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CleanTECH San Diego Welcomes Global Engineering Company Black & Veatch as Newest Member Company

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SAN DIEGO, June 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nonprofit industry trade organization CleanTECH San Diego and Black & Veatch today announced the addition of the global engineering and construction company to CleanTECH San Diego's roster of 100+ member companies spanning the private, public and academic sectors.

Black & Veatch is a global leader in Critical Human Infrastructure™, providing energy, water and telecom solutions in more than 100 countries around the world. The company's smart city initiatives bring sustainable solutions to market. In addition, its experts focus on system intelligence and lifecycle planning for utilities, municipalities, and leading transportation, manufacturing, and industrial companies.

"CleanTECH San Diego is pleased to welcome Black & Veatch to our network of member companies committed to advancing sustainable solutions for benefit of the economy and the environment," said CleanTECH San Diego President Jason Anderson. "The global work being done by Black & Veatch in the world of energy, water, telecom and big data fills an important space within CleanTECH San Diego's portfolio of energy efficiency smart city projects."

"As a leading innovator in the smart city and utility analytics revolution, Black & Veatch is proud to support transformational initiatives within the local CleanTECH San Diego community," said Rick Azer, Director of Development for Black & Veatch's Smart Integrated Infrastructure services. "We look forward to working with our fellow members to implement advanced solutions that extend the capabilities of infrastructure here in San Diego and around the world."

About Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building Critical Human Infrastructure™ in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2013 were US$3.6 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media.

About CleanTECH San Diego

CleanTECH San Diego is a nonprofit member organization that positions the greater San Diego region, including Imperial County and Baja California, as a global leader in the cleantech economy. The organization achieves this by fostering collaborations across the private-public-academic landscape, leading advocacy efforts to promote cleantech priorities, and encouraging investment in the San Diego region. CleanTECH San Diego's membership includes more than 100 local businesses, universities, governments, and nonprofits committed to advancing sustainable solutions for benefit of the economy and the environment. To learn more, visit www.cleantechsandiego.org

CONTACT: Media Contacts: Patrick MacElroy, Black & Veatch 212-973-1339, MacElroyP@bv.com Shannon Casey, CleanTECH San Diego 858-568-7766, shannonc@cleantechsandiego.org

Source:Black & Veatch Holding Company