|Type||Public limited company
|Headquarters||Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Key people||Ken Hanna, Chairman
Rupert Soames, CEO
|Revenue||£1,583.2 million (2012)|
|Operating income||£385.2 million (2012)|
|Net income||£276.0 million (2012)|
At the end of 2009, it had a fleet of 13,000 generators ranging in size from 10 kW to 2MW, which in aggregate amounted to over 5,900MW of generating capacity, the equivalent of about 10% of peak power demand on the National Grid. It has 144 service centres in 34 countries and customers in over 100 countries.
Aggreko was founded in the Netherlands in 1962. It moved to Scotland in 1973 and was acquired by Christian Salvesen plc in 1984. It was demerged from Christian Salvesen and first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997.
The company acquired substantially all the activities (other than those relating to large gas turbines) of General Electric Energy Rentals for total consideration of circa US$212m in 2006. It became the exclusive supplier for temporary power and temperature controls for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in 2008 and the exclusive supplier for temporary power for the London 2012 Olympic Games in 2012.
In 2012, Aggreko acquired 100% of the operations of Poit Energia, a leading segment in Latin America, thus becoming the largest company in the industry on the continent.
Aggreko has offices in most major cities in Western Europe, the United States and Australia, and smaller numbers of locations in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. The items hired out include gas and diesel generators, load banks, heaters, air conditioners and chillers. Aggreko equipment is used in a wide variety of settings including film studios, power stations, mines, offshore oil platforms, shipyards, general construction and contracting industries, and high-demand power applications related to emergency response and disaster management. Aggreko's International Projects business operates out of Dubai from where they can ship powerplants - capable of powering entire cities - to anywhere in the world and have the powerplant operational within days of reaching the destination.
- Preliminary Results 2012
- "Aggreko confirms £48m contracts". The Scotsman. 10 February 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
- "Annual Report and Accounts 2009". Aggreko plc. Archived from the original on 4 July 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
- Aggreko History
- Aggreko buys GE Rentals for £111m
- Aggreko wins Beijing Olympics Power Contract
- Power generators Aggreko profit boost thanks to £55m Olympic contract
- Aggreko buys Poit Energia in £140m deal BBC, 26 March 2012
- Aggreko wins 5 MW contract in Gujarat, India