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Business and Organization

Business and Organization
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2022
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]  
Business and Organization BUSINESS AND ORGANIZATION:
Quanta Services, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, Quanta) is a leading provider of specialty contracting services, delivering comprehensive infrastructure solutions for the electric and gas utility, renewable energy, communications, pipeline and energy industries in the United States, Canada, Australia and select other international markets. Quanta reports its results under three reportable segments: (1) Electric Power Infrastructure Solutions, (2) Renewable Energy Infrastructure Solutions and (3) Underground Utility and Infrastructure Solutions.
Electric Power Infrastructure Solutions Segment
The Electric Power Infrastructure Solutions segment provides comprehensive network solutions to customers involved in the electric power industry. Services include design, procurement, new construction, upgrade and repair and maintenance for electric power transmission and distribution infrastructure, both overhead and underground, and substation facilities, along with other engineering and technical services. This includes solutions that support the implementation of upgrades by utilities to modernize and harden the electric power grid in order to ensure its safety and enhance reliability. In addition, this segment provides emergency restoration services, including the repair of infrastructure damaged by fire and inclement weather; the energized installation, maintenance and upgrade of electric power infrastructure utilizing bare hand and hot stick methods and Quanta’s robotic arm techniques; and the installation of “smart grid” technologies on electric power networks. This segment also provides comprehensive design and construction solutions to wireline and wireless communications companies, cable multi-system operators and other customers within the communications industry, including services in connection with 5G wireless deployment; and the design, installation, maintenance and repair services related to commercial and industrial wiring. Additionally, this segment provides aviation services primarily for the utility industry, including the transportation of line workers, the setting of poles and towers and the stringing of wires. The majority of the financial results of Quanta’s postsecondary educational institution, which specializes in pre-apprenticeship training, apprenticeship training and specialized utility task training for electric workers, as well as training for the gas distribution and communications industries, are also included in the segment.
Renewable Energy Infrastructure Solutions Segment
The Renewable Energy Infrastructure Solutions segment provides comprehensive infrastructure solutions to customers involved in the renewable energy industry. Services include engineering, procurement, new construction, repowering and repair and maintenance for renewable generation facilities, such as utility-scale wind, solar, and hydropower generation facilities and battery storage facilities, as well as engineering and construction services for substations and switchyards, transmission and other electrical infrastructure needed to interconnect and transmit renewable energy generation and battery storage facilities.
Underground Utility and Infrastructure Solutions Segment
The Underground Utility and Infrastructure Solutions segment provides comprehensive infrastructure solutions for customers involved in the development, transportation, distribution, storage and processing of natural gas, oil and other products. Services include design, engineering, procurement, new construction, upgrade and repair and maintenance for natural gas systems for gas utility customers, as well as pipeline protection, integrity testing, rehabilitation and replacement services. Quanta also provides catalyst replacement services, high-pressure and critical-path turnaround services, instrumentation and electrical services, piping, fabrication and storage tank services for the midstream and downstream industrial energy markets. This segment also provides engineering and construction services for pipeline systems, storage systems and compressor and pump stations and the fabrication of pipeline support systems and related structures and facilities, as well as trenching, directional boring and mechanized welding services related to the services described above and in connection with Quanta’s electric power infrastructure services. This segment also provides engineering, construction and maintenance services for energy transition and carbon-reduction related projects, such as alternative fuel facilities, carbon capture systems and hydrogen facilities.