The European Investment Bank (EIB) awarded MWH, now part of Stantec, with a frame work contract for providing support to EIB advisory services (EIBAS) activities inside and outside the 28 countries of the European Union. For a total period of four years, the MWH team in Belgium will deliver support services on Lot 2, which focuses on energy projects inside the EU, as well as in accession countries, neighbourhood countries, Sub-Saharan African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries, Asian and Latin-American countries.
The missions under the contract will mainly provide support to the preparation of projects in the following subsectors:
- Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Networks: thermal power and CHP plants (coal, gas, oil, conventional thermal, OCGT, CCGT, reciprocating engine); carbon capture and storage (CCS), electricity transmission (HVAC, HVDC, terrestrial, offshore); electricity distribution networks (active distribution and smart meters included); energy storage.
- Oil and Gas: oil & gas exploration/production; oil & gas transmission & distribution networks including storage; LNG; oil refining.
- Renewable Energy: hydropower (dam, run-of-the-river, regulating, pumped storage); wind energy, onshore, offshore, ocean (tidal, wave, current); photovoltaic and concentrated solar thermal power; solar thermal; geothermal heat and power; biomass heat-only, power and cogeneration, biogas and waste incineration.
- Energy Efficiency: energy efficiency in buildings (residential and non-residential sectors); energy efficiency in street lighting; energy efficiency in municipal infrastructure; energy efficiency in transport; energy efficiency in industry; district heating/cooling networks, small-scale cogeneration, including micro-generation.
Christophe Leroy, Operations Director for MWH in Belgium, stated “We are proud to have been awarded this long-term contract with the EIB, which will give us the opportunity to showcase the full width of our energy capabilities. We are actively involved in a number of energy and energy efficiency projects around the globe, and we look forward to continue our support to the EIB in this specialty field of MWH.”