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We are an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a 100-year legacy of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and have supported UK communities and beyond for more than 30 years.
We consult on and deliver power and other infrastructure that supports the UK and the rest of the Europe, Middle East and Africa region's decarbonisation pathways. From renewable energy to lower-carbon conventional generation as well as facilities that use alternative fuel sources from hydrogen to energy-from-waste, our team support you with global and local expertise at all stages of the project lifecycle.
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Project: EPC Partner for ultra-fast EV charging network
Delivering more than 1,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers across four European countries: providing feasibility, engineering, procurement and construction services on a Europe-wide EV charging programme.
Project: Tidal Turbine Optimisation
Digital Twin Central to Lowering Levelised Cost of Energy
Orbital Marine Power appointed Black & Veatch's UK team as Lead Engineering Partner to support technology optimisation and cost reduction engineering as part of the company's 5 million euro research and development programme. The programme builds on Orbital's 02 floating tidal turbine technology, in an initiative to identify and de-risk innovation capable of accelerating cost reductions for tidal stream energy. At the heart of this effort Black & Veatch created a digital twin of Orbital's current turbine design that allows the teams to model turbine improvements and identify which advances deliver the lowest levelized cost of energy across the entire turbine lifecycle.
Project: High Constellation Wind Farm
Whole Life Cycle Analysis supports Wind Farm Acquisition
More than 90 percent of Scotland's energy comes from renewables. The lion's share of that is onshore wind. Among the ways Black & Veatch has supported the development of this resource is by providing technical due diligence for BayWa r.e.’s acquisition of High Constellation Wind Farm, located on the Kintyre peninsula. The onshore wind farm will have a capacity of approximately 50 megawatts. As recognised experts in both wind energy economics and technology, Black & Veatch's renewables team was able to provide the developer with a clear understanding of the project's risk profile and performance.
Project: Ince Park Bio Power Resource Recovery Centre
Energy-from-Waste Project Supports UK Decarbonisation Strategy
As the UK seeks to decarbonise, energy-from-waste centres such as Ince Park help meet the challenges of adapting conventional power generation to the evolving energy market. The EPC contract to create the 21.5MW woodstock biomass energy centre was delivered by a Black & Veatch led joint venture. Providing execution certainty was central to the project’s success. Completion had to be achieved in advance of the Renewable Obligation Certificate compliance deadline. This was accomplished. Black & Veatch provided programme management as well as leading the engineering - including process and mechanical design - and commissioning work for the energy-from-waste plant.
Project: 120-MW Energy Storage Programme
Serving as Trusted Owner’s Engineer on UK Battery Programme
Black & Veatch provided Owner's Engineer services for a programme to construct and commission six energy storage facilities. Execution certainty was essential to ensure work was completed within the timescale set by the UK government’s Capacity Market programme. Failure to meet the Capacity Market deadline would affect the profitability of the 120-MW energy storage programme. The ability to draw upon our significant EPC contracting experience meant Black & Veatch was able to advise the client on matters above and beyond the technology application, including the wider design and constructability of the battery storage sites as well as, significantly, commissioning and acceptance. Learn more.
Project: Spalding Open-Cycle Gas Turbine
Global resource brings execution certainty
Intergen’s highly flexible Spalding gas turbine plant provides essential back-up for intermittent renewables. The asset adds resilience to the UK electricity network by providing generation capacity rapidly at times of stress. Black & Veatch’s role in the plant's creation was the provision of detailed engineering design and procurement support for the balance of plant. Spalding was mandated, through the UK government’s Capacity Market Auction process, to be available to generate power at a pre-agreed date. This made on-schedule completion essential. In the event the project was executed on programme and significantly under budget.
Black & Veatch in EMEA
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