Energy & Plant Engineering

ENERGY & PLANT ENGINEERING

MARKET TRENDS

To limit global warming and greenhouse gas emissions, a fundamental diversification of energy generation beyond electricity should be adopted, with a focus on decarbonizing heating and cooling networks as well as transportation. Currently, fossil fuels account for 80% of the global energy system (coal, oil and gas). By 2030, the EU wants to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% compared to 1990 levels.

Challenges:

  • Investing in renewable energy development (photovoltaic, wind, biogas, etc.)
  • To counteract the intermittent nature of renewable energy generation, integrate energy storage systems.
  • Create a new generation of high-performance nuclear reactors that are less costly and have a shorter time to market.

Each link in the energy chain will be severely affected by digital technology and data exploitation. The production engineer can now track and rectify the drift of his processes in real time, the plant manager can get an evaluation of his facility's overall economic performance every evening, and the energy management authority can optimize day-to-day resource management and market energy purchases. These new problems put the engineer at the center of the change a new and crucial role.

Intelligent demand management technologies, for example, may provide around 185 GW of global energy flexibility. Between 2016 and 2040, this would save €270 billion in new electrical infrastructure investment.

Challenges:

  • In existing facilities, deploy the architecture and control systems.
  • Ensure the linked energy system's cyber security
  • All transportation networks should be connected to the delivery site.

Energy, water, and mineral resources are under growing strain as a result of economic and population expansion. New discovery, operations, and recycling (at regulated costs) technologies will need to be built in tandem with the energy transition in order to expand access to these resources and optimize their utilization.

According to the United Nations, the world population will reach 9.7 billion people by 2050. To fulfill this need, material extraction will have to be tripled (180 billion tonnes per year).

Challenges:

  • At a low cost, develop innovative exploration and operations technologies (e.g.: deep sea)
  • Meet the need for new applications (e.g., cobalt/electric cars).
  • Create innovative garbage sorting and recycling methods.

OUR COMPETENCES

Basic & Detail Engineering
Basic & Detail Engineering
Technical Documentation

OUR CLIENTS

Energy Suppliers
Energy Equipment Manufacturers
Recycling Companies