“This acquisition strengthens alstom Hydro’s position as a leader in the North American market; it will help us broaden our product portfolio and expand our US hydro services business by enabling us to offer better and wider services to respond to customers’ expectations concerning control and governing systems,” said Philippe Cochet, President of alstom-hydro.

The acquisition also adds new locations in two key areas of the US hydro power market, namely the states of Washington and Wisconsin. “These additions, combined with our existing locations in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec and Denver, Colorado, reinforce Alstom Hydro’s North American footprint so that we may better respond to our customers needs with the most advanced and adaptable solutions,” added Claude Lambert, Alstom Hydro North America President and CEO.