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: Energy, Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health and Management Consulting.
Bridge the knowledge gap and provide actionable insight The 2021 edition of the Sustainable Building Market Study maps the views of nearly 700 Nordic, UK and German-based stakeholders in the real estate industry and provides insight into how the sector perceives the challenges and opportunities related to sustainable buildings. In the previous surveys, we have […]
Once a mangrove swamp, the Jurong region in the South-Western Singapore is being developed into a new business and leisure destinationcalled the Jurong Lake District. The Lakeside Garden is the first phase of the Jurong Lake Gardens, which is the recreational area of the new district. One of the most visible features of the garden […]
The Ivy League University in New Hampshire is preparing for a steam-to-hot-water conversion, which will make it possible to replace the old fuel oil-fired CHP plant with renewable energy sources. The aim is significant carbon reductions making Dartmouth one of the most eco-friendly universities amongst the Ivy League campuses.
University campuses are small-scale cities managing their own infrastructure and operations. Improving the energy efficiency of buildings and utility systems has been a focal point for many years as campuses implement actions to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Taarnby Public Multi Utility and Jaegerspris consumer owned district heating company is presented as the two first cases in a new report from JRC for integrating renewable and waste heat and cold sources into district heating and cooling system in the EU. The district heating and cooling project in Taarnby is an integrated part of […]
Together with the landscape architect BOGL, Rambøll won the competition in 2016 to design and project the renovation of the Remise Park on Amager. Now it is good to go and ready to use!
To accommodate the need for public housing in Singapore, an empty lot was transformed into what is now Kampung Admiralty. The uniqueness of Kampung Admiralty stems from its design, which focuses on both social and environmental sustainability. It encourages the elderly residents to engage in an active lifestyle among younger generations, but it is also part of a greater effort to increase environmental sustainability.
A consortium led by Ramboll has entered a framework agreement with the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) on the provision of specialist technical expertise on heating and cooling supply legislation, planning and modelling to DEA’s partner countries.
The new Penang South Islands (PSI) will be located at the south-end of Penang island. It consists of three islands, measuring a total of 4,500 acres in total land size with mixed-use districts for 15,000 to 18,000 residents. In addition, residents will be provided with approximately 4.6 km of public beaches, 600 acres of parks and a 25km waterfront.
In Japan, growth on the offshore wind market is rapidly increasing, and with this new contract Ramboll will strengthen its position as market leader. Ramboll engineers will perform the detailed foundation design for a new offshore wind farm, which will be one of the largest in Japan.
This project demonstrates how smart cities are built on smart solutions that promote synergies between district heating, district cooling, waste water, ground water and power while benefiting the local community.
Ramboll will assist the Irish Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) over the next four years with consultancy services and assignments that will significantly contribute to Ireland’s continuous interest in exploring more sustainable energy resources.
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.
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 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 Environment Assessment can be considered as the tool for the prime minister to force the ministries to co-operate and work for solutions which are cost effective for the society taking into account the cost of all environmental impacts. Unfortunately not all ministries understand this message.
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: […]
Floods cause distress and damage wherever they happen and flooding from rivers, estuaries and the sea threatens many millions of people.Ramboll provides an integrated service in all aspects of flood risk management and design. Ramboll’s flood risk management teams offer high quality integrated services for all stages of a project — from initial studies and […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Good water management can make cities healthier places to live, resilient towards climate change and more sustainable overall. Without proper sanitation, sewerage and clean water supply, there is no liveable city. This white paper features lessons learned from different Danish stakeholders within urban water management. It is meant to serve as a tool for inspiration for creating innovative water solutions, which contribute to smarter and more liveable cities.
The housing development Urbanplanen has a green secret: in between the large buildings, there are cherry plums, hazel and birch trees, and at the staffed playground, Bonderen (the Farm), goats graze. Remiseparken is a wonderful green pocket in Copenhagen, and the goal of BOGL’s renewal project was to transform the park into a safe and attractive destination for local residents and other Copenhageners.
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.
Good rainwater management can make cities healthier places to live, resilient towards climate change and more sustainable overall. Population growth and urbanisation, floodings as well as more frequent and longer periods of droughts all encourage an optimised use of rainwater in cities. Traditionally speaking, climate adaptation seeks to lower the risks posed by the consequences of climate […]