Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) has acquired the transmission and distribution (T&D) engineering capabilities of US-based Patrick Energy Services (PES).

PES provides services for the planning, design, engineering and construction of transmission, substation, distribution, smart grid, supervisory control and data acquisition, and protection and control systems.

SAIC claims that the acquisition will enable it to better serve customers including investor-owned utilities, public power providers and transmission operators.

SAIC Energy, Environment & Infrastructure president JT Grumski said that the acquisition enhances the company’s capabilities in transmission and distribution engineering and furthers its efforts to implement efficient energy delivery systems.