Power Distribution Solutions | Black & Veatch
Electric Distribution Solutions

Scale, Flexibility, and Trusted Experience

In this era of innovation and evolution, ensure your Electric Distribution System will meet customer demands for safe, reliable and resilient power.


of Smart Grid devices designed and
installed for leading Distribution utilities


Distribution Safety and Craft
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Build a Strong Connection to Your Customers

Your power distribution system’s ability to effectively withstand the elements, diagnose and prevent failures, and respond swiftly and intuitively to changing conditions directly impacts your customers.

Black & Veatch is a leading EPC provider for energy infrastructure. We have the scale, flexibility and expertise to prepare utilities for transformative initiatives, including electrification of transportation, DERs (Distributed Energy Resources) and renewable integration by designing and building a strong, resilient and self-healing distribution grid.

We bridge your strategy and implementation by working with you to develop a detailed implementation roadmap and then follow through with execution. Our suite of services includes program and project management, easement acquisition, engineering, procurement, and construction.

Bring your electric distribution system online and to market safely, quickly, and to your specific quality standards.

Program Development

Move from strategy to implementation with ease. Through a collaborative process, we’ll work with you to develop a distribution deployment program to bring your vision to realization.

Customized Execution

With engineering, construction-only or full EPC delivery options, you'll find the solution that complements your team and solves your unique challenges. 


Through our industry-leading Think. Plan. Act. Program, we empower our clients, professionals and trade partners with the time, equipment and training necessary to always work safely.

Solve Distribution Challenges

Whether overhead or underground electric distribution, system hardening, fire mitigation or grid modernization, we have the breadth of skills and resources to solve almost any challenge, whether it’s deploying new distribution systems, upgrading existing infrastructure or installing innovative grid edge technologies.

No matter if it’s a dense urban area, suburbia or rural community, Black & Veatch has experience with a variety of terrains, right-of-way and compliance issues to upgrade existing lines or build new systems in a safe and timely manner. We are an EPC contractor with specialized expertise in distribution to design and build your system to industry and regulatory standards while offering the benefits of streamlined processes and improved coordination. If you are looking for an engineer or contractor to help develop and execute your distribution program, contact us today.

We’re one of the few EPC contractors on the market with the resources, equipment and skills to underground distribution lines. We’ve made the investment and learned to overcome common deployment challenges and complexities to minimize schedule risks and service distributions, so, our clients can benefit from undergrounding critical systems and protect their investments. Drop us a line to learn more about our underground experience.

We help our clients define, design and implement system upgrades that fortify your distribution systems and improve reliability and resiliency. Our wholly-owned subsidiary Bird Electric works with our clients to develop a restoration program, so that when the storm hits – they are ready with an action plan and crews ready to deploy quickly. Bird Electric can mobilize nationwide as well as to the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Canada.

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Optimize system performance, operations and customer experience by installing edge technologies and enabling data analytics. We start with the strategy roadmap, helping to select the right devices and applications to enable distribution automation, monitoring and control capabilities. We are experienced in engineering and installing Volt/VAR optimization, voltage regulation, FLISR (fault location isolation and restoration) outage management and asset health monitoring applications.

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Managing joint-use programs or third-party attachments is complex and challenging. As a leading telecommunications network designer and builder, we’ve worked on both the carrier and utility sides to manage the third-party attachment process. Our services include site assessments, audits and inventory, GIS mapping, joint-use agreements, make-ready, and installation. See how our telecom experience can benefit your distribution project.

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