The project encompasses the coastal protection of the City of Ostend, to protect her from floods during extreme storms.
The offshore wind farm Thornton Bank is C-Power's project for development and implementation of renewable energy in Belgium. With the installation of 6 wind turbines of 5 MW in a...read more
In 2011, Tractebel has performed a feasibility study and conceptual design to select the most appropriate foundation type for the Northwind project. Tractebel was awarded early 2012 the Owner's Engineering...read more
The project consists of 55 wind turbines Vestas V90 3 MW and is located on the Bligh Bank approximately 46 km off the Belgian coast in water depths ranging from...read more
This project is being developed and foresees turbines with capacities in the range of 4 to 10 MW with a total park capacity of minimum 288 MW. The project is...read more
This project is being developed and foresees turbines with capacities in the range of 3 to 10 MW with a total park capacity of minimum 300 MW. The project is...read more
As part of a large renewable energy promotion plan, the French Government launched in 2011 an invitation to tender, called Round I, for five wind farms along the French coast...read more
As part of a large renewable energy promotion plan, the French Government launched in 2013 an invitation to tender, called Round II and as a succession of Round I, for...read more
Tractebel coordinated the entire project and carried out the safety analysis for the plan. A methodology was then devised based on this analysis for protecting dunes, beaches, dikes and ports...read more
Tractebel took on the task of dismantling the Electrabel site in Schelle (Belgium); buildings and installations on the site no longer in operation were to be demolished.
The Amercoeur multi-fuel plant, which operates on coal, fuel oil, natural gas and blast furnace gas, comprises two 125 MW monoblock groups. Tractebel installed a new steam gas turbine in...read more
Tractebel carried out the feasibility study for the project and specified the most effective pit filling method.
Tractebel applied 20 depth and pressure measurements to fully investigate and analyse the site pollution
Tractebel assisted Tertre, a town in Wallonia (Belgium), in decontaminating two former industrial sites filled with toxic waste. The sites were partly submerged in an aquifer and had a limited...read more
In 2009 Electrabel shut down its coal and gas plant in Mol (Belgium) and asked Tractebel to carry out a feasibility study on dismantling the entire site.
Electrabel decided to dismantle the Group 19 installation and commissioned Tractebel with a feasibility study on the project. The study also took into account Group 20 and 30 which had...read more
In 2010 Electrabel permanently ended energy production at the Kallo (Belgium) power plant. Tractebel was commissioned with carrying out a feasibility study on dismantling the site, taking into account the...read more
In 2008 the city of Ghent decided to convert the former North Dock port area into a multipurpose area for homes, offices, shops and green spaces. But the heavily contaminated...read more
La Floridienne refuse dump located along the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal used to be one of the most contaminated sites in Flanders. Tractebel supported the clean-up operation of the site so that...read more
In 2008 Electrabel commissioned Tractebel with the task of preparing a feasibility study on closing down and dismantling Borzeşti power station in Romania. The presence of asbestos in the power...read more
Tractebel provided support in Beervelde in constructing a new collection system with a separate sewer system. The project also included renovating an existing pump station and building a new discharge...read more
A new wastewater plant will treat the wastewater from the equivalent of 92,000 inhabitants from 2012 in the Hain Valley.
Tractebel compiled the EIA for the draft of the strategic plan for developing the port of Antwerp. The aim of this was to confirm the delimitation of Antwerp's port area...read more
The Flemish Region's Nature and Forestry Agency invited Tractebel to examine the options for the natural development of Valley of the Grote Nete. In fact, to achieve the conservation objectives...read more
Tractebel devised an ecological solution to resolve fish migration and flooding problems in the Zwalm region (Flanders, Belgium). Since water mills pose an insurmountable obstacle to fish, we designed a...read more
Tractebel is helping OVAM devise a methodology for identifying and establishing cooperation in organisation chains, so a to increase the number of environmentally-responsible products and close the material chains. The...read more
Tractebel provided assistance in the first three phases of the transition cycle: problem analysis, vision development and identification of actions. A common agenda had been drawn up by 2007, featuring...read more
Right on the border with the Western Scheldt, according to the agreements in the 2010 Development Plan for the Scheldt estuary, at least 600 hectares of the estuary’s natural environment...read more
The De Teut and Tenhaagdoornheide nature reserves form an extensive area of heathland between Houthalen-Helchteren, Zonhoven and Zwartberg-Genk, with numerous marshes and other stretches of open water. Tractebel carried out...read more
As part of the construction of a new LNG terminal in Antifer, France, Tractebel provided consultancy .
The refuse dump in Lewarde, France, has already been in use for more than 25 years. Tractebel performed the technical and infrastructure studies to expand the site.
In 2010 Tractebel launched the feasibility study looking at the expansion of an existing technical landfill site to handle rocks generated from manganese production. Subject to approval, the principal Erachem-Comilog...read more
Saudi Arabia called on Tractebel’s expertise in selecting a site for processing radioactive waste. The project kicked off with suggesting 19 potential zones with an area of 400 km². From...read more
FPG relied on the geological, hydrogeological and geotechnical expertise offered by Tractebel.
As part of a new strategy promoting a sustainable materials policy, Tractebel carried out an international environmental analysis for OVAM (Public Waste Agency of Flanders).
In 2006 the government decided to turn the site in Dessel, Belgium, into a storage site for short-life and low radioactive waste. The Belgian Agency for Radioactive Waste and Enriched...read more
As part of the EIA plan Tractebel identified in 2007-2008 the possible political/administrative, social, technical/content, organisational, legal/legislative, spatial/geographical, as well as financial/economic risks for the project using the RISMAN method.
The Belgian Agency for Radioactive Waste and Enriched Fissile Material (NIRAS/ONDRAF) is devising a Waste Plan containing proposals for the long-term management of highly radioactive and/or long-lived waste.
Tractebel was commissioned by the Flemish Land Agency to develop alternative natural design concepts for the rivers Reytgracht, Middelgracht and Riedekensbeek in the area surrounding the Bos‘t Ename woodland in...read more
Tractebel was invited to devise the project plans to protect the coastline against further erosion and to prevent or slow down the process of the river mouth becoming cut off.
Tractebel was commissioned by the Project group Proses2010 to carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA). On the basis of this, the Flemish Government decided to extend the Zwin natural...read more
Tractebel devised the detailed geotechnical design, and optimised and refined the conceptual design.
In Asse (Belgium) Tractebel acted as recognised type II soil decontamination expert during the construction of a seal for a refuse dump adjacent to Asphaltco’s former factory site. The soil...read more
In Namur wastewater and rainwater are discharged directly into the Rivers Meuse or Sambre via the city’s sewer system. The city called upon Tractebel’s services to help them purify this...read more