Our Industries Power Our power professionals bring a global level of industry experience to facilitate the investment, design, construction and operationalization of a clean, distributed and intelligent grid required to serve a changing energy economy. As “Owner’s Advisors” to utilities, commercial organizations and investors, we facilitate the development of the next-gen infrastructure, and manage and advise on projects that align with market solutions. Click here to download our power industry offering information. Oil & Gas The Oil & Gas team within Management Consulting work to facilitate and operationalize reliable, efficient and value-laden oil & gas assets. In an increasingly demanding regulatory environment, we work to help our industry participants improve their overall decision-making, risk management, asset portfolio optimization through transaction support, and safety performance. Our “Owner Advisors” also work with our Oil & Gas clients to help them manage and align their market solutions to meet the needs to support the next generation of asset intelligence. Click here to download our oil & gas industry offering information. Water The challenges of the water industry are met head on each day by our industry-leading water consulting professionals. They work to collaborate with clients and help them design new ways to create more sustainable and resilient solutions to managing our water resources. The water industry faces major challenges around the world driven by changes in population, aging infrastructure, climate change and accessibility. As within our other industries, “Owner’s Advisors” play an important role in partnering with water utilities to help align project and solutions to facilitate the delivery of clean water resources. Click here to download our water offering information. Click here to download our Stormwater Utility Survey. Click here to download our 50 Largest Cities Water & Wastewater Rate Survey. Our Offerings Business Technology & Architecture Our Business Technology & Architecture offering is designed to enable our clients to adopt, deploy, operate and exploit investments in next-generation intelligent assets that can transform their operations and revenue generation capabilities. We are leading the industry in developing capabilities, and process and technology models for our energy clients and can add value by helping them identify and quantify physical asset risk. Through the design and implementation of transformational new technologies and processes, we are helping clients better prepare for the changing energy ecosystem. Advisory & Planning For decades, our Advisory & Planning professionals have been the go-to partner for clients looking for support in managing capital deployment, energy resources, water assets and novel technology innovations. We advise clients in a broad range of transaction advisory services tailored to each client's unique needs, as well as transformational changes to utility services and pricing in the energy industry. In recent years, our professionals have been recognized globally for their leadership and expertise in energy storage technology and product certification. By implementing our proprietary “concept–to–launch” approach to stormwater consulting we have become a preferred partner to water utilities throughout North America. At the global level, our Advisory & Planning professionals work with energy, water and fuel asset owners and operators to provide economic, regulatory and technology investment consulting to develop and execute plans that add value by optimizing asset and business portfolios. Many of our Advisory & Planning professionals are based in our New York, New York, office, providing our clients in the financial community with easy access to our team. To learn more about our practice areas, explore our resources page which also includes links to download on-demand webinars, reports and presentations. Growth & Performance We create value for our clients through the realization of opportunities within our changing energy and water ecosystems in the focus of our Growth & Performance team. We have become a leading transformation partner for energy utilities and large commercial and industrial clients looking to embrace and shape their future around the opportunities of the New Energy Economy. Unique, fully developed blueprint and execution strategies help our clients envision and implement infrastructure business processes. As we work to prepare both our clients and the industry for the transformation ahead, our Distribution System Operator (DSO) offering is just one example of how we are bringing innovation leadership into focus. This offering introduces six models based on current industry perspectives and provides explanations of the roles and responsibilities for each actor in the models. 0 Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Customer Engagement & Operations Distributed Generation Cost Analysis Grid Modernization Planning Infrastructure Investment & Transactions New Energy Economy Utility Rates & Regulatory Support Wind Energy Related Insights Amid Climate Change Worries, the Question: What to do With Too Much Water? Unprecedented floodwaters submerged farmlands, wastewater plants and federal Superfund cleanup sites, and more than a million private wells from the Canadian border south to Kentucky were threatened with chemicals, sewage and pathogens. The Data to Water Connection 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. From Internet of Things to Internet of Water: How Integrated Data Can Help Stop "Day Zero" The taps are flowing more freely in Cape Town, one of the world's premier tourist destinations and a cultural center of South Africa. In 2018, Cape Town residents stared down "Day Zero," the moment when the water system – jeopardized by the combination of population growth, drought cycles, aging infrastructure and deferred system improvements – was predicted to literally run dry Water Utilities Urged to Exploit Data, Use Less Guesswork For decades, car manufacturers recommended that vehicles have their engine oil changed at least every 3,000 miles without fail. This was never proven practical, given that such decisions should be based on individual driving style, the conditions and climate – even the type of oil used. But these real-world conditions don't tend to factor into the carmaker's original guidelines. Water Meets "New Energy": Surging Renewables Has Utilities Eyeing Alternative Power Sources As the nexus of water and "new energy" becomes more common in the water sector's lexicon, Black & Veatch's 2019 Strategic Directions: Water Report survey shows that water and wastewater plant operators are embracing "master plans" meant to optimize their energy use. Collaborate with our Management Consulting team. Complete a short form to request more information and a specialist will contact you.