Aggreko is proud to be an Official Supporter of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018), providing all the events temporary power requirements, including powering all 18 competition venues, the International Broadcast Centre, the Opening and Closing ceremonies and other non-competition venues, such as the Commonwealth Games Village.
A team of more than 100 Aggreko engineers, project managers and global events specialists will come together on the Gold Coast and combine their expertise to design, manage, install and operate generators and allied electrical distribution equipment, which will encourage additional local employment opportunities.
Aggreko plc is the leading global provider of modular, mobile power and adjacent product solutions and employs more than 7,300 people operating from 204 locations with three Queensland-based depots. Aggreko has been operating in Australia since 1980, and a major part of the company’s business is providing power for sporting events, such as the Commonwealth Games (including Melbourne 2006), Clipsal 500 V8 Super Cars, Cricket, Football and Rugby World Cups.
Aggreko has a long and proven track record of providing reliable power to local television shows such as I’m a Celebrity, Ich Bin Ein Star and Tera Nova and Hollywood blockbusters including Thor, Pirates of the Caribbean and Unbroken – all filmed on the Gold Coast! Some additional high profile events powered by Aggreko include Cirque de Soleil, A Day on the Green and Disney on Ice. We also operate in developed markets and provide solutions for and cater to the oil and gas, petrochemical and refining, mining, construction and manufacturing sectors.
Aggreko is honoured to be part of this global event and we look forward to celebrating a safe and memorable experience with Australia and the world.