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
- Route Selection & ROW Analysis
- Field Inspections
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
With several offices and professional expertise in nearly all of the US, we have what it takes to support wind, solar, energy storage, and power delivery projects across the country.