Clarke Energy has been named as a winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success. The company received the award in recognition for sustained international growth.
- Clarke Energy wins a Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success.
- Clarke Energy award is in the field of International Trade
- Company recognised for having achieved sustained overseas earnings growth over last six years.
Clarke Energy’s global headquarters are located at Knowsley Industrial Park, Liverpool, England. The company is a specialist in the engineering, installation and maintenance of low-carbon and renewable power plants using gas engines. The company has experienced a number of year’s robust growth, exceeding £224 million turnover in 2013.
Clarke Energy is the authorised distributor and service provider for GE’s Jenbacher gas engines in 16 countries including the UK, Ireland, France, India, Australia, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Tanzania, Algeria, Tunisia, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho. GE’s Jenbacher gas engines can operate on a wide range of renewable and low-carbon fuels including natural gas, biogas, sewage gas, landfill gas and coal seam gases. The company is also a specialist in combined heat and power – the high efficiency conversion of gas to electricity and useful heat. Clarke Energy compliments the core GE offering with a focus on delivering high quality installations backed up by strong aftersales product support.
Clarke Energy wins the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – International Trade – in recognition of having achieved overseas earnings growth of 129% over the last six years.
Clarke Energy executives invited to a reception at Buckingham palace later in the year. The Grant of Appointment and crystal bowl will be presented by the Lord-Lieutenant of the County, the Queen’s local representative at a special awards ceremony.
The Queens Award Team stated
‘Clarke Energy wins the Queen’s Award for International Trade having achieved overseas earnings growth of 129% over the last six years. In the last year it has penetrated six new segments including Nigeria, Bangladesh and Tanzania, and it is in the process of investing in South Africa to strengthen its position in Africa. A well-established exporter, Clarke Energy Ltd utilises a diverse strategy of acquisition, wholly owned subsidiaries and the establishment of territorial management hubs to service less developed markets to facilitate its international expansion.’
Jim Clarke, Chairman of Clarke Energy commented…..
‘We are delighted to receive this business award from the Queen for delivering six years of sustained growth. We have a successful business model for the delivery low-carbon and renewable gas-fuelled power plants. Our company prides itself on our ethos of customer-focused after-sales support. With this recognition I would like to personally thank all our global employees for their hard work and dedication.’
“GE applauds Clarke Energy for receiving this Queens Award for Enterprise for their work in international trade. This honor is a direct reflection of their global success in developing GE’s Jenbacher gas engine projects and their ability to provide excellent local customer service as we work together to meet the growing demand for efficient onsite power solutions in key regions around the world,” said Lorraine Bolsinger, president and CEO of GE’s Distributed Power business.
For more information contact
Alex Marshall, Group Marketing Manager, Clarke Energy
+44 7917 066 242
Queen’s Award Background Information
Approximately 160 Queen’s Awards have been announced this year for outstanding business achievement in the fields of International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development. Winners of The Queen’s Awards can expect an invitation to attend a special reception at Buckingham Palace. They can also use The Queen’s Award Emblem in advertising, marketing and on packaging for a period of five years as a symbol of their quality and success. The awards are made annually by HM The Queen, and are only given for the highest levels of excellence demonstrated in each category.