Skip to main content

Insights and Learnings

Filter Results:
Unique assessment advances commercial viability of tidal energy

Tidal stream energy could theoretically supply more than 150 terawatt hours per annum globally. This represents a potential total global market of up to 50 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity.

Tidal stream energy is a significant renewable energy source because, although it varies, the power output is highly  predictable. As a result, it can help to balance supply and demand as part of a balanced energy mix alongside other renewable sources such as wind and solar power.

Black & Veatch Provides Engineering, Procurement and Program Management Services for Ammonia Plant Expansions
Enid Ammonia Plant Expansion Projects

Black & Veatch provided engineering and procurement services to Koch Nitrogen Company, LLC for two ammonia plant expansions as well as utility and infrastructure improvements as part of a $1.3 billion expansion of its Enid, Oklahoma facility. The project increased urea and ammonia production at the facility by more than one million tons a year. The facility is one of the largest producers of fertilizer in North America. 

Black & Veatch Completes Multiple Process, Mechanical and Electrical Studies for Ammonia Clients
Conceptual Development for Ammonia and Fertilizer Facilities

Black & Veatch has worked with multiple large ammonia and fertilizer companies to provide front-end loading (FEL 1-3) studies, also referred to as pre-project planning, front-end engineering design (FEED), feasibility analysis, conceptual and detailed design, and early project planning. This includes evaluating process conditions in ammonia plants, reviewing electrical loads and infrastructure for ammonia, urea and UAN plants, as well as detailed design for Urea Reactor Replacements.

Maximising environmental and social value through innovative integration of landscape design, natural capital accounting and interactive mapping
Connecting Burton and the Trent Washlands: A New Vision

With climate change placing increasing pressure on budgets for flood alleviation schemes, and other measures to increase resilience, it is vital clients can access innovative funding models to ensure communities are protected. It’s equally vital that such projects engage fully with the people they protect and create a legacy that provides multiple, sustainable benefits for the community.

Smart, Connected Roadways
Smart Connected Roadways

Like many agencies, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) wanted to innovate. But, their existing microwave network had limited capacity, and couldn’t support the value- added safety and mobility applications that PTC required. PTC launched an advanced fiber optic network project to boost connectivity between their administrative buildings, as well as support All-Electronic Tolling (AET) and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) for improved safety and mobility.

Mohawk Valley EDGE Substation Powers Economic Growth in Upstate New York
Mohawk Valley EDGE Substation

The completion of a new electrical substation will help power economic development in Oneida County, New York, by supplying electricity to a new $1 billion state-of-the-art, highly-automated world's-first silicon carbide wafer fabrication facility that is expected to draw more than 600 highly-skilled jobs to the region.

Creating a lower carbon future in the Lower Aire Valley
Knostrop Energy & Recycling Facility

Yorkshire Water’s £72 million Knostrop Energy & Recycling Facility turns sewage into energy, generating sufficient electricity to power 7,600 homes. The project, according to local member of parliament Hilary Benn, “is helping to create a lower carbon future in the Lower Aire Valley.”

Reliability Reboot: AEP and PSE&G Digitize Underground Systems
data graphic image

Utilities are hardening their distribution systems to become more reliable. To do this, many are moving their aboveground systems to underground vaults to protect transformers and other components from damaging weather. Other utilities, such as American Electric Power (AEP) and Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), are modernizing their existing underground systems to make field data visible and actionable.

Thermal power plant helps reduce power deficit in northern India
Bhilai Thermal Power Project
The Bhilai Thermal Power Plant is a 2x250 megawatt coal-fired plant that uses local coal sponsored by NSPCL, a joint venture between SAIL and NTPC. It is located on the Bhilai Steel Plant site and supplies power for the expansion of the steel plant, with excess power sold to the local grid through NTPC.
Black & Veatch Restoring and Modernizing Arnold Air Force Base Facilities
Black & Veatch Restoring and Modernizing Arnold Air Force Base Facilities Teaser
Arnold Air Force Base is home to the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), the largest and most advanced complex of flight simulation test facilities in the world. Like many military installations, on-site facilities are aging and require sustainment, restoration and modernization (SRM) services.
Largest Coal-Fired Power Plant in Central India Helps Meet Growing Electricity Needs
Largest Coal-Fired Power Plant in Central India Helps Meet Growing Electricity Needs
The Adani Group has been the largest contributor of power generation in India’s private sector since the beginning of the country’s Eleventh Five-Year Plan. The company’s 5x660 megawatt coal-fired power plant in Tiroda is the first supercritical technology-based facility in Maharashtra, which will help meet India’s electricity demand.

We seek partners in innovation. Let's start the conversation