POSTED: Wednesday February 22nd 2012


Aggreko, the global leader in temporary power and temperature control solutions, has confirmed its commitment to SportAccord Convention for the fifth consecutive year as a Silver Partner.

Quebec City will host SportAccord Convention from May 20-25, 2012.  It is the world's premier annual event at the service of sport, offering a platform for key decision makers to come together on a global scale to share knowledge and develop ideas that benefit the entire sporting community and drive positive change internationally.

“As the official temporary energy services provider to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, SportAccord Convention offers Aggreko an invaluable platform to promote our growing temporary power and climate control solutions to organizers of major sporting events,” said Bill Caplan, Regional Managing Director, Aggreko EME.  “Aggreko’s continued support of this event shows how valuable a job we think it is to bring together key decision makers of international sports federations, associations, and governing bodies to share best practices in order to shape the future of sport across the world.”

Aggreko will provide temporary back up power to 44 venues in seven major locations and the International Broadcast Centre at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Aggreko will project manage all aspects of the temporary power packages, including design, mobilization, installation, operation and maintenance. In addition, more than 400 generators with a capacity of over 227 MW of available power, 1200 kilometers of cable and more than 3500 distribution panels will be utilized, which will be delivered and relocated as required via hundreds of truck movements.

2011 saw Aggreko delivering power to the UEFA Champions League Final in London, the U.S. Open Championship at the Congressional Country Club in Maryland, and America’s biggest football championship game of the year…  In 2010, the company provided temporary power, heating and cooling to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games as well as provided broadcast power in all venues, the International Broadcast Centre and FIFA Headquarters for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

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Keywords · SportAccord Convention · SportAccord · Sport · Aggreko · London 2012 · Olympics · UEFA · Power

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Organization: Aggreko LLC
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