Temporary power provider Aggreko has been awarded the contract to deliver electricity to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang.
The deal is valued at approximately US$40m and Aggreko will also have sponsorship of the Games.
The company will generate electricity for all 15 competition venues in the mountainous resort county of PyeongChang.
Aggreko will also power three competition venues in the coastal city of Gangneung, where figure skating, curling, ice hockey, speed and short-track skating events will take place.
The International Broadcast Centre in PyeongChang will also be powered by Aggreko.
"I am delighted that Aggreko has been appointed the official power provider for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018,” said Chris Weston, chief executive officer of Aggreko.
“We look forward to helping the organising committee deliver another successful Games."
A major part of the company’s business is providing power and temperature control solutions for sports events, such as the Olympic Games, cricket, football and rugby world cups, Pan American/Parapan American Games, PGA Tour, Tour de France, Ryder Cup,Red Bull Air Race and Formula One.
In August 2016 Aggreko announced that it had won the contract to provide power for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, having powered the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where the company has its headquarters.
Aggreko also has a long track record of providing power to entertainment shows, such as I’m a Celebrity, Cirque du Soleil and music festivals including Glastonbury, as well as high profile events like the US Presidential Inauguration.