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Applied Energy Services, Inc.
APPLIED ENERGY SERVICES, INC . (AES) is a global power company providing energy to five continents (all but Australia and Antarctica). Since its founding in 1981, AES has expanded globally with a purpose of bringing safe electric power to people, including those who have never before had access to it. To this end, the company uses the slogan The Power of Being Global . The first AES power plant was built in Texas in 1985; the AES power plant cadre subsequently increased to four U.S. plants by 1989. Three additional plants were constructed in California, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania. Within the next decade, AES had expanded its business into the global market, supplying power to Argentina, Brazil, China, Hungary, Pakistan, the United Kingdom, and other countries. AES was ...