Alstom, a world leader in transport infrastructure, power generation and electrical grid.
Present in around 100 countries
Sales 2012/13: €20.3 billion
93, 000 permanent employees (at 31 March 2013)
Chaired by Patrick Kron
One in four of the world’s light bulbs is powered by Alstom technologies
The company is the world leader in integrated power plants for the production of electricity and air quality control systems. Alstom has solutions for all energy sources (coal, gas, nuclear, fuel-oil, hydropower, wind) and is a leader in innovative technologies for the protection of the environment (reduction of CO2 emissions, elimination of pollutant emissions). The Group is also developing CO2 capture processes and has integrated this technology in pilot plants in Germany and USA.
The world leader in very high speed and high speed transport
Alstom supplies rolling stock, transport infrastructure and signalling, maintenance equipment and global rail systems. From the very first TGV* delivered in 1978 to the AGV, the fourth generation of very high speed trains, Alstom has developed a world leading position in this market sector. Alstom’s technological advances allowed the company to achieve the world rail speed record at a speed of 574.8 km/h on 3 April 2007.
Energy demands met by advanced grid management solutions
Electrical grids need to deliver more energy, with greater flexibility, and in a more complex environment. Alstom is leading the way with solutions to make grids ‘smarter’