You are planning a small hydropower plant, or are already an owner of a hydropower plant. We accompagny you throughout the life-cycle of your powerplant including project management, stakeholder relations or communications with authorities.
We operate and manage your hydropower plant. Operations and maintenance are done by our locally anchored technical personnel. Further we support you in planning future investments and larger maintenance works of your assets.
The development of strategies for rural electrification and its implementation is one of our core competencies. Due to our experience we act globally but provide you locally anchored solutions.
The World Bank Group has set up a roster of energy efficiency experts. Thomas Gross was selceted for this roster and is as of now available with his expertise for project managers within the World Bank Group.
HYCON is mandated to provide formal trainings at the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences. Thomas Gross is lecturer in the Module Water – Energy Wastewater as part of the Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources Engineering on the subject of Hydropower.
The Swiss Federal Office of Energy has published the new documentation on small hydropower in Switzerland. Hycon, together with Entegra Wasserkraft AG, has elaborated the module II on technical aspects. The documentation is published on EnergieSchweiz and announced through the Energeia-Blog. Gesamtdokumentation_Kleinwasserkraft_-_Modul_II
The Campus Balgrist is expanding its research infrastructure. The consortium of KIBAG and SPLEISS were mandated for the civil works and construction. HYCON is providing the construction site manager for the civil works.
Ensuring the health and safety of our employees is a key issue when managing and operating small hydropower stations. HYCON could elaborate and successfully introduce HSE handbooks for various small hydropower stations in Switzerland
HYCON has analyzed three hydropower projects in Albania on behalf of a swiss-albanian consortium. Based on a fact-finding mission, HYCON provided the necessary information on which the client may base its decisions on its future engagement in these projects. Each hydropower plant has a capacity of up to 1.5 MW.
HYCON was mandated to evaluate the Welthungerhilfe’s program to promote renewable energies and energy efficiency in Tajikistan and Afghanistan in February / March 2017. Key purpose of the program was to reduce poverty and vulnerability by diminishing the consumption of natural resources and by stimulating local economic growth through the promotion and further development ofRead more about Evaluation in Tajikistan and Afghanistan[…]
HYCON has been awarded to operate the MHP Unteraathal on behalf of its owner. With our Operator, Mr. A. Kupschina, we have got a competent craftsman who lives nearby and knows the area and the river since is childhood.
HYCON supports PamirEnergie to comission the 200 kW MHP in Basid. Within two weeks in the Pamir-Region, the MHP Basid was finished and commissioned. Now, the people of Basid have got a sustainable and reliable source of electrical energy. It is the beginning of a new future where natural ressources can be saved, while cookingRead more about 200 kW MHP Basid goes on-line![…]
PamirLink has established the Crowdfunding project “PamirEnergie” to support a local project in the Tajik Pamir mountains. The people of Basid plan to refurbish and improve their old MHP. HYCON supports the project by transferring know-how through classroom training and on-site-support during implementation and commissioning. http://www.pamirenergie.ch