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Andrés Gluski President and Chief Executive Officer

AES has a history of innovation in the power industry, whether it’s bringing electricity to families for the first time, engineering innovative solutions like battery energy storage to make a clean energy future possible or being a leader in drone-based applications.

AES has driven energy- sector growth and pioneered technology advances in several markets around the world. Today we stand as a global energy industry leader in innovation and operational excellence with electricity generation and distribution businesses across four continents.

Whether it’s bringing electricity to families for the first time or engineering innovative solutions to make a clean energy future possible, 21,000 AES people work every day to power communities and improve quality of life in a fast-changing world.

Access to affordable, sustainable and reliable power is necessary for societies to advance and for economies to grow. In 2004, AES began a program in Brazilian favelas to provide safe and regular electrical connections that has benefited more than 2.6 million people in Sao Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul to date. This program benefits both AES and the communities by helping reduce commercial losses while promoting safety, economic development, reliable energy and social inclusion for our customers who now can use their bills as proof of residence. A similar rural electrification program in El Salvador has provided access to electricity for the first time to more than 350,000 people since 2001.

AES has a history of innovation, starting with the company’s founding as one of the United States’ first independent power producers and continuing today as a world leader in providing energy storage solutions and in the use of drones.

Nearly 10 Years ago, a small group of AES people began working on applying advanced battery technology to the electric grid. Several generations of energy storage projects and hundreds of millions of investment dollars later AES has introduced Advancion 4, our latest generation of battery-based energy storage. Advancion 4 reduces the cost of delivering electricity, supports the integration of renewables like wind and solar, and enables grid reliability and resiliency. Safety is our first value, and we continuously look for ways to do things safermore safely. AES has used drones in 10 different countries for things like power line, reservoirs, cooling tower and boiler inspections. This helps keep people out of harm’s way by reducing the number of hazardous work hours required for maintenance activities while enhancing business efficiency. At AES, we’re committed to improving lives by turning ideas into real solutions by focusing on three areas: developing a clean, unbreakable grid; creating a safer, smarter workplace; and considering the full energy value chain when seeking solutions to meet the challenges of growing communities and economies around the world.

Safety is our first value, and we continuously look for ways to do things more safely. AES has used drones in 10 different countries for things like power line, reservoirs, cooling tower and boiler inspections. This helps keep people out of harm’s way by reducing the number of hazardous work hours required for maintenance activities while enhancing business efficiency. At AES, we’re committed to improving lives by turning ideas into real solutions by focusing on three areas: developing a clean, unbreakable grid; creating a safer, smarter workplace; and considering the full energy value chain when seeking solutions to meet the challenges of growing communities and economies around the world.