As all-electric cars increase in popularity, a critical issue for drivers is having sufficient charging resources to stay on the road during longer trips, not to mention paying for the power. Volta Charging aims to help alleviate range anxiety by rapidly scaling its portfolio of free public electric car charging stations.
There are five small cities in Rockwall County, with the population spread out over a largely rural area about 30 miles east of Dallas, Texas. The county's aging first-responder radio system urgently needed to be replaced. As part of the consulting engagement, Black & Veatch developed system alternatives to help the county and participating cities better understand potential system replacement alternatives.
Tesla Motors manufactures the Tesla Model S, the all-electric car that won the Motor Trend 2013 Car of the Year award. While developing the car, Tesla launched a program to aggressively deploy high-power, fast-charging stations — “Superchargers” — along major travel corridors throughout the United States.
Black & Veatch and FirstElement Fuel Inc. are working to rapidly bring hydrogen fueling stations to consumers in California who want a zero emission option for their cars. FirstElement Fuel selected Black & Veatch to engineer, permit and construct 19 hydrogen refueling stations across California.
Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) had to know the condition of its underground network assets. The company needed to provide “visibility” for dispatchers, loadings for engineers and remote operability for the whole organization.
A wireless carrier needed to upgrade the lighting on 50 200-foot towers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Iowa and Wisconsin. The towers featured older strobe lighting and used a mix of 10 different technologies.
A pioneer in hydrogen fuel cell deployment at wireless cell sites, Sprint has expanded backup power to last as long as 72 hours, further ensuring added telecommunications network reliability and enhanced emergency preparedness.