“Our approach to zero-emissions vehicle infrastructure means we can work on multiple sites concurrently and efficiently, providing greater speed to market,” said Dean Siegrist, Associate Vice President of Black & Veatch’s Transformative Technologies business. “The results are project efficiency for Electrify America and greater options for EV drivers.” Electrify America selected Black & Veatch because of its experience completing the engineering, permitting, and construction for hundreds of EV charging station sites across the United States. Black & Veatch has over 100 years of engineering expertise, working relationships with many of the nation’s utility companies, and thorough understanding of electric utility and local jurisdiction compliance requirements. “Our solid foundation and reputation as a company has led to innovative projects in energy storage and high-powered charging infrastructure for consumer vehicles, fleets, and public transportation,” said Richard Horne, Director of Project Execution for Black & Veatch’s Transformative Technologies business. “We are committed to helping our clients reshape transportation.” “Black & Veatch has a proven track record in building electric vehicle infrastructure around the globe,” said Brendan Jones, chief operating officer, Electrify America. “We are pleased to have their leadership in the installation of our charging stations to rapidly expand the use of zero emissions vehicles in the United States.” Electrify America, which is investing $2 billion over 10 years in electric vehicle infrastructure and education, plans to deploy more than 2,000 chargers across 484 sites in 17 metropolitan areas and on highways in 39 states, as part of its Cycle One investment. All the chargers will be installed or under development by the end of the cycle in June 2019. Stations will be located at convenient EV charging stops with access to retail, gas stations, parking and other facilities. Editor’s Notes: Visit www.bv.com/mobility for more information about Black & Veatch’s smart transportation solutions. Media Contact Information: CHRISTOPHER CLARK | +1 913-458-2778 P | +1 816-674-0572 M | ClarkCA@bv.com 24-HOUR MEDIA HOTLINE | +1 866-496-9149 About Electrify America Electrify America LLC, which is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, is investing $2 billion over 10 years in Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure, education and access. The investment will enable millions of Americans to discover the benefits of electric driving and support the buildout of a nationwide network of workplace, community and highway chargers that are convenient and reliable. For more information and to view the national and California ZEV investment plans, visit www.electrifyamerica.com. 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 2018 were US$3.5 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media. Related Insights UK Power Market: Flying a kite, the 100% renewables myth 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. 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.