Industrial players currently face a double challenge: how can they battle increasing energy costs and reduce emissions at the same time. Bilfinger Tebodin CEE, one of the largest consulting, engineering and construction management firms in Central and Eastern Europe, is here to help industrial businesses that want to make their operations energy efficient or even self-sufficient.
Bilfinger Tebodin supports plant operators from the initial idea through to planning by providing market intelligence and technology scouting, consulting on investment planning, conducting feasibility studies and performing conceptual, basic and detail engineering on their behalf.
Southeast Europe is ready for energy independence
“Our expertise is shared throughout the region. We have experts who are specialised in solar or wind farm construction, industrial decarbonisation, energy audits, hydrogen production or waste heat utilisation,” explains Martin Dittrich, market leader for Energy Transition at Bilfinger Tebodin CEE. Dedicated teams have worked on transformative projects for Polish energy group Polenergia (construction of new wind and solar farms), helped major Czech chemicals manufacturer Spolchemie Group asses production and transportation options for its by-product hydrogen and provided a full scope of services (called EPCM) for a new second generation bioethanol plant in Romania. Additional added value of Bilfinger Tebodin CEE, which has offices in Romania, Serbia, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Ukraine, is that technical know- how is complemented by local insight. Market leader for Southeast Europe, George Cursaru, follows the trends and is in a position to provide a broader perspective: “The number of opportunities available in Southeast Europe is increasing. In Romania, for example, there are Black Sea operations planned for new gas reserves. Together with planned offshore wind projects - with the advantage of finally having a dedicated law adopted, these operations can secure Romanian energy independence for almost ten years,” George Cursaru comments.
Laws and regulations are not the only factors that are changing. Available technologies are continuously improving, with increased efficiency, lower operational costs and extensive solutions to address engineering challenges. “Many of our clients in the industrial sector now strive for sustainable production and have either transitioned or begun transitioning to a circular business model. We have the knowledge and the proven trackrecord to support them in this transformation in the most cost effective manner,” adds George Cursaru.