Power Delivery

Transmission lines take converted energy from a wind farm to substations and distribution lines to deliver electricity to neighborhoods and communities. Transmission lines take converted energy from a wind farm to substations and distribution lines to deliver electricity to neighborhoods and communities.
42 States
we’ve
worked in
#26
ENR Top Design Firm
for Power
50,000 line
miles
we've worked on
Power Delivery

Comprised of licensed civil engineers, electrical engineers, consultants, land experts, and designers, our experienced team can help you deliver reliable power to your customers. We have supported domestic electric utilities, state & federal organizations, and private developers across the country. Our clients rely on us to provide exemplary service and quality engineering products, and we achieve this by taking the time to understand each project’s specific challenges and cater our services to meet those needs. Every project, problem, critical path, and client is important to us. 

Collaborative Results

Westwood can work with you from beginning to end, managing your project, and limiting the need for additional consultants. We make it our priority to thoroughly evaluate your project scope to deliver innovative solutions. Partner with Westwood and gain a new perspective and robust list of skills to complement your project.

Technical Expertise

Transmission lines, the distribution system, and substations are the backbone of our energy infrastructure. Regardless of project size, our experienced team can navigate site constraints and regulatory requirements to get the job done. We execute projects from transmission line design to entirely new greenfield substations.

Innovative Solutions

Through our partnerships and processes, we’re on the forefront of providing technical expertise through engineering, software applications, and creative solutions. By pioneering grid modernization, we can create positive change in the lives of many.

Power Delivery Projects
345 & 115 kV Article Vll T-Line Design
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Rochester, New York
Client: Investor-Owned Utility
Scope: 345 kV and 115 kV Article VII transmission line design

NERC Priority Analysis and Mitigation
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New York & Maine
Client: Investor-Owned Utility
Scope: 2,000 miles (150 circuits) of 115 kV and 230 kV transmission lines

Pennsylvania Reliability Project
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Northeastern PA
Client: Investor-Owned Utility
Scope: Rebuild, re-route, fiber and sectionalizing installations for 69 kV transmission line

Aerial Survey and M4 Line Modeling
Aerial Survey and M4 line Modeling

Iowa
Client: Investor-Owned Utility
Scope: Acquired LiDAR and developed Method 4 PLS-CADD models for 4,800-mile transmission

Maryland 500 kV Tower
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Baltimore, MD
Client: Investor-Owned Utility
Scope: Emergency repairs to 500 kV tower
 

Great Northern Transmission Line
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Northern MN
Client: POWER Engineers
Scope: 225-mile, 500-kV transmission line and two substations

Project Expertise
  • Aerial Mapping & LiDAR
  • Permit Matrix
  • Siting and Routing Studies
  • Federal, State, and Local Permitting
  • Natural Resource Assessments and Field Studies
  • Wetland Delineation and Permitting
  • Cultural Resource Studies
  • Preliminary Geotechnical Review
  • Desktop Subsurface Utility Review
  • Boundary Survey and Base Mapping
  • Legal Descriptions and Exhibits
  • Geotechnical Investigation and Design
  • Existing Road Studies and Transportation Analysis
  • Hydrologic/Hydraulic Modeling
  • Civil Engineering
  • Subsurface Utility Engineering
  • Construction Staking
  • Construction Data Acquisition Technology
  • SWPPP/NPDES and SPCC Permitting and Compliance
  • Pile Load Testing
  • Post-Construction Aerial Mapping & LiDAR
  • Post-Construction Record Survey
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Two Westwood staff studying a plan set on a drafting table. Two Westwood staff studying a plan set on a drafting table.
Development

Updating and adding to today’s infrastructure is a big endeavor. We get it. From complex roadblocks to challenging environmental requirements, our team understands the nuances of local regulations and interconnection policies. We will give you the accurate data and reliable insights you need to transform the grid for a better future.   

Power delivery design. Power delivery design.
Design

It’s time to visualize a grid that is both reliable and resilient. With our trailblazing engineers and design experts, we will deliver comprehensive plans and specifications intended for the demanding needs of today.  

Large transmission line in field. Large transmission line in field.
Construction Support

Integrated with the activities of developers and contractors, Westwood’s construction support services provide time-efficient data management and progress tracking. In the field, we help ensure compliance with design and permit conditions, as well as adherence to accurate construction schedules and budgets.