About us


Present in around 100 countries
Sales 2013/14: €20.3 billion  
96,000 permanent employees (at 31 March 2014) 
Chaired by Patrick Kron

Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.


Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids.

Power generation: solutions which enable Alstom's customers to generate reliable, competitive and eco-friendly power.


Thermal Power 1Alstom has the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of thermal technologies – coal, gas, oil and nuclear – and holds leading positions in turnkey power plants, power generation equipment and air quality control systems, and services for the installed base.


Renewable PowerAlstom has the most comprehensive range of renewable power generation solutions today:  hydro power, wind power, geothermal, biomass and solar.  With ocean energies, Alstom has been the leading supplier in hydro power, the largest source of renewable energy on the planet.


One in four of the world’s light bulbs is powered by Alstom technologies.

Electrical grid: energy demands met by advanced grid management solutions


Electrical GridAlstom is a world leading manufacturer of engineered solutions for electrical grid applications in utility and industry settings. The Group provides integrated and customised turnkey solutions such as alternating current and direct current substations, from medium up to ultra high voltages. Alstom's solutions enable the efficient transmission of electricity and support the development of Smart Grids and Supergrids.

Rail solutions:  designing fluidity


Pictographs TransportAlstom’s approach can be summarised in one word – “fluidity”.  Alstom develops comprehensive and sustainable railway solutions tailored to the needs of rail operators, public authorities and passengers.  From rolling stock to signalling, infrastructure, services and complete turnkey systems, Alstom offers the widest range of high-tech rail solutions.