Energy Acuity is the leading provider of power generation and power delivery market intelligence. Below are the Top 10 Transmission Line Construction Companies by miles of transmission line within the Energy Acuity’s Grid Platform.

Top 10 Transmission Line Construction Companies

1.) Quanta Services
Projects — 281
Transmission Line (Miles) — 11,174.80

Quanta Services
(NYSE: PWR) is a leading provider of specialized contracting services, delivering infrastructure solutions to the electric power and natural gas and pipeline industries. The company provides a comprehensive range of services, including the design, installation, maintenance and repair of virtually every type of infrastructure. With approximately 17,800 employees, major offices in 40 states, and field operations across the United States and Canada, Quanta has the manpower, resources and expertise to complete projects that are local, regional, national or even international in scope.

2.) MYR Group Inc.
Projects — 141
Transmission Line (Miles) — 5,910.50

MYR Group Inc. is a holding company of specialty construction service providers. Through subsidiaries dating back to 1891, MYR is one of the largest national contractors servicing the transmission and distribution sector of the United States electric utility industry. Transmission and Distribution customers include electric utilities, cooperatives and municipalities. The Company also provides Commercial and Industrial electrical contracting services to facility owners and general contractors in the Western United States. MYR Group’s comprehensive services include turnkey construction and maintenance services for the nation’s electrical infrastructure.

MYR Group offers a full suite of transmission and distribution (T&D) capabilities to construct the largest and most complex electrical infrastructure projects across the country, as well as a comprehensive commercial and industrial (C&I) service offering for clients throughout Arizona and Colorado. Their T&D clients include more than 125 electric utilities, cooperatives and municipalities.

3.) ABB
Projects — 59
Transmission Line (Miles) — 3,494.1

ABB provides power and automation technologies for its utility and industrial customers. It focuses on power transmission, distribution and power-plant automation serves electric, gas and water utilities, as well as industrial and commercial customers. The Company also delivers automation systems that measure, control, protect and optimize plant applications across a range of industries.

ABB (Asea Brown Boveri), was the result of a merger between Asea AB of Sweden and BBC Brown Boveri Ltd. of Baden, Switzerland in 1988. The merged entity became the world’s leading supplier in the $50 billion electric power industry. At that time ABB controlled as much as a third of Europe’s business and more than 20 percent of the world market. It successfully integrated 850 subsidiary companies and 180,000 employees operating in 140 countries.

4.) Kiewit
Projects — 83
Transmission Line (Miles) — 3,409.30

Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and mining organizations. For over 120 years, they have delivered world-class solutions to projects of every size, in every market. Kiewit consistently ranks as one of the top 10 contractors by Engineering News-Record.

Kiewit has served the power generation market for more than 30 years. They bring in-depth expertise to deliver power projects using engineer-procure-construct (EPC), design-build, design-assist, and traditional bid-build models. Through their subsidiary Kiewit Power Engineers Co., they provide a complete array of design and engineering services for major power plant projects that set industry standards for quality design and superior function worldwide.

Over the last 15 years, Kiewit has constructed and provided start-up services for more than 140 power-related projects totaling more than $6 billion in contract revenue.

5.) Valard Construction
Projects — 37
Transmission Line (Miles) — 2,977.90

Valard is one of Canada’s largest power line contractors, serving clients in the public and private sectors. They offer construction services in overhead and underground transmission and distribution systems, substations, fiber optics, and substation and transmission foundations. Valard also offers turnkey services in all areas of our operations.

6.) Burns & McDonnell
Projects — 145
Transmission Line (Miles) — 2,683.90

Burns & McDonnell, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., is a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm. Their multidisciplined staff of more than 3,600 employee-owners includes engineers, architects, construction experts, planners, estimators, economists, technicians and scientists, representing virtually all design disciplines. They plan, design, permit, construct and manage facilities all over the world, with one mission in mind:

7.) M.J. Electric LLC
Projects — 79
Transmission Line (Miles) — 2,658.00

M. J. Electric, LLC is a member of the National Electrical Contractors Association for much of its history. MJE has been active in the organization with employees serving on various committees, serving as Governors, and was a founding member of the Electric 21 Council.

8.) Aecom
Projects — 29
Transmission Line (Miles) — 2,523.00

Aecom is a global network of experts working with clients, communities, and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges. Worldwide, Aecom designs, builds, finances, operates and manages projects and programs that unlock opportunities, protect the environment and improve people’s lives.

9.) GE Energy
Projects — 35
Transmission Line (Miles) — 2321.30

GE Energy is one of the world’s leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies, with 2007 revenue of $22 billion. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, GE Energy works in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear energy; renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and biogas; and other alternative fuels. Numerous GE Energy products are certified under ecomagination, GE’s corporate-wide initiative to aggressively bring to market new technologies that will help customers meet pressing environmental challenges.

10.) Wilson Construction Company
Projects — 50
Transmission Line (Miles) — 1980.20

Wilson Construction offers a collaborative team environment to produce personalized solutions and exceptional results for our clients. Whether it is building a new switchyard or substation, installing transmission lines, performing power plant interconnects, or other needs in the power generation, transmission, distribution area or environmental areas, Wilson Construction provides the proven design/build expertise, safety conscious operations, and client-focused construction services necessary to win your trust time and time again.


Source: Energy Acuity


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