our consultancy services cover the engineering needs of the oil and gas industry as well.
We advise clients throughout the project lifecycle starting from pre-feasibility during project development phase, procurement assistance during implementation phase to design & engineering during construction phase.
- Thermal Power Plants
Thermal Power Plants
Design and Engineering of Thermal Power Plants has been our core expertise. The capability for design ranges from less than 1 MW plant to large super critical plants with 800 MW units covering all types of fuels such as solid, liquid and gaseous fuels involving boiler plants with steam turbines, IC Engine Plants and Simple/ Combine cycle GT plant. Our clients trust and rely on our vast experience in offering services ranging from conceptual design through to site supervision and management of commissioning. We handle all engineering sections, managing the inter disciplines covering Process, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and I&C.
Our engineers are well versed with the state-of-the-art technologies, the design standards and norms and the operating practices. This combined with the knowledge of all influencing factors, processes and planning steps contribute to our design optimization process as well as in assessment of plant performance.
In addition to technology and economic performance, we also take into consideration, environmental protection and sustainability, plant safety and operation & maintenance aspects.
The various types of power plants that we handle include,
- Coal- and lignite-fired power plants
- Gas turbine based Simple /Combined cycle power plants
- Industrial captive power plants
- Combined Heat and Power Cogeneration plants
- Waste-to-energy plants
- IC Engine plants
- Renewable Energy
Fichtner India provides engineering and consultancy services in the areas of renewable energies, thereby contributing towards environmental and climate protection.
We handle projects in different sectors of renewable energies and support our clients throughout all project phases, from feasibility study through to plant commissioning. Projects that we handle include those on small scale as well as large-scale projects with installed capacities of over 100 MW. Fichtner India can also takes over complete project management for such projects. We also provide expert assistance for other tasks such as technical due diligence services for investors and financial institutions
- Due diligence including feasibility report and Detailed Project Report
- Lender Engineering Services
- Owner Engineering Services
- Design Engineering Services including analysis of resource potential
The renewable energy plants addressed by Fichtner India Include,
- Solar Photovoltaics (PV) power Plants
- Solar Thermal Power Plants
- Wind Energy Plants
- Hydro Power Plants
- Biomass based Power Plants
- Waste to Energy Plants
- Energy Efficiency
In all energy applications, the most pertinent question is whether energy sources are being used efficiently and what are the possibilities to improve the process efficiency thereby maximizing the energy utilization.
Fichtner India has provided engineering solutions for process improvements, heat recovery, performance optimization and efficiency improvement; in coal based thermal power plants, combined cycle plants, captive cogeneration power plants.
- Study the existing plant features
- Study the process and understand the areas for improvement
- Analyse the process parameters
- Suggest modifications for improving performance
- Transmission and Distribution
Transmission and Distribution
We offer solutions to our client for substation and transmission and distribution projects through their lifecycle. We provide a range of expertise for substation and transmission line projects spanning feasibility studies for site selection and routing, basic and detailed engineering, procurement assistance, project management and site supervision for construction and commissioning.
Our competencies include,
- Substation/ Switchyards( AIS & GIS)
- High-voltage and Extra High Voltage Transmission lines
- Grid control systems / SCADA
- Power System Studies
Planning and optimization of facilities for power transmission and distribution belong to our core activities. In this connection, we also develop tailored all-inclusive solutions for power transmission on all voltage levels. We have also been a reliable partner in HVDC projects assisting clients in detailed design and engineering.
In addition to electro technical and network studies, we assist our clients in grid expansion planning and optimization. We prepare calculations for network protection concepts. Subsequent to power failure analyses, we work out graded packages of countermeasures.
- Energy Storage
As part of development in renewable energy sector, the idea of energy storage is gaining momentum with the objective of maximizing the utilization of renewable energy. Fichtner India with the support of Fichtner Germany can offer services to cover all relevant storage technologies. These range from established technologies, like pumped storage hydropower, through battery storage, up to innovative concepts like molten metal and hydrogen storage.
The Fichtner Group possesses the know-how and the tools needed to tackle interdisciplinary assignments for all relevant storage technologies throughout the various project phases.
We support project developers, public utilities, lending institutions and investors in assessing energy storage projects under technical and commercial aspects.