Blackwater Electric Company is a full service, licensed electrical contracting firms that specializes in electrical power distribution, UPS/ Generators/ Frequency Drives/ Power Quality, Medium Voltage, overhead light construction, underground electrical distribution, and solar power. Blackwater Electric’s skilled electrical technicians and engineers are trained in the most up to date electrical technologies and solar energy systems. We are committed to providing government and industrial clients the highest quality work on time and within budget.


Blackwater Electric’s skilled industrial electrical technicians are trained to perform routine and emergency maintenance of industrial electrical power systems and equipment. Our experience encompasses projects for new construction, major shutdowns, capital expansions, plant relocations, and contract maintenance services to clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

Industrial Power Solutions We Perform: Turnkey Electrical Power Construction; Industrial Capital Expansion Projects; Municipal, State, and Federal Government Projects; Control Wiring for Processing – Manufacturing Equipment; Electrical Reconstruction; Emergency Electrical Restoration; Power Transformer installations & Replacements; Main Switchgear Installations; Primary and Secondary Extensions; Generator System Installations; Equipment Relocations – Additions – Alterations; Grounding & Grounding Grids.

Our team is committed to providing quality work on electrical power systems, and power transformer installations for government and industrial electrical projects.


Power quality is a major concern for continuous processes that cannot allow for electrical power down time. As such, generators, UPS (uninterrupted Power Source) and frequency drives are extremely important electrical backup components in today’s computer driven business, medical, and institutional environments. Blackwater Electric’s skilled electrical engineering and technical team designs, installs, services and maintains all commercial and industrial grade UPS, commercial and/or diesel generators, power distribution units, automatic transfer switches, rectifiers, variable frequency drives, and related equipment.

We take into consideration solutions for differing power maintenance characteristics that can include the length of extended operating time during power sags, cost of power backup systems implementation, and even floor space requirements.


Blackwater Electric specializes in the design, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems and cabling designed to operate up to 34.5kv. Our services encompass the planning, design, application and maintenance aspects of medium voltage substations for utility networks and industrial plants, including Medium Voltage Substation Installation, Infrared Acceptance Testing, Transformers, Medium Voltage Cable Repair and Installation, Duct Bank, Conduit, Cable Termination and Splicing Installations, Gas & Oil Filled Switches, Voltage Circuit Breakers and Regulators, Relays, Instrument Transformers, Meters, Grounding Systems, Ground-Fault Protection Systems, Motors and Generators, Surge Arresters, Emergency Systems, and Reclosers and Line Sectionalizers.

Our team takes into consideration all aspects of medium voltage design and implementation including regulatory and environmental requirements, general design considerations, application of switching and power equipment, fault calculations, safe grounding design, protection/control, automation and communication, and preventative maintenance.


Blackwater Electric provides complete turnkey industrial lighting solutions from design to installation as well as emergency maintenance and repair. Our electrical engineers develop cost-effective and innovative solutions for government, business or industrial facility lighting, dimming, and high/low voltage lighting applications.

Our Typical Lighting Projects include: Industrial – Warehouse Lighting Design and Installation; LEED Lighting Layout & Installations; High/Low HID Fixtures; Airfield and Runway Lighting; Parking Lot, Street and Site Lighting; Light System Removals; Environmental Lighting; Retail, Atmosphere, Low Voltage, Accent & Track, Energy Efficient and Indirect Lighting; Dimming & Photo-electric Controls.


Blackwater Electric’s qualified electrical linemen and electricians possess extensive experience with constructing, refurbishing and maintaining power utility overhead lines for industrial clients throughout the US Mid-Atlantic region. For single or multiple overhead power line project requirements, Blackwater Electric provides line distribution design, installation, voltage conversions, and maintenance of primary and secondary systems. We also provide underground network and URD design services for network duct projects and feeder design up to 34 kV.

Overhead Line Construction Services Include In-house Installation and Management; Overhead Power Survey and Design; Overhead Line Construction; Tower and Pole Design; Existing Line Refurbishment and Maintenance; Overhead Fiber-Optic Installation; Line Condition Assessments; Technical Appraisals & Design Risk Analysis; Site Safety Management; and Grid Connection Management.


Blackwater Electric performs all facets of underground power conduit construction from pole lighting to primary service, commercial building conduit runs, complete design and installation development, and general maintenance and repair for underground power distribution. Underground utilities construction services include Trenching and Pipe Placement work; Duct Banks; Manhole/Hand Hole/Precast Structures; Cable Pulling and Blowing; Construction and Cable Placement; Roadway and Right-of-Way Restoration; Site Electrical Work; and Emergency Repair/Restoration Services.


Many commercial and government buildings are now taking advantage of valuable rooftop and ground-level real estate by installing solar panels. Blackwater Electric is a leader in providing governmental and commercial clients with the latest solar energy technology. We have installed solar systems for federal government and commercial buildings, including work at the Joint Expeditionary Base – Little Creek. Our team of skilled technicians provides expert installation of solar energy technologies with superior energy capture, operational flexibility and smart grid integration. Further, our management team is continually researching the latest evolution of all renewable energy power electronics (including wind), so that we may provide our clients with the highest quality service and most innovative technical expertise.


Blackwater Electric has the knowledge, experience and technical expertise to exceed your expectations and project needs – be they specialized or schedule-driven. The Blackwater team provides comprehensive Design-Build services. Each project begins with a team meeting with the owner, the general contractor, and the Blackwater team of engineers and project managers.


The Blackwater team is deeply committed to sustainable construction practices for each LEED project. Focused on increasing the efficiency of a building’s energy usage, not only during construction but more importantly, throughout the building’s life cycle.