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Power Transmission Solutions

Your Partner in an Ever-Changing Market

Leverage Black & Veatch’s time-tested processes and end-to-end power transmission solutions to safeguard reliability, ensure compliance, and achieve your ROI goals.


in ENR Top 25
T&D design firms


to design a 500kv XLPE underground
transmission line with joints in North America

70+ years

transmission industry experience

To build the grid of the future, clients must make efficient use of their existing facilities, adapt to ever-changing generation sources, and be able to integrate greater amounts of intermittent renewable resources, all without sacrificing reliability. Black & Veatch is a full-service engineering provider with in-house procurement and construction capabilities. We also provide expertise in substation siting, transmission line-routing, all types of permitting, and all environmental areas.

Our professionals help clients navigate complex regulatory requirements, justify critical capital investments, and provide advanced system planning for a wide range of needs. With offices across the US and around the world, we have a breadth of resources to support any size project or program. Operating in diverse locations means our professionals have a deep knowledge of the local issues facing our clients.

Achieve Your Power Transmission Goals

Meeting Power Transmission Projects Where They Stand

  • Proof of Concept
  • System Studies
  • Market Analysis
  • Financial Due Diligence and Markety Analysis
  • Public Interface
  • RTO and Regional Planning Coordination
  • Utility Coordination
  • Permitting and Approval
  • FERC support
  • Communication Plan
  • Conceptual Design
  • Cost Estimates
  • Corridor Review
  • Technology Assessment
  • Construction Specifications
  • Equipment Standards
  • Vendor Selection
  • NERC Compliance

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  • Detailed Design
  • Site Inspection
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Procurement
  • Material Management
  • Construction
  • EPC Services
  • Construction Management
  • Commissioning

Delivering reliable power to customers in today’s complex energy market requires proven Program Management skills. The full scope of a program is a major undertaking and a daunting task.

That’s where we come in. Our success in managing transmission and distribution programs of all scopes and sizes allows your team to focus on delivering safe, reliable power across your network. Our proven approach and EPC expertise allows us to plan for and manage hundreds or thousands of separate activities across multiple ongoing projects, resulting in successful program delivery. We coordinate the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), including cost and schedule, and bring comprehensive local permitting and environmental regulatory knowledge to your team.

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Black & Veatch’s self-performing testing and commissioning team has deep energy knowledge and can draw on BV’s history and experience in the power industry to ensure reliability for our customers.

Our in-house technical resources have capabilities with the following:

  • Testing and Commissioning of New Equipment and Systems in Greenfield Sites and Energized Sites
  • Analyzing, Troubleshooting, and Evaluating
  • In-Service Systems and Equipment
  • Protective Relay Testing
  • High Voltage Apparatus Testing
  • Coordinate Outage and Energization Plans
  • Commissioning Oversight and Supervision

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