Specialists in high-voltage power lines

Babcock operates in the power transmission and distribution markets in both the UK and Africa, specialising in the end-to-end delivery and refurbishment of high voltage power lines.

Our activities include asset condition assessment, through life asset management, front end engineering design, fully managed turnkey construction and refurbishment programmes.

Our key capabilities include:

  • Planning
  • Analysis and design
  • Innovative services and solutions
  • Consents and approvals
  • Overhead Line construction, re-engineering and refurbishment

Efficient and compliant

With extensive experience in overseeing multi-million pound network infrastructure projects, we’re well placed to provide our customers with solutions that comply with objectives set by OFGEM and other governing bodies.

That includes following strict efficiency guidelines such as RIIO, using innovative techniques to meet the government’s environmental challenge.

Developing infrastructure in South Africa

In South Africa, we provide maintenance and engineering support for the national power generator, Eskom, on their existing and new-build power stations. We also design, manufacture and construct new, high-voltage overhead lines for Eskom and other Southern African utilities.

Delivery excellence

We’re champions of innovation, investing in the latest technology, software and technical expertise, to deliver a first class service and outstanding customer satisfaction.

Our in-house Innovation and Development (I&D) team drives the creation and improvement of systems, products to enhance commercial or safety performance.

Our skilled designers, engineers, foremen and overhead line workers deliver an unequalled service within an award-winning health and safety culture, underpinned by rigorous quality and environmental standards and service level agreements at all times.

We have a proven track record of success in the power industry. We provide value-for-money and efficient project delivery with bespoke solutions for each customer, tailored to their operational needs and business drivers.