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AES UK & Ireland

AES UK & Ireland is part of The AES Corporation, a Fortune 200 global power company. We are committed to operational excellence and meeting the power needs of the people of the United Kingdom and Ireland by using our unique electricity platforms and the knowledge of our people to provide the energy solutions our customers truly need.

We are Northern Ireland’s largest electricity generator, owning and operating Ballylumford and Kilroot Power Stations, both in County Antrim. In 2016, AES generated 11% of energy across the All-Island electricity system, representing 61% of dispatchable generation capacity in Northern Ireland.

​Our operational business is complimented by our business development team located across Great Britain. The development team is focused on delivering growth in accordance with our UK & Ireland strategy, by building on AES’ renewables track record in the UK and global energy expertise.

AES UK & Ireland Quick Facts

  • UK presence since 1992
  • Employs 270 AES people (and 170 contractors)
  • Owner and operator of Ballylumford and Kilroot Power Stations in Northern Ireland
  • Developer and constructor of 87.5 MW of onshore wind in Great Britain
  • Owner and operator of UK's largest battery energy storage array at Kilroot

The AES Corporation

The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 16 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 18,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. Our 2016 revenues were $14 billion and we own and manage $36 billion in total assets.

We are dedicated to improving the lives of our customers by leveraging our energy solutions that encompass a broad range of technologies and fuel types, including coal, diesel, gas, oil, pet coke and renewables. Our people share a passion to help meet the world’s current and increasing energy needs, while providing communities and countries the opportunity for economic growth due to the availability of reliable, affordable electric power.