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Major role for Black & Veatch in Thames Water’s biggest AMP7 design-and-build framework

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill, UK

Black & Veatch has extended its AMP7 role with Thames Water after being appointed by main contractor Galliford Try as its Strategic Engineering Design Partner for two framework lots in London.

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Black & Veatch names Christopher Murphy Chief Technology Officer

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Reflecting the increasing convergence of diverse technology platforms and the design, engineering and construction of critical infrastructure systems, Christopher Murphy has joined Black & Veatch as Chief Technology Officer. Murphy, a former executive and expert at The Coca-Cola Company in harnessing disparate information technology (IT) environments to deliver optimal business value, will focus first on integrating hardware and software with Black & Veatch services to enhance client support.

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Black & Veatch, Golar Announce Collaboration in Hydrogen, Ammonia Energy Technologies

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, KS

As the world accelerates to greener and decarbonized energy solutions, Black & Veatch and Golar LNG announce the expansion of their long-standing collaboration, focusing on broadening floating production of blue and green hydrogen and ammonia.

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Black & Veatch Joins Forbes’ `Future of Smart Cities Campaign’

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Driven by increasingly tangible visions of the future, smart cities are evolving far beyond digital kiosks and sensor-outfitted light poles towards wholly imagined communities built on fully integrated digital ecosystems. To help champion these technologies, Black & Veatch, a global provider of smart infrastructure services and solutions, announces that it has joined Forbes’ “Future of Smart Cities Campaign.”

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Black & Veatch, a leader in decarbonization, joins Ammonia Energy Association

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

As an industry leader in advancing decarbonization, Black & Veatch – experts in ammonia-related projects – sees an expanding role for the chemical compound in a low-carbon landscape. To help further that, the company has joined the Ammonia Energy Association, an influential advocate of responsible ammonia use in a sustainable energy economy.

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Black & Veatch Announces 2025 Net Zero Goal as Part of Sustainability Pledges

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Recognizing the need to be a champion of change within the global infrastructure market, Black & Veatch announces today that it is strengthening its sustainability vision with new pledges that align with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and global best practices. The company’s pledges will address a range of environmental and business practices, including carbon neutrality by 2025, water usage, diversity and inclusion, anti-corruption and more.

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Dave Hallowell named to lead Black & Veatch’s global renewable energy business

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, Kansas

The drive for decarbonization in the power industry, coupled with technology advancements making large-scale solar and wind power complemented by battery storage more cost competitive, continues to propel growth in the global renewable energy market. The world’s power providers understand the need to thoughtfully invest in ways to rapidly integrate renewable energy in the mix on the power grid. Read more

Black & Veatch: Investment Uncertainty and Renewable Energy Top Issues for Asia’s Electric Industry

Publish date:   |   Location Bangkok, Thailand

Uncertainty of investments caused by a financial downturn and renewable energy are the two biggest concerns of Asia’s electric industry today, according to Black & Veatch’s first-ever Strategic Directions: Electric Industry Asia 2021.

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Black & Veatch: Decarbonization Driving Repowering of the Power Industry

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, KS

The global power industry is in a state of transformation and needs to accelerate the path to net zero as many companies, communities and stakeholders forge ahead with commitments to lower carbon emissions.

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Black & Veatch and iVAPPS MoU: New partnership makes material contribution to enhanced network health

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill, United Kingdom

Ensuring networks are healthy is a significant step towards cutting customer complaints and the risk of regulatory sanction. Recognising this, Black & Veatch and iVAPPS have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the potential to make a material contribution to better network health.

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Ofgem awards new renewable energy site audit programme to Black & Veatch

Publish date:   |   Location Redhill, Surrey

Black & Veatch has secured UK energy regulator Ofgem’s Renewable Obligation Statistical Audit Programme. The award follows a process of competitive tender.

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Black & Veatch: ‘New Energy,’ Grid Modernization and Decarbonization Drive Electric Industry to Repower

Publish date:   |   Location OVERLAND PARK, Kansas
  • Latest Strategic Directions Report reveals evolving energy ecosystem to be a nexus of challenges, opportunities for electric service providers
  • Decades-old concerns about reliability, aging infrastructure and long-term investment build, demand rigorous attention

From the need to better integrate renewable energy into the grid to ensuring increased resilience and reliability while pursuing a lower-carbon footprint, elec Read more

Black & Veatch Names Rob Wilhite Vice President of Global Distributed Energy

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

The rise of distributed energy resources (DER) is changing power distribution as policy makers, regulators and the public press for decarbonization, energy independence, resiliency and sustainability. Amidst this transformation, Black & Veatch, a global leader in power infrastructure services, announces Rob Wilhite has been named Vice President of Global Distributed Energy within the company’s power business.

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Black & Veatch Joins Center for Hydrogen Safety to Help Accelerate Adoption of Low-Carbon Energy Source

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Hydrogen applications are emerging as a low-carbon breakthrough that will transform the power generation market amidst the rapidly changing energy landscape. As a leader in innovative infrastructure solutions, Black & Veatch announces it has joined the Center for Hydrogen Safety (CHS), a global nonprofit that supports and promotes the safe handling and use of hydrogen across industrial and consumer applications.

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NEXT Coalition chooses first pilot efforts in ‘Construction Safety Challenge’

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Three months since banding together to promote and share work-site safety best practices, the NEXT Coalition -- an industry collaboration among leading critical infrastructure and construction companies – has chosen five pilot projects meant to protect crews against challenges posed by COVID-19.

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Diode Ventures Sells Fort Bend, Texas Solar Photovoltaic Project to Global Renewables Leader ACCIONA

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Diode Ventures, a Black & Veatch company that develops global infrastructure projects, today announced that renewable energy leader ACCIONA has acquired 100-percent of a 240-megawatt (MW) ac/315 MW dc photovoltaic (PV) project in development in Fort Bend County, Texas. 

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Black & Veatch ‘Experts on Demand’ Service to Offer Food & Beverage, Biotechnology and Bioenergy Expertise

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

A growing global population and impacts from climate change are challenging the world’s food supply chain, making the future of food, beverage and agriculture sectors more exciting – or unknown.

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Building on Success Against COVID-19, Black & Veatch Launches Commercial Projects, Doubles IgniteX Funding

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

With the goal of delivering solutions to safeguard communities against COVID-19, Black & Veatch’s IgniteX COVID-19 Response Accelerator has launched five projects of new-to-market technologies at commercial sites in the United States. Based on these early successes, Black & Veatch has announced it is doubling its funding goal for the program to $500,000.

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BPC – a Black & Veatch and PCL Construction Joint Venture – to help Alberta transition to a lower-carbon energy future

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

 BPC, a joint venture between Overland Contracting Canada Inc., a Black & Veatch Company, and PCL Industrial Management, has been selected to construct a 900-megawatt (MW), low-carbon natural gas combined cycle generating facility in Alberta under an EPC contract with Alberta-based developer Kineticor Resource Corp. BPC, which has a proven track record of delivering critical engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects, will help the Canadian province pursue decarbonization by transitioning away from coal-fired power.

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Kansas City independent school deploys Black & Veatch’s Rapid Modular Health System unit to combat COVID-19

Publish date:   |   Location Overland Park, Kansas

Prioritizing the well-being of its stakeholders amid the COVID-19 pandemic, The Barstow School in suburban Kansas City has deployed Black & Veatch’s Rapid Modular Health System (RaMHS) structures to assist with coronavirus screenings of students, faculty and staff.

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