Hydropower

Hydropower



Black & Veatch has delivered hydropower solutions worldwide for more than 40 years. We’ve produced results on nearly 500 projects and more than 50,000 megawatts in hydropower design. A track record like that can only be achieved by meeting the toughest budgets under the tightest schedules. That formula helps us meet the goal we share with all clients – maximum return on their infrastructure investment.

We’re committed to finding clean, green power alternatives. Our expertise ranges from studies and valuations to optimizing existing operations. We can handle full services for facilities that range from the smallest to the largest in capacity.

At the front end, clients rely on us to conduct thorough studies involving overall project management. We provide the full range of design services and construction support. And we ensure that the end product is a model of operating efficiency.

We offer a comprehensive suite of services that align with the life cycle of a project. Our single-source solutions allow our clients to focus on their businesses and simplify their lives with a single point of contact. Our services include permitting and licensing, conceptual through detailed design, and program and construction management. We also provide asset management as well as management consulting services.

Black & Veatch is a global leader in both energy and water facilities. Hydropower and hydraulic structures are among our core specialties. We offer comprehensive in-house capabilities in the following key service areas:

  • Conventional hydropower facilities
  • Pumped storage and large pumping facilities
  • Plant rehabilitation and up-rating
  • Plant automation and controls
  • Power delivery and telecommunications
  • Major hydraulic structures
  • Fisheries engineering
  • Gates and penstocks
  • Hydrology and hydraulics
  • Geotechnical and geologic
  • Dams and tunnels