Since its founding in 1981, AES has driven energy sector growth and pioneered advances in many markets. Today it stand as a global energy industry leader in innovation and operational excellence with generation and distribution businesses across four continents.
In 1985, under Roger Sant’s leadership as CEO, the first AES power plant was built in Texas. It quickly took a leadership position as one of the prominent competitive power plants in the United States. In 1988, AES became the largest Independent Power Producer (IPP) in the United States with three plants in operation (Placerita, Beaver Valley and Deepwater). This domestic expansion spurred a global quest for new financing, construction and operational opportunities.
AES Corporation provide affordable, sustainable energy to 17 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Their workforce of 21,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. Their 2015 revenues were $15 billion and they own and manage $37 billion in total assets. See more