Spurred by rising oil prices, new oil, gas and chemical plant developments in the Gulf Coast region are driving investments in power generation and transmission and distribution (T&D) to supply new or increased loads. To meet the demand, Black & Veatch, a market leader in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, today announced it is opening a new power delivery office in Dallas, Texas.
California's most abundant resource, combined with precedent-setting integration of battery storage, will help a school district dramatically reduce its utility bills and build new defenses against outages. Black & Veatch today announced its role alongside Sharp Electronics Corporation’s Energy Systems and Services Group in engineering six sites of solar photovoltaic (PV) and SmartStorage energy systems in the Santa Rita Union School District (SRUSD) in Salinas, California.
Black & Veatch today hosted the 22nd edition of its Charity Golf Tournament in support of Children’s Mercy. Proceeds from the tournament and company giving totaling $350,000 were donated to Children’s Mercy. This year’s event is helping to fulfill a five-year pledge of $2.1 million made in 2015 to help expand services at the Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine to include childhood cancers. The annual golf event and company donations have now surpassed $3.7 million since its inception.
Black & Veatch has completed 20 first-of-a kind Hybrid Electric Buildings® in Irvine, California, part of the of the company’s efforts in support of Advanced Microgrid Solutions’ (AMS) commitment to provide Southern California Edison (SCE) with 50 megawatts of behind-the-meter battery storage capacity.
Black & Veatch is providing site design, electrical engineering, permitting and construction services for AMS across several property portfolios. AMS and Black & Veatch have 10MW of power, supplying over 60MWh of battery, currently in the design and permitting phase.
PUB’s continuous R&D and innovation efforts to improve the efficiency of its water treatment process and operations has earned itself a feather in its cap. Its wastewater treatment demonstration plant at Ulu Pandan, set up specially to test advanced used water treatment processes before full deployment in future, has captured global attention and won the Water/Wastewater Project of the Year Award at the 2018 Global Water Awards in Paris, France.
Newly released rankings of the nation’s employee owned companies show Black & Veatch is the largest majority employee owned company in Kansas and the 12th largest in the United States. It also ranks 3rd nationally among engineering companies.
Diode Ventures, a Black & Veatch company, and Enfinite Capital announce they have been selected to finance, operate and maintain PointOne Development Corporation’s hyper-scale data center in northern Virginia, a region fast emerging as the United States’ internet hub. Black & Veatch, a market leader in the design and deployment of data centers, has been hired to provide design-build services.
Growing interest in high efficiency, pollution-reducing transit options is propelling investment in new electrified mass transit projects across the United States. Reflecting this trend, Black & Veatch announced it has completed the charging station infrastructure that powers Washington, D.C.’s new electrified mass transit project – the latest move by U.S. cities to reimagine how to sustainably move people across urban landscapes and experience the benefits of clean transportation, both on and off the bus.
Black & Veatch’s patented PRICO® technology and engineering and procurement capabilities are expected to play another major role in floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) technology, this time for BP’s field development in West Africa. Known for its competitive performance in FLNG developments, Black & Veatch is teaming with Keppel Shipyard Limited (Keppel Shipyard) to convert a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, the Gimi, into a floating liquefaction facility.
Fueled by growth across its networked infrastructure, smart city applications, and grid modernization services, Black & Veatch has retained the top global telecommunications ranking among U.S.-based engineering companies – the eighth time in the past nine years the company has held that distinction in the Engineering News-Record’s “Top 500 Design Firms” report.
Manila Water is looking to significantly increase capital spending in the 2018-2027 period to improve water sustainability. The investment will focus on developing water and wastewater infrastructure with the aim of improving services and creating more sustainable living conditions for the people of eastern Metropolitan Manila.
Black & Veatch, in consortium with local consultant DCCD Engineering, has been selected as one of two consultant teams under a five-year Consultancy Services Framework Agreement to assist Manila Water in more efficient delivery of multiple projects.
Leading data analytics provider Atonix Digital announced today that Paul McRoberts, a proven innovator with deep experience in leading software solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) market, has been named the company’s new president.
At Atonix Digital, a wholly owned subsidiary of Black & Veatch, McRoberts will oversee development and deployment of the company’s suite of software solutions powered by ASSET360, the cloud-based data analytics platform that drives operational and planning solutions for complex and distributed assets.
Black & Veatch, a leading provider of design-build power delivery services, is expanding its staff of power delivery experts to help clients maximize reliability and resilience in the grid. Through additions to its local and regional presence in critical markets, the company is adding staff to its 14 regional offices as highlighted by expansions in Boston and Chicago as well as a new opening in Wilmington, Delaware.
Black & Veatch, a market leader in power transmission and distribution infrastructure, announced today it has been named as a BOLD® consultant for the deployment of Breakthrough Overhead Line Design® (BOLD) transmission lines. BOLD structures and specifications have the potential to provide higher power delivery capacity, allowing more power to be transmitted and delivered while mitigating community impacts through lowered structure heights and reduced footprint over traditional approaches.
A Black & Veatch partnership with Synexis Biodefense Systems that used data analytics to advance Synexis’ microbe-fighting devices in workplaces and other occupied spaces has won a coveted Edison Awards prize for “collective disruption.”
Black & Veatch has been engaged by E.ON to provide technical and consultancy services in the United Kingdom that will support E.ON’s Business and Community Solutions Business to deliver reliable more efficient power solutions to its customers. The three-year agreement supports E.ON`s Business Heat and Power Solutions' biomass and combined heat and power (CHP) operations.
Black & Veatch, a leading consulting, engineering and construction company, has launched the Black & Veatch Knowledge Network, LLC (BVKN). The new entity will help provide clients with increased access to specialized consulting talent as well as address a market shift in career development preferences.