Power Delivery Services

Keep pace with the transforming energy market.

Leverage our experienced team of engineers, systems and integration experts, and management consultants to plan, design, build, and integrate a complete energy delivery solution.


Experts in Power

Utilities consistently come to Leidos for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 30 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country as well as a growing number of private developers. Our project portfolio includes large energy projects across the United States for electric utilities, generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners to deliver meaningful energy delivery solutions.

Beyond Engineering

Leidos helps solve utilities’ complex challenges and take on what’s next through our full lifecycle, performance-based solutions. Our services include engineering, planning, project management, construction management, and commissioning for electric power substations and transmission and distribution lines; protection and controls and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) design; and smart grid design and development. We have proven experience on projects ranging from 4 kV to 500 kV.

Quick Facts

  • #5 in Transmission & Distribution, Engineering News Record
  • #9 in Program Management, Engineering News Record
  • Technical solutions with a focus on electric power
  • Power delivery engineering up to 500 kV
  • 11 power delivery design offices and 20+ support offices
  • More than 1,400 power grid projects in 2015
  • Awarded National Safety Council’s 2016 “Perfect Record Award”

Leidos power delivery services include:

Leidos power delivery services include:

  • Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Design and Engineering
    • Transmission Line
    • Distribution Line
    • Substation
    • Protection and Controls
    • SCADA and Communications
    • Relay Settings
    • Civil/Structural
    • Environmental
  • Grid Planning
    • Transmission Planning
    • Distribution Planning
    • System Studies
  • Program/Project Management

Deliver Reliability in a Rapidly Changing Industry

Leidos applies our in-depth knowledge and experience with equipment in generation, transmission, substations, and distribution to help our clients design and implement grid hardening programs for more reliable systems.

Learn why grid hardening is becoming increasingly important and what options are available for hardening and resiliency programs.


Substation Design and Engineering

Substation Design and Engineering

Drawing from our expertise in both civil and electrical engineering, our efficient substation design approach saves our clients both time and money. Leidos’ experienced team provides utilities with full lifecycle engineering and design solutions for substation projects, whether a new facility or modifying an existing asset.

distribution line design

Distribution Line Design

Leidos has provided distribution line design services to the utility industry for more than 70 years. Our reliable team of experts can serve as an extension of utility staff—with services ranging from project scoping and definition to detailed design of distribution facilities, and including the inspection, evaluation, and construction monitoring of both new and upgraded lines.


transmission line design

Transmission Line Design

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, there has been a five-fold increase in new electricity transmission investment since the late ‘90s, and that trend continues upward. Leidos has significant experience designing transmission projects from 46 kV through 500 kV. We are recognized as an industry leader in power design and engineering, with a portfolio representing some of the largest transmission projects in the United States.


SCADA and Communications

SCADA and Communications

Leidos has extensive experience in the consulting, project management, engineering, design, procurement, construction management, and commissioning of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems for electrical investor-owned and municipal transmission, distribution, and generation utilities and industrial customers.

System planning and protection

System Planning & Protection

Leidos applies our in-depth knowledge and experience with equipment in generation, transmission, substations, and distribution to help our clients design and implement protection and controls schemes for more reliable systems. We assist our clients in understanding the variables in developing protection system designs and relay settings within the constraints of their systems.

NERC Compliance

NERC Compliance

Leidos offers sophisticated technical expertise combined with proven experience in implementing, reviewing, and improving North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) reliability compliance programs and procedures for clients nationwide. Our expertise encompasses a full slate of capabilities, services, and knowledge to support a complete range of NERC-related requirements. Maintaining compliance requires a realistic balance between a utility’s operations, planning, and oversight/business-related functions. Our streamlined, coordinated compliance management approach helps a utility put in place the policies and practices that address NERC compliance while still maintaining operational efficiency.


National and Regional Presence

Leidos has more than 35 office locations supporting engineering solutions, allowing our customers to call on a seamless organization to meet their power delivery needs from coast to coast. Our staff in these offices is dedicated to developing innovative, integrated solutions to complex energy, environmental, and infrastructure challenges.

Let's discuss your unique needs and determine if we are a good fit.