ILF Consulting Engineers is an international engineering and consulting firm that helps its clients successfully execute technically demanding industrial and infrastructure projects. ILF offers international top-quality design, consulting and engineering services in the Water & Environment, Energy & Climate Protection, Transportation & Urban Spaces and Oil, Gas & Industrial sectors.
The expansion of hydropower as a reliable, sustainable and long-term cost efficient source of energy is experiencing a renaissance in many regions. ILF actively helps shape this expansion by managing customized projects of any type and size. In the last 40 years ILF has successfully planned and designed more than 150 hydropower projects worldwide, with capacities of up to , 2,500 MW.
As a full-service provider ILF provides integrated, interdisciplinary services for hydropower projects from the initial study, through the design and tender phase to commissioning and start-up. Emphasis is always placed on developing individual and tailor-made solutions that meet the most stringent quality standards and take complex framework conditions into account.
In early project stages ILF elaborates potential studies using special in-house software and GIS. To optimize projects in terms of economic efficiency, ILF uses unique special software and performs financial analyses. The early integration of all relevant stakeholders to increase a project's acceptance and likelihood of approval, and the diligent preparation of Environmental and Social Impact Assessments in line with international standards (e.g. IFC, equator principles) complement ILF's range of services.
Among ILF's clients are public institutions, private project developers, renowned construction companies, and international financial institutions.
Extensive staff resources in the hydropower sector and the option to adjust the size of project teams by accessing the expert pool of the ILF Group of over 2,400 employees at more than 40 office locations across five continents guarantee great quality awareness as well as continuous further development and innovation.
This enables ILF to interact with clients and project parties on site. At the same time, close cooperation within the network of the ILF Group makes it possible to draw on international experts and make use of their special experience, processes, and tools.