- Alstom closes the sale of its Energy activities (Power generation and Grid) to General Electric for an amount of approximately €12.4 billion . Consequently the Group is today entirely refocused on rail transport.
- GE Digital Energy and Alstom Grid Combine to Form GE’s Grid Solutions.
GE Grid Solutions at Tampere:
- Alstom Grid’s factory in Tampere engineers and manufactures products and systems for reactive power compensation and harmonic filtering. Exports account for 90% of the factory output. Alstom Grid employs over 300 persons in Finland.
- Products business unit designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of electrical equipment for the high voltage and ultra high voltage electricity transmission. Systems business unit is specialised in engineering and project management for large turnkey transmission projects, and special power supplies for electro-intensive industries.
Grid Solutions, a General Electric and Alstom joint venture, is serving customers globally with over 20,000 employees in approximately 80 countries. Grid Solutions helps enable utilities and industry to effectively manage electricity from the point of generation to the point of consumption, helping to maximize the reliability, efficiency and resiliency of the grid.
Alstom is now focusing on its transport business. As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the railway sector.