Alstom, a world leader in transport and energy infrastructure: • Present in 70 countries • Sales: €16.9 billion • 76,000 employees • Chaired by Patrick Kron Power: N° 1... in hydro N° 1... in conventional islands for nuclear power plants N° 1... in environmental control systems Transport: N° 1... in very high speed trains and high speed trains N° 2... in urban transport market, regional trains, signalling, infrastructure equipment and all associated services One in four of the world’s light bulbs is powered by Alstom technologies: The company is the world leader in integrated power plant, in power production services and air quality control systems. Alstom works with all energy forms (coal, gas, nuclear, fuel-oil, hydropower, wind) and is a leader in environmental protection (reduction of CO2 emissions, reduction of nitrogen oxide emissions). Alstom will provide the conventional island for the future EPR nuclear power plant in France. The Group is also developing CO2 capture processes that could lead to commercial scale in the medium term. In financial year 2007/08, Alstom's Power Systems Sector booked: •A record 38 gas turbines, including 18 GT26. •A major contract for steam turbines and generators in a coal power plant in South Africa. •An order for four conventional islands in Chinese nuclear power plants. •Several hydro projects in Brazil, China, Vietnam and Uganda. Alstom's Power Service Sector signed: •10 operation and maintenance contracts (mainly for gas-fired power plants) •Many small and medium sized orders, notably in Europe and USA. The world leader in very high speed and high speed transport: Alstom supplies rolling stock, transport infrastructure and signalling, maintenance equipment, and global rail systems. From the very first TGV* delivered in 1978 to the AGV, the fourth generation of very high speed trains, Alstom has developed a world leading position in this market sector. The technological advance of Alstom allowed the company to achieve the world rail speed record at a speed of 574.8 km/h on 3 April 2007. The company is number two worldwide in urban transport: one in four metro systems and one of three tramways in the world have rolled off Alstom’s production lines. In financial year 2007/08, Alstom's Transport Sector achieved a very high level of order intake including: •A major contract for very high speed trains in France. •Pendolino high speed trains for the Helsinki - St Petersbourg line. •Metros in New York and several other cities. •Tramways in Dublin and Rotterdam •Regional and suburban trains in Spain, Australia and Germany •A signalling system in Belgium •A maintenance contract in the UK.