“This is a great opportunity to contribute to the generation of sustainable energy in the UK; and we look forward to using our skills and expertise to add value to E.ON's ongoing operations," said Peter Hughes, Director of Business Development (Europe). The contract encompasses the provision of engineering, consultancy and asset management services in support of E.ON's operations and maintenance activities in the UK. E.ON's Business Heat and Power Solutions have a number of industrial CHP and biomass power plants across the UK. As well as being asset owners, the company works in partnership with major organisations to operate and optimise their power generation assets. Editor’s Notes: Black & Veatch has been involved in 200,000 MW+ (200 GW+) of power generation projects encompassing thermal, solar, tidal, wind, biomass, hydro and nuclear E.ON is one of the world's largest investor-owned power and gas companies. E.ON Business Heat and Power Solutions is part of the E.ON Business and Community Solutions group, offering energy solutions in the UK Ince Park Resource Recovery Centre, being delivered by Black & Veatch's MBV joint venture, will export 21.5 MW of clean, affordable power to UK customers Black & Veatch's UK marine energy team has delivered nearly 300 assignments ranging from policy development to technology design development Black & Veatch has supported communities in the UK since the 1950s; consulting on, delivering and managing power and water infrastructure Black & Veatch Media Contact Information: MALCOLM HALLSWORTH | +44 1737 856594 p | +44 7920 701764 m | HallsworthM@BV.com24-HOUR MEDIA HOTLINE | +1 866 496 9149 0 About Black & Veatch Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2017 were US$3.4 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media. Related Insights How are the Largest U.S. Cities Managing Rising Costs for Water and Sewer Services? According to respondents in the 2018-2019 50 Largest Cities Water & Wastewater Rate Survey, utilities are modifying how they charge for services to address revenue stability and affordability concerns. With Grid Modernization, Utilities Poised For Most Visible Transformation The annual Strategic Directions Report series offers analysis and insights into key issues and trends facing the smart cities and utilities, electric, natural gas, and water utility sectors. FLNG Solutions Prove To Be Much More Than Potential It was roughly a decade ago when the initial introduction of floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) solutions sought to help bring uneconomic gas reserves offshore, such as those in remote locations, to the market. Over the past few years, however, we’ve watched as offshore FLNG capabilities have moved closer to the mainland, offering a very flexible and economical solution to operators looking to offload their supply around the world. Four Big Trends in Gas-to-Power Hold Promise for U.S. Market Major energy shifts are afoot, and the United States will play a critical role going forward. The EIA projects that by 2022, the U.S. will become a net energy exporter, according to its newly released Annual Energy Outlook 2018. For natural gas, this shift will happen even earlier, around 2020, the EIA says. Market Strives to Deliver Over Pipeline Challenges As if the persistent low-price environment wasn’t enough, rampant natural gas production in the Appalachian and Permian Basins is ramping up concern that pipeline take-away capacity can’t keep up. This comes as the United States natural gas industry prepares to enter one of its strongest growth periods to date, driven by increasing global demand for low cost natural gas supplies and growing domestic demand for cleaner energy sources.