Eight Hours Off-Road for a 30-Minute Site Visit

Eight hours’ off-road driving for a 30-minute site visit? It seems excessive, but that is what happened when I was invited by the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) to visit Devil’s Gorge as part of a proposal preparation. And let me tell you, it was worth it. Devil’s Gorge is one of Zambia’s hidden gems, tucked [...]

By |2023-04-21T17:51:39+02:0021. April 2023|

My Afghanistan Project – Fragile Contexts, Digitalisation, Remote Management, Monitoring and Verification

Interview given during a virtual conference organized by KfW / BMZ Last month I gave an interview during a three-day virtual conference organized by KfW / BMZ, whose main topic was the use of remote management in fragile contexts. I was initially contacted by the organizers at the end of last year. We discussed and [...]

By |2023-02-27T08:57:44+01:0024. February 2021|Tags: |

CSR Projects of Fichtner India: Reliable electricity and energy services for preferred basic needs of villagers without CO2 emissions

Availability, affordability and productive utilization of electricity, which help create jobs and give people the means to earn regular income, are essential for ensuring the reduction of poverty. Combined with critical energy services for lighting, cooking and drinking water, they help create humane living conditions. Cheap and abundant fossil fuels have enabled “developed countries” to [...]

By |2023-02-27T08:56:41+01:0005. May 2020|Tags: |

From Dream Island to Reality Check: A Project in the Maldives

I have been working for Fichtner for over 12 years. It has been an instructive experience because the wide variety of projects in the field of renewable energies and energy efficiency have given me ample opportunity to acquaint myself with new cultures. Some countries in Central and South America, such as Mexico and Uruguay, [...]

By |2023-02-27T08:56:02+01:0006. March 2020|