In remote West Texas, residents were experiencing power disruptions caused by aging infrastructure, and a surge in local oil production was demanding more capacity than was available. The 100-year-old transmission and distribution system simply wasn’t keeping up.
Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) is serious about their commitment to safe and reliable operations. To bolster their residential natural gas meter protection efforts, BGE partnered with Black & Veatch on an integrated plan to relocate and safeguard meters for more than 16,000 natural gas customers in the Baltimore, Maryland, region.
With water already at a premium in a stubbornly parched region of the United States, a global oil giant had sustainability in mind when it searched for ways to clean and repurpose water produced as a byproduct of one of its enhanced oil recovery operations.
Near the shore of Lake Erie, in Oregon, Ohio, an 869-megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant, known as the Oregon Clean Energy Center, is now providing critical baseload power to the PJM regional transmission organization and delivering value to virtually all stakeholders.
Innovative long-term planning and advanced engineering at the upcoming Integrated Waste Management Facility in Singapore will enable the island nation to reap the benefits of energy and resource recovery maximisation for years to come. When completed it will establish new standards for how we manage and harness our waste resources.
Grand River Dam Authority’s customers now have a more reliable, highly efficient and cleaner source of energy thanks to the Grand River Energy Center Unit 3, a natural gas-fueled, 1x1 combined-cycle generating facility that is expected to be the most efficient fossil-fuel generation facility in the United States’ Southwest Power Pool.
Happy Valley, located in the Wan Chai District of Hong Kong, is a cultural, economic and entertainment centre for the city. Despite its metropolitan development, the area was prone to flooding as it is located on low-lying ground near the Victoria Harbor.
Calgon Carbon Corporation hired Black & Veatch to upgrade their boiler makeup water treatment system and assist in other modifications to reduce operating and maintenance costs at its flagship factory in the United States, the Big Sandy Plant in Kentucky, which produces activated carbon from bituminous coal.
Black & Veatch and Schneider Electric are designing and constructing an energy security microgrid at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, in San Diego, California. Once fully operational, the microgrid solution will provide resiliency, incorporate renewable energy, and allow operations at mission-critical facilities to continue if the utility power grid is compromised or damaged.
The Koch Fertilizer production plant in Enid, Oklahoma, had a water problem—there wasn't enough and it needed more. The facility was expanding, requiring additional cooling and demineralized water, and a subsequent increase in demand from the city’s potable water supply.
Performing international infrastructure development work requires a combination of technical competence and local expertise. Black & Veatch delivered USAID both through its A-E and Construction Management services on the West Bank/Gaza Infrastructure Needs Program II (INP II).
The amount that can be extracted of one of the world’s most valuable natural resources – copper – is directly dependent upon the availability of the world’s most essential resource: fresh water. But try finding fresh water on one of the driest places on Earth, and you have your work cut out for you.
Arnold Air Force Base is home to the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), the largest and most advanced complex of flight simulation test facilities in the world. Like many military installations, on-site facilities are aging and require sustainment, restoration and modernization (SRM) services.
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. California-based Volta Charging aims to help alleviate range anxiety by rapidly scaling its portfolio of free public electric car charging stations.
In 1985, the Hastings Groundwater Contaminated Site, which is divided into seven sub-sites for investigative and remediation purposes, was placed on the National Priorities List. Because of Black & Veatch’s trusted performance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7, the agency requested that Black & Veatch assist in the remediation of various contaminants of concern.
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