Transmission Engineering

Transmission Engineering
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Transmission Line Studies
 Transmission Line Structures
Electric Utility Programs

Transmission Engineering

for Power Projects

Essential energy comes with its own set of challenges. At Westwood, we see these challenges as an opportunity to provide safe and stable energy solutions for years to come. Our experienced transmission engineering team provides comprehensive services to successfully execute the design of transmission projects. Our knowledge and expertise allow us to play a significant role with domestic and foreign electric utilities, state and federal organizations, and private developers. We strive to provide engineering services that focus on our clients’ needs and develop strategies to meet their infrastructure goals.

Transmission Line Design

Creating concepts and designs for your transmission line project can take you through hills, plains, valleys, mountains, coastlines, and anywhere in between. Westwood can go the distance, making energy transmission possible no matter the destination.

Our team has the capacity to manage and design large scale transmission projects through small single-structure designs. From compliance support and contract bidding, to route selection and field inspections, our team is there every step.

  • Overhead & Underground Line Design
  • Line Reconductoring
  • NERC Compliance & Audit Support
  • Fiber Optic Cable Additions
  • HVDC Engineering
  • Line Reliability Studies
  • Bill of Materials
  • Constructability Review
  • EPC & Design/Build Expertise
  • Procurement
  • Route Selection & ROW Analysis
  • Field Inspections

Software Expertise

  • PLS-CADD
  • PLS-Pole
  • PLS-Tower
  • PLS-Caisson
  • LPILE
  • MFAD
  • HFAD
  • AutoCAD
  • MicroStation
  • STAAD
  • RISA
  • TFLASH
  • CYMCAP

Transmission Line Studies

Transmitting energy from its source is a complex process that requires expertise to mitigate hazards involved in its transportation. Our electrical engineers are knowledgeable in the latest design software and best practices to ensure proper configuration from start to finish, leaving you with a reliable transmission design.

  • EMF Studies
  • Arc Flash Studies
  • Ampacity Calculations
  • Thermal Ratings
  • Conductor Selection
  • Electrical clearance studies

Transmission Line Structures

When it comes to meeting energy needs, the details matter. Westwood engineers are skilled in providing the right level of detail for any structural project. Whether it’s the planning and designing of new lattice towers, or upgrading existing structures, Westwood’s reputable team is here to provide stable solutions to any challenge.

  • Lattice Tower Analysis & Design
  • Steel Pole Analysis & Design
  • Shallow & Deep Foundation Design
  • Reinforcement & Retrofitting of Structures
  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Field Studies & Forensic Analysis

Electric Utility Programs

Your project starts here. Our team has the expertise needed to arrange the highest-quality specifications and standards for flawless execution from beginning to end.

  • Specifications & Standards Development
  • Training Manuals, Job Aids, & On-Site Training Programs
  • Turnkey Project Management
  • FERC 1000 Bid Support
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Meet the Team Leader
Brandon Farrell, PE
Engineering Manager

"I’ve always had a propensity to tinker with things. Skateboards, cars, music, brewing; I’ve always been drawn to hobbies that allowed me to repair, improve, or create things. It was a large truss bridge constructed next to my parents’ house that pushed me into the world of civil engineering. Now, I am in a line of work that allows me to professionally tinker. Beyond enjoying the creativity of the profession, I truly enjoy being able to support our clients. I prefer to approach our work with the perspective that we are not just clients and consultants. We are a team working towards the same goal. And when we approach tasks with that perspective, we’re likely to get the best results. That being said, I also spent a decade making pizzas. So, I will never forget: The customer is always right!"

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