Black & Veatch’s Power business ranked second for solar power services and No. 5 in transmission and distribution, reflecting the power industry’s continued exploration of renewable energy as a critical player in the power generation mix. With customers focused on integrated solutions to meet resilience and supply challenges, Black & Veatch's Water business was among the top 10 firms in water supply, water treatment and waste water treatment plants; ranked third for sanitary and storm water sewer services; and ranked fourth in hydro plants. Black & Veatch’s Telecommunications business – which earned the company the No. 1 overall ranking for that industry in April’s Top 500 Design Firms list – repeated that showing in the updated list while ranking second for towers and antennae as clients increasingly deploy high-speed/low latency public- and private-network broadband networks. “Demand for integrated infrastructure services is growing, and our clients depend on us to deliver comprehensive solutions that connect the dots in our connected world,” said Steve Edwards, Black & Veatch’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “These rankings say a lot about our leadership status in the markets we serve, but speak even louder about our professionals’ knowledge, capabilities and commitment.” Fueled by demand for Black & Veatch’s diverse set of infrastructure services – including power generation and delivery, renewable energy, and water and wastewater treatment – the company placed 12th overall on the Top 500 list, and ranked first in telecommunications, second in power, and fifth in water. Among the rankings: TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN MANUFACTURING, TELECOM Ranked 1 in Top 50 Telecommunications Ranked 1 in Top 5 Transmission Lines and Cabling Ranked 2 in Top 10 Towers and Antennae TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN POWER Ranked 2 in Top 50 Power Ranked 2 in Top 10 Solar Power Ranked 2 in Top 25 Fossil Fuel Ranked 2 in Top 5 Operation and Maintenance Ranked 4 in Top 10 Hydro Plants Ranked 5 in Top 25 Transmission and Distribution Ranked 8 in Top 10 Co-generation Ranked 8 in Top 15 Nuclear TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN PETROLEUM Ranked 9 in Top 25 Refineries and Petrochemical Plants Ranked 22 in Top 50 Petroleum TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN ENVIRONMENT Ranked 3 in Top 25 Sanitary and Storm Sewers Ranked 5 in Top 50 Water Supply Ranked 5 in Top 20 Water Treatment, Desalination Plants Ranked 6 in Top 50 Sewer and Waste Ranked 6 in Top 25 Wastewater Treatment Plants Ranked 6 in Top 20 Water Transmission Lines and Aqueducts Ranked 10 in Top 10 Solid Waste Ranked 12 in Top 15 Dams and Reservoirs Ranked 16 in Top 20 Chemical and Soil Remediation Ranked 44 in Top 50 Hazardous Waste TOP DESIGN FIRMS IN GENERAL BUILDING Ranked 7 in Top 25 Government Offices The ENR Sourcebook rankings follow the outlet’s April release of its “Top 500 Design Firms” report, which places Black & Veatch 12th overall on the Top 500 list and ninth in the Top 50 Designers in International Markets list. The company was second in power, fifth in water and sixth in sewer/wastewater. Editor's Notes: Demand for Black & Veatch’s services is being met by more than 10,000 professionals who deliver and support engineering, construction, procurement, consulting and technology solutions. ENR is a 101-year-old industry publication of BNP Media. ENR provides news, analysis, commentary and data that construction industry professionals use to do their jobs more effectively. The Top 500 Rankings are based on revenues within Black & Veatch’s individual business lines. Media Contact: MELINA VISSAT | +1 303-256-4065 P | +1 617-595-8009 M | VissatM@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. 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