AECOM International Development

From Open Energy Information

AECOM provides world class expertise in over 60 technical disciplines, delivering professional technical and management support services on local and multinational projects in over 140 countries. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments.

As worldwide concern grows over greenhouse gases (GHG) mitigation, clean energy deployment, increased energy efficiency, regional haze, transportation congestion, and mercury emissions, AECOM has developed comprehensive services that help our clients achieve their development goals while improving and protecting the world’s environmental quality. As a consulting and engineering firm with no vested interests in specific technologies, equipment, or processes, AECOM’s low carbon solutions are innovative, objective, and based on sound science to bring the most appropriate technologies and processes to accomplish our clients’ objectives.

AECOM’s low carbon expertise includes policy and regulation, innovative finance, rural electrification, planning, GHG inventory, feasibility, design, project management and operation/ maintenance services. Our specialists include policy analysts and regulatory experts, economists and finance specialists, operating specialists, infrastructure engineers and managers, with experience in over 100 countries for more than 300 energy sector clients.

In 2012, the Engineering News Record (ENR) ranked AECOM: • #1 overall in Top 500 design firms

• #1 in Hydroplants

• #2 in Cogeneration

• #3 in Wind Power

• #3 in Transmission and Distribution

• #4 in Solar Power

We have also:

• Developed over 100 Climate Action Plans for cities and regions, and;

• Developed and implemented over $700 million of energy efficiency improvements resulting in more than $150 million annual savings for our clients.

AECOM Wins Five Awards from Two Leading Environmental Industry Publications

The Climate Change Business Journal recognized AECOM within the “Consulting and Engineering: Climate Change Practice” category with a gold medal, citing AECOM's leading position as an advocate and consultant for climate change mitigation and adaptation for private clients in a range of industries, governments and institutions.

AECOM also received two “Project Merit Awards” in the category of “Solar Power,” for its environmental work on California’s Blythe Solar Power Plant and Palen Solar Power projects; as well as in the category of Adaptation. AECOM received this award for working preparing a $150 million project creating a series of recommendations and pilot projects for enhancing climate resilience through improving coastal infrastructure in Bangladesh.