Tractebel Engineering S.A. - Engineering a zero carbone future

For over 150 years Tractebel has been acquiring the expertise that, today, has made us one of the world's leading engineering companies. With Tractebel, you get a multidisciplinary team that delivers an integrated service across strategy, design and engineering.

"Together with our clients it's our mission to shape the world of tomorrow, by providing them with first-class engineering and advisory services in nuclear, energy, water & urban. Moreover, we want to play an active role in the world we live in by developing solutions to mitigate climate change and its effects and bringing electricity to everyone."

We lead projects of all sizes and complexities throughout the full life-cycle. All with laser focus on unlocking opportunities for greater sustainability and a zero-carbon future.


Nuclear power is an essential source of zero-carbon energy, which makes it an area of important expertise for Tractebel. Our role for over 60 years has been to provide trusted engineering and advisory services based on state-of-the-art expertise and experience.

With over 1 000 nuclear experts and projects developed in over 20 countries, we work across the full life-cycle of nuclear installations, from plant design to radwaste and decommissioning. We have built up a very substantial track record in the nuclear sector, supporting Operators in their challenges of operating their plants safely and with profitability, accompanying Nuclear Players in their projects in radwaste and decommissioning, as well as investors, future operators or constructors in the development and construction of Nuclear Power Plants, Small Modular Reactors and Research Reactors.

From our Nuclear Innovation Lab, we develop cutting-edge and tailored solutions for applications using nuclear technology that extend to the industrial sector, including nuclear medicine and aerospace.


Tractebel can act as Architect Engineer, Owner's Engineer, Owner's Representative or Consulting Engineer according to the needs of its clients.

Tractebel was the Architect-Engineer for all 7 Belgian NPP units. Since the start of the first unit Nuclear teams have been responsible for the permanent engineering support and on-going improvements of those units, with services ranging from design optimizations, fuel strategies, engineering and managing uprating projects, ageing management studies, long-term operation, etc.

In charge for more than 40 years of various civil engineering studies for nuclear structures worldwide, Tractebel has developed an internationally recognized expertise in civil engineering design for a wide set of nuclear projects with a particular know-how in reactor building design of nuclear power plants.

Based on its recognized experience and high-level expertise developed in the nuclear energy sector, Tractebel also diversifies its activities in all applications of the nuclear technology. E.g. in Medical Applications, Tractebel offers high-level engineering and consulting services to all actors of the nuclear medical sector, from radioisotope producers to end-users, as well as to equipment suppliers or architectural firms.

In order to support its customers for their nuclear projects, Tractebel is organized in Product Lines, as illustrated hereunder.

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Tractebel Engineering S.A.
blvd Simon Bolivar 34-36
B-1000 Brussels
Contact: Marketing & Sales Director - Bernard Dereeper
Email: [email protected]

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