Mike Beehler

Mike Beehler
Vice President
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Experienced Power Delivery Teams

Experienced Power Delivery Teams

Demand for electricity is high, and the impact on the nation's power delivery infrastructure is dramatic.

Burns & McDonnell is a partner with the depth and experience to successfully deliver the industry's most challenging and complex projects.

From conception to completion ... and every step in between. We deliver results.

T&D Projects Focused on Client Needs

Our talented transmission and distribution engineers design and build quality projects that focus on the client's design criteria, philosophies and standards. Our goal for the past 100 years and our vision for the next 100 are one and the same: satisfied clients.

Burns & McDonnell was the first A/E firm in the United States to successfully complete a $1 billion-scale transmission program (click here to read more about the Middletown-Norwalk project). Burns & McDonnell has the experience to design and build transmission and distribution projects both large and small.

Innovative program management starts with our exclusive program management tool, OneTouchPM®, that enhances your cost savings and enables our team to make better decisions and improve coordination on the job site through a portable, 3D dashboard that integrates real-time design and construction data. Click here to watch a video about how OneTouchPM® works.


Burns & McDonnell is committed to helping the utility industry develop and test Smart Grid technologies that will be used now and in the future. Our Smart Grid Lab was set up in 2007 as a way to help clients find the answers they need. See how the Burns & McDonnell Smart Grid Lab may offer the answers you are seeking.


   Parody music video about the Smart Grid.


Advanced Technology Series will illustrate new technology for improved transmission performance

Advanced Technology Series will illustrate new technology for improved transmission performance

Explore some of the new technology for the transmission and distribution industry that will change your thinking in how to improve transmission performance.

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Burns & McDonnell selected for Dominion Virginia Power project

Burns & McDonnell selected for Dominion Virginia Power project

Joint venture project with Zachry Industrial is a 1,300-megawattt combined-cycle power plant near Front Royal, Va. Completion is projected for 2014.

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A New Mexico project is using the latest advances in power grid technology to link the country's three primary electric grids, transferring green power from region to region.

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Deadlines for NERC facility rating compliance are quickly approaching. Are you ready? Check out the solutions Burns & McDonnell can provide for you.

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Investment in the electric transmission and distribution industry is booming. This boom is supported by four fundamental issues, starting with the need to maintain system reliability. What else is driving growth?

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AWC Webinar (Archived)

Paul McCoy of the the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Project  discusses this sub-sea HVDC backbone transmission system extending from northern New Jersey to southern Virginia. He's joined by Rick Bush, T&D World editorial director, and Mike Beehler, vice president of Burns & McDonnell, for a this free webinar. 

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