18 November 2005 - Power and energy industry leaders gathered last night to collect awards at the first annual Frost & Sullivan European Excellence in Energy Awards Banquet.
The award for Energy Company of the Year was presented to Alstom Power Service. Frost & Sullivan said the award was in recognition of its leadership in the power plant services market; the successful reorganization of its various equipment and service businesses and its impressive turnaround following the problems experienced with its large heavy duty gas turbines.
In total, 11 awards were handed out for categories including customer service innovation, technology innovation, client value enhancement, growth strategy leadership, product and technology excellence and competitive strategy leadership.
Harald Thaler, research manager, Energy Group at Frost & Sullivan welcomed the recipients at the function held at the Russell Hotel in London. Thaler said: "In bestowing these awards, our industry experts recognize the exceptional diligence and innovation shown by today's awardees in implementing a successful business plan and excelling in an increasingly competitive global marketplace."
The full list of award winners:
Customer Service Innovation - Eaton Powerware
Technology Innovation - Ceres Power
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Growth Strategy Leadership - Chloride Group plc
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Company of the Year - MGE UPS Systems
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Product of the Year - American Power Conversion
Gen-Set Market: Client Value Enhancement - FG Wilson
Gen-Set Market: Growth Strategy Leadership - Aggreko
European Alternative Energy: Product Innovation of the Year - Solarion GmbH
European UPS Market: Competitive Strategy Leadership of the Year - Riello UPS
European Energy: Product Innovation of the Year - KEMA
Energy Company of the Year - Alstom Power