Power Delivery

Helping our clients meet the long-term demand for energy goes beyond our ability to provide site selection, entitlement, design and construction services. It means working with our clients to develop solutions that move their energy facility vision from the conceptual stage to the actual delivery of a safe and reliable power source.

  • Communications & Automation
  • Distribution
  • Substation Physical & Structural Design
  • Substation Protection & Control
  • Transmission Line & Civil Engineering


When it comes to construction, the needs of each client vary widely. However, one thing remains constant: NV5’s focus on developing safe and cost-effective solutions. We help to optimize costs, identify opportunities to shorten construction schedules, and minimize claims/risks. The result is energy facilities meeting the demand for a reliable energy supply.

  • As-Built and Record Drawing Inspection
  • Change Order Administration
  • Construction Monitoring
  • Construction Staking
  • Contractor Selection
  • Owner’s Representative/Construction Management
  • Scheduling


Whether it’s a generating station, natural gas pipeline or transmission line, designing energy infrastructure is an exacting practice. NV5’s staff are focused on gaining the necessary project approvals. Our disciplined approach to design underscores accuracy, which translates to higher system performance.

  • Access Road Design
  • Alignment Design
  • Construction Cost Estimating
  • Grading Design
  • Laydown Design
  • Overhead Distribution Plan and Profile Drawings
  • Site Plan and Profile Drawings
  • Station Pad Design
  • Storm Drain Design
  • Stormwater Management/Permitting
  • Utility Undergrounding Design
  • Water Supply Engineering

Site Selection

Developing both conventional and renewable energy resources takes careful planning and analysis to ensure the financial viability of your investment. That’s why major utilities and energy providers have relied on NV5’s experience to assess potential sites and the necessary infrastructure upgrades.

  • Access Assessment/Evaluation
  • Boundary/Parcel Identification
  • Easement Descriptions
  • Land Use Permitting
  • Pipeline/Transmission Routing Analysis
  • Regulatory/Governing Agency Interaction
  • Route Profiling and Selection
  • Site Constraints Analysis
  • Surveying and Mapping
  • Utility Survey/Identification

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