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Improving Lives in the UK and Ireland

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.

AES brings its global capability to meet the needs of energy users in the UK and Ireland. Building from AES’ current platform, which provides critical energy and capacity to Northern Ireland and the All-Island electricity system, we can bring innovative solutions to move the sector toward the future.

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.

We continue to invest to enhance security of supply, support decarbonisation targets, and create value for customers across these islands.  Recent investments at the two Northern Ireland plants have focused on environmental upgrades, energy efficiency, and the introduction of energy storage to the market.

The AES Corporation

The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 500 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 15 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. Our 2017 revenues were $11 billion and we own and manage $33 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.