Aggreko Powers America`s National Football Championship

Fri Feb 1, 2013 1:05pm EST

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NEW ORLEANS--(Business Wire)--
America`s biggest national football championship game is gearing up for a
gridiron battle of powerhouse teams, the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore
Ravens, on February 3, 2013. For the 23rd time, Aggreko, the global leader in
rental power and temperature control solutions, will provide large-scale power
generation for the event, which is taking place in New Orleans at the
Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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Aggreko's temporary generators ready to energize the 2013 American Football
Championship in New Orleans. (Photo: Business Wire)

Aggreko`s major events division, Aggreko Event Services, will power everything
from Beyonce`s half-time performance to the broadcast and media compounds.
Aggreko will also provide power for stadium security, several celebration sites
and VIP areas. 

Powering an event of this magnitude requires a massive amount of Aggreko
equipment and manpower, including:

* 13 MWs of electricity, enough to power 5,200 medium-sized homes 
* Hundreds of power accessories, including electrical panels, transformers, and
approximately 50 miles of cable 
* A crew of 20 Aggreko technicians for installation and operation

"For 23 years Aggreko has provided temporary utility support for the big game
and its many festivities," said David Prince, senior project manager for Aggreko
Event Services. "The fact that Mardi Gras is taking place at the same time as
the big game challenges Aggreko to find creative ways to install and monitor our
temporary utility solutions at the Superdome while not interfering with the
safety and enjoyment of tourists and fans." 

The Aggreko team began installation design six months prior to kick-off, and
will have the support of its national network of service centers. Installation
commenced four weeks before the game and the dismantling process will take 10
days. 

Aggreko has a long history of providing power to high-profile events, including
the recent Presidential Inauguration and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic
Games. 

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Editor`s Notes

Aggreko plc is the world leader in the supply of temporary power and temperature
control solutions. Aggreko employs over 4,500 people operating from 165
locations. In 2011 we served customers in about 100 countries, and had revenues
of approximately GBP 1.4bn (USD 2.2bn or Euros 1.6bn). Aggreko plc is listed on
the London Stock Exchange (AGK.L), is a member of the FTSE 100 index, and is
headquartered in Scotland. For more information, please visit the company
website at www.aggreko.com. 

Aggreko provides power and temperature control solutions to customers who need
them either very quickly, or for a short or indeterminate length of time.
Examples would be the supply of power to an industrial site which needs to
service its permanent power supply, supplying a whole city in times of power
shortage, or providing a major sporting event with power and cooling systems. We
serve our customers either through our 165 service centers, which we call the
Local business, or globally through our International Power Projects business. 

In the Local business, which accounts for about half of our revenues, we hire
our equipment to customers, who then operate it for themselves, although we
retain responsibility for servicing and maintaining it. In the International
Power Projects business, which also accounts for about half of our revenues, we
operate as a power producer. We install and operate power plants and we charge
our customers both for providing the generating capacity, and for the
electricity we produce. We design and manufacture equipment specifically for
these requirements in our factory in Dumbarton, Scotland. 

Recent customers include the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the
Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and the power utilities in over 50 countries
including the UK, France, Angola, Kenya, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Venezuela,
Chile, Brazil and the USA. 

In 2011 we fulfilled almost 43,000 customers` assignments and when researched,
69% of them gave us a recommendation of 9 or 10 out of 10. 

For more information, please visit our local website at:
www.aggreko.com/northamerica.

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Aggreko LLC
Amy Stine, 281-253-9024
Marketing Communications Specialist
amy.stine@aggreko.com
or
Aggreko plc
Simon Lyons, + 44 141 2255900
Global Director of Marketing & Communications
simon.lyons@aggreko.co.uk
or
Ward Creative Communications
Molly LeCronier, 713-869-0707
mlecronier@wardcc.com



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