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Global distributed energy producer EDL, which recently announced its North American Headquarters will be relocating to East Lansing, Michigan, is one of more than 100 energy companies from 37 countries that have been selected as Finalists for the 21st annual S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards. The 2019 finalists have been announced by program host S&P Global Platts, the leading global provider of energy and commodities information and spot market benchmarks.

EDL is in the running for the Award for Excellence – Power, in competition with power producers as well as utilities, system operators and regional market entities from across the globe, including the United Kingdom, France, South Korea, United States of America and India.

EDL Chief Executive Officer James Harman said it was an honor to be placed among these world-class energy companies.

“From a single power station in outback Australia in 1988, today EDL operates 98 power stations across five countries. Our 30-year history showcases a continuum of innovation where we have anticipated and responded to our customers’ evolving needs, advances in technology and policy and regulatory developments,” he said. “It is tremendous to be recognized for our achievements on this prestigious global stage.”

Established in 1999 and often described as “the Oscars of the energy industry,” the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards highlight corporate and individual innovation, leadership and superior performance in 21 categories spanning the entire energy complex.

EDL’s North American and global leadership members are expected to be amongst hundreds of energy industry representatives in attendance of the 2019 Global Energy Awards black-tie dinner on December 12, in New York City. More information about the event can be found at https://www.spglobal.com/platts/global-energy-awards.

On Dec. 11, S&P Global Platts will host its 12th annual Global Energy Outlook Forum, a platform for critical debate of key financial, policy, trade, and market factors facing the energy industry and drawing together senior executives from across the energy, financial and policy spheres.

EDL recently shared that it would soon be relocating its North American Headquarters to East Lansing; occupying the current Fifth Third Office Building at 2501 Coolidge Road, East Lansing. The company has a long-standing history in the region, having previously purchased Granger’s landfill gas recovery division and subsequent sites in 2017.

As a growing leader in global energy excellence, EDL is excited about the expansive opportunities that are to come for Mid-Michigan as it further establishes itself within the region. The multinational corporation is expected to enhance the regional economy by bringing new jobs to the area and expand its promise to provide innovative alternative energy and conservation strategies that directly address today’s climate concerns.

About EDL: A leading global producer of sustainable distributed energy, EDL owns and operates a portfolio of 98 power stations in Australia, North America and Europe. From innovative renewable operations to clean and remote energy expertise, EDL delivers solutions to a diverse range of customers, the world over.

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