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Black & Veatch is an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a more than 100-year track record of innovation in sustainable infrastructure. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2018 were US$3.5 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media.

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    04-01-20

    Delivering Resiliency as a Service

    When it comes to grid modernization, where utilities want to spend money — and where they have approval to spend money — are not the same thing. Under today’s regulatory models, utilities typically do not have a way to recapture all the fixed costs required for critical up...

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    03-30-20

    Black & Veatch’s Incubator Launches Campaign for Coronavirus Solutions

    From its prompting of citizens to socially distance themselves to its rising infection rates and economic devastation, the novel coronavirus pandemic has meant unprecedented, tragic disruption. It’s against that backdrop that a Black & Veatch initiative is leading a push to find and collabora...

    Key Risk Evaluations of Assets by Utilities Focus on Regulation, Evolving Customer Expectations Image

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    03-25-20

    Key Risk Evaluations of Assets by Utilities Focus on Regulation, Evolving Customer Expectations

    With great power comes great responsibility, meaning it falls to utilities to ensure that their transmission  and  distribution  (T&D)  assets can — and will — perform at the appropriate reliability and safety levels while continuing to meet regulatory and environmental standards.

    So, ...

    Utilities Must Constantly Be on Offense in Cat-and-Mouse Game Against Hackers Image

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    03-18-20

    Utilities Must Constantly Be on Offense in Cat-and-Mouse Game Against Hackers

    For power suppliers wanting to be vigilant about the threat that hackers pose to the grid, a March 2019 intrusion may have been a benign warning about vulnerability. When hackers disabled a Utah-based  renewable  energy  developer’s control system for about a dozen solar and wind farms in the  We...

    For Utilities, the Road Map to Resilience Must Be Focused, Holistic Image

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    03-11-20

    For Utilities, the Road Map to Resilience Must Be Focused, Holistic

    As climate change continues to flex its catastrophic muscle, a storm is brewing for U.S. utilities. The scourge of extreme weather events — prolonged droughts, pounding hurricanes and deluges blamed for unprecedented flooding — are joining wildfires as challenges that have...

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    03-04-20

    5G Implementation Comes Down to Communication, Collaboration

    There’s no doubt that the lure of 5G digitalization is strong. This wave of next-generation connectivity is expected to usher in exciting new opportunities such as wide-scale adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT), along with all its innovative new technologies that promise to change how we liv...

    The Call Is Coming From Inside the House: Private Utility Networks Bring Efficiency, Control and Reliability Image

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    02-26-20

    The Call Is Coming From Inside the House: Private Utility Networks Bring Efficiency, Control and Reliability

    Reliable communications networks are crucial to allow utilities to deliver an uninterrupted supply of power to customers. With high-speed wireless technology at the fore, and the addition of hundreds of new field applications that  require  communications  networks  —  including  Long-Term Evolut...

    Black & Veatch’s Reuss, Hurwitz Win Coveted Awards From Key Water Industry Trade Group Image

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    02-12-20

    Black & Veatch’s Reuss, Hurwitz Win Coveted Awards From Key Water Industry Trade Group

    For much of his four decades at Black & Veatch, Brent Reuss has delivered on water solutions for the global infrastructure company. Less than two years into his Black & Veatch job as a process engineer, Gil Hurwitz has burnished his reputation for membrane technology. Now, both are being ...

    Forbes Lists Black & Veatch Among Best Employers for Diversity Image

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    01-27-20

    Forbes Lists Black & Veatch Among Best Employers for Diversity

    Black & Veatch’s commitment to workplace diversity puts it among the world’s engineering and construction leaders who understand the social and financial importance of enabling a diverse and inclusive workforce. Now, Forbes has honored Black & Veatch by placing the company on its annual l...

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