Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945. The company employs more than 16,500 experts globally and has especially strong representation in the Nordics, UK, North America, Continental Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. With 300 offices in 35 countries, Ramboll combines local experience with a global knowledgebase constantly striving to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our clients, the end-users, and society at large. Ramboll works across the following markets: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy and Management Consulting.
The London suburb of Wembley Park is well known to football fans. Currently undergoing extensive regeneration, the suburb is being transformed into a best in class example of how district heating can supply urban areas with efficient, affordable and sustainable energy.
Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl, together with MLA+ and Colliers, won the competition for the detailed design of Xiaomeisha Coastal Zone in Shenzhen, China, with the key issues of reconnection, resilience and revival.
Ramboll has supported utility company Taarnby Forsyning (TF) in establishing one of the smartest and most advanced district heating and cooling systems in the world. The project demonstrates how smart cities are built on smart solutions that promote the synergy between energy and the environment while benefitting the local community.
Since 2014, Ramboll has provided consultancy services to Kwinana’s Waste-to-Energy Project, which reached Financial Close on 17 October 2018. Ramboll was instrumental in structuring the project, as well as negotiating the contract with Acciona Construction for designing and building the plant and negotiating the contract with Veolia Australia for operating the facility. Australia’s first large-scale […]
The Ramboll Group has entered into an agreement to acquire the US engineering and design consultancy OBG, adding 900 experts within water, energy, environment and advanced manufacturing with effect of 1 January 2019. With the acquisition Ramboll now has 2,000 experts in the US and 15,000 globally.
Denmark is one of the most energy efficient countries in the world. The widespread use of district heating systems and CHP supported by national energy policies since the 1970s has proved to be a successful way to improve the energy efficiency and tackle climate change and security of supply in Danish cities. These successful results […]
Ramboll has assisted The Metropolitan Copenhagen Heating Transmission Company (CTR) in replacing the main valves of Copenhagen’s district heating transmission system. Due to an unstable operation, the valves of ‘chamber 130.12’ needed to be replaced, which is the heart of the Copenhagen district heating system delivering heat to approximately 250.000 households. This is the first […]
The new plant in Western Australia has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions by 200,000 tonnes per year. Since 2014, Ramboll has provided consultancy services to Kwinana’s Waste-to-Energy Project, which reached Financial Close on 17 October 2018. Ramboll was instrumental in structuring the project, as well as negotiating the contract with Acciona Construction for designing […]
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) wants to address the higher frequency of heavy rainfalls through integration of traditional underground drainage infrastructure with above-ground, nature-based solutions into ongoing urban infrastructure planning.
As part of an international consortium, Ramboll is involved in the ROMEO research and development project. The project intends to advance the energy transition in Europe and reduce the costs of offshore wind energy
A growing list of high-profile offshore wind projects in the US is just one strength Ramboll’s experts highlighted at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Conference in Washington, DC, 16-18 October. Last year’s AWEA Offshore Wind Power Conference was a gathering place for experts to share ideas, big plans and visions for the future, recalls […]
State of New Jersey selects Ramboll to be Offshore Wind Strategic Plan Partner Ramboll will team with key New Jersey players to help the State secure a leadership role in the developing US offshore wind market. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) has selected Ramboll to coordinate and facilitate the development of […]
City of Cambridge releases results of Ramboll’s Low Carbon Energy Supply Strategy study. Cambridge is among the first U.S. cities to move to tactical implementation of carbon neutrality as part of its Net Zero Action Plan.
Ramboll provided consulting services to the City of Helsinki for flood strategy work during 2008. The project was conducted by the Helsinki City Planning Department with intent to formulate a common flood strategy for all departments of the City of Helsinki, to avoid and minimize the damages caused by floods. Ramboll interviewed representatives of all […]
The world population is growing and more people will have to live in cities. Therefore, the challenge of the future is not only to create sustainable cities, but also livable cities, which increase quality of life for the population. Ramboll has developed a livable city concept focusing on the important aspects, including the technical, economical and social […]
Ramboll helps to protect Denmark’s most valuable resource – the groundwater. Pollution and vulnerability problems are identified to keep the groundwater clean and safe for future generations. The Danish national groundwater mapping program secures clean, safe and fresh water to future demand. In Denmark the supply of drinking water is based entirely on groundwater. Hence […]
We provide water utilities and authorities with consulting services that ensure safe drinking water for both this and future generations. The distribution of water from source, to waterworks, to consumer can be complicated and challenging. Our specialists provide consultancy advice that covers the entire distribution process from technical to administrative. We provide the following services: […]
The combination of population growth, environmental degradation and climate change add new challenges to water management and regulation. Population growth, industry and irrigation, combined with the effect of climate change create an increasing demand for water. Water resource management encompasses a wide range of disciplines and expertise, including integrated water resource management, assessments of the […]
The safe handling of wastewater is essential to public health. Efficient and innovative design of wastewater systems is also a basis for sustainable development. We help our customers choose the optimal financial and most energy efficient solutions within the areas of: Wastewater management Strategic planning Drainage systems Wastewater treatment Operation and maintenance Ramboll has many years […]
Effective waste management is central to a sustainable future and critical for the conservation of limited natural resources. Effective waste management ensures the efficient and sustainable handling, treatment, transport and disposal of waste, including waste from households, industrial and construction sectors, while limiting greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, extraction of resources from the […]
Strategic Environmental Assesment (SEA) is a planning and development tool, used in an increasing number of countries and sectors to strengthen the sustainable development aspects in policy-making and planning. The aim of SEA is to strengthen the sustainable development aspects in policy, planning and programs cross sectors to mainstream environmental concerns and to facilitate and encourage participation […]
Ramboll’s knowledge and technological innovation within the soil and groundwater area is based on our experience in the investigation, risk assessment and remediation of thousands of impacted sites. Our clients consist of private and public developers on a local and a global level. We provide professional skills and know-how in all the phases of a project: […]
Industry is the cornerstone of modern society. It generates economic growth and thus better living conditions for people. However, industry also threatens our environment and climate. As a result, industrial engineers face some difficult dilemmas. How do we plan production that is sensitive to nature, climate and society? And how do we produce more with […]
Ramboll is one of the two consultants selected by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to undertake a number (circa 10-15) comprehensive Feasibility Studies for rehabilitation/upgrade of the existing district heating systems operated by the relevant Companies in selected municipalities. The framework agreement runs over three years starting from 2010 with a possible […]
The project, which is financed by the Danish Energy Research Programme EUDP, develops design of district heating and block heating as a cost efficient way of reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions in new and existing buildings. The objective is to reduce the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions related to the heating of buildings by […]
Heat Plan Denmark 2010 is an update of Heat Plan Denmark 2008 and confirmes how the sector has reduced the CO2 emission in Denmark since 1980 and how this development can continue in a cost effective way to an almost CO2 neutral heating sector in 2030. The study is based on an overall least cost evaluation of the […]
Heating pumps with vertical bore holes Funded by ELFORSK This preliminary project encompasses analyses, calculations and simulations and will establish the theoretical basis for a possible use of heating pumps with vertical borings. The outcome is to be a number of recommendations for the continued work, a map of potential Danish sites for vertical borings and […]
CTR AS requested a peak and reserve load plant to supply the Municipality of Tårnby and Copenhagen Airport in the event of district heating breakdown or extremely cold weather. The design of the plant makes a feature of the roof, capitalizing on the fact that every day, thousands of airline passengers will catch sight of […]
In 2014, Leif Koch, DHI, and Ramböll partnered with the Taipei Office of the Trade Council of Denmark and the Taiwan Water Corporation for a pilot project to reduce water loss in Taiwan. These organizations sent a team of leakage engineers and operators to work at a test site on Chijin Island. With the rising […]
Nordhavnen, located only 4km from the city centre of Copenhagen, is the largest metropolitan development project in Scandinavia in the years to come. With its fantastic accessibility to the city’s core infrastructure and direct access to the water, Nordhavnen will become a unique city district. The post-industrial harbour site will be developed over the next […]
The global trends of urbanisation, population growth and increased welfare challenge cities all over the world. This white paper shares methods of how water utilities can improve water quality, increase resource efficiency and ensure uninterrupted service to customers.
The exploitation of freshwater resources, population growth and the impacts of climate change calls for water management based on sound knowledge and sustainable practices. This White Paper covers the Danish approach to Integrated Water Resource Management and addresses complex water challenges.
Sustainable solutions are no longer a choice for most societies: they’re a must. Especially in our cities. Inside this White Paper you can find case examples of how to rethink urban development and gain greater value from investments in the city’s blue infrastructure.
As the climate changes and the number and frequency of rainfall events increases, so does the need for intelligent rainwater management solutions. This White Paper presents insight into lessons learned from Danish stakeholders within rainwater management and Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS).
It is estimated that 9 billion people will inhabit the planet by 2050 – 70% of these will live in cities. The increasing urbanisation will be a challenge to cities all over the world and the demand for new innovative solutions within urban mobility is growing. This white paper provides insight into the solutions that Denmark has to offer within urban sustainable transportation.
25-50% of all distributed water globally is lost or never invoiced due to illegal connections, inaccurate billing systems, inaccurate metering, leakages, deteriorating infrastructure and wrong water pressure management etc. – or in short Non-Revenue Water (NRW). This white paper examines how water utilities can improve efficiency and meet future demand for water by reducing Non-Revenue Water.
Climate change is affecting global rainfall patterns and water distribution. Since there is approximately 100 times more groundwater on Earth than fresh surface water, it makes sense to exploit groundwater as a source of water. The aim of this white paper is to share some of Denmark’s technologies, tools and methods for groundwater mapping and hydrogeological modelling.
On a global scale, less than half of all wastewater is collected and less than one fifth is treated. This and the threat of water scarcity underline the need for more efficient and smarter wastewater treatment across the world. This white paper provides lessons learned from Danish stakeholders within wastewater treatment.
A success criteria of good water treatment in district heating systems is optimum technical and economical operation both in the short and in the long run. Likewise, low chemical consumption is a success criteria, since the environment will be the least stressed by leakage of district heating water and at the same time, the risk […]
District Energy holds a vast potential for energy efficiency in urban areas. This White Paper highlights the key elements for success in district heating and cooling. It covers aspects from regulation and planning, efficient production of thermal energy, to storage, distribution and end user solutions.
CBS & Rambøll Partnership aims to develop strategic knowledge, tools and skills to close the longstanding performance gap between building design and lived experiences, promoting human well-being and sustainability in the built environment.