gas-fired combined heat and power plant / new unit “Fortuna”

scope of work:
workshop design of steel structures / structural analysis of joints

Düsseldorf / Germany

2013 – 2014

In August 2013, Jakosta was awarded the contract for the design of the steel structure of the engine room and heat exchanger building for the new Lausward CHP unit being built by Siemens.

At the time, this investment was unique in several respects. Firstly, the power: more than 600MWe and 300MW of heat generated by a single gas unit. Secondly, the plant’s efficiency of over 61%. Achieving these record-breaking parameters was made possible, among other things, by the heart of the investment – the proprietary Siemens SGT5-8000H gas turbine.

Our scope overall included the structural design of UMC and UND buildings with a total weight of approximately 2,700 tons.


Night photograph of the finished plant. The green illumination symbolises modern, efficient, environmentally friendly technology.

©Siemens Group


Assembly of the UND building structure is progressing. In the background, the installation of the façade on the engine house building. Both buildings, including the facade design, were within our scope.


View of the staircase. Its installation at an early stage makes it possible to dispense with temporary access routes to the upper floors during construction and to avoid associated costs.

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