Yorkshire-based Powell Engineering will now operate as Omexom, part of VINCI Energies

Powell Engineering, a Doncaster-based company that designs, supplies and constructs high voltage electrical infrastructure solutions, has announced it will now operate as Omexom UK Power Solutions, a VINCI Energies brand.

Spencer Thompson, Managing Director of Powell Engineering, commented: “This is an exciting move forward for the company. Joining Omexom will allow us to expand our capabilities and enhance our offer to clients. Not only are we able to provide a wider range of skills but we can explore new work areas and expand our capabilities in an ever-changing market.”

In recent years, Powell Engineering has grown in both size and ambition, establishing a diverse client base and reputation for quality and safety across the UK. The company has secured and expanded its framework agreements with key clients, such as National Grid and Northern Power Grid, and saw its annual turnover increase to around £12m as a result.

Omexom will benefit from Powell Engineering’s 100-strong workforce and will enable them to connect with specialists in 32 countries worldwide.

Simon Innis, Managing Director of Omexom UK & ROI, added: “The unification of Powell Engineering with the wider Omexom brand marks a significant milestone as the group looks to present a broader offering to the industry. Our ever-increasing combination of skills and knowledge, as well as our adaptable market approach, demonstrates an ability to shift with the demands of the industry.”

Omexom is a key player in the power and grid market. It designs, builds and maintains the entire electricity chain. Thanks to its specialists, the company can provide smart, safe and innovative infrastructure while assisting clients in reaching their own objectives set by the energy transition.


In a world undergoing constant change, VINCI Energies focuses on connections, performance, energy efficiency and data to fast-track the rollout of new technologies and support two major changes: the digital transformation and the energy transition. With their strong regional roots and agile organisational structure, VINCI Energies’ business units boost the reliability, safety and efficiency of energy, transport and communication infrastructure, factories and buildings.

2017: €10.8 billion revenue // 69,400 employees // 1,600 business units // 53 countries

ABOUT Omexom

Omexom is a VINCI Energies brand. With today’s global energy sector undergoing constant change, Omexom works with its clients in delivering on the promises of the energy transition. Omexom’s expertise in the field of power grids allows us to anticipate the impact of renewable energies. We then work to develop storage solutions, make smarter infrastructures and meet new consumption trends. Omexom’ solution targets those who produce, transform and transport electricity, including local authorities. As a system integrator, Omexom always and only selects the options best suited for each need, remaining totally independent when it comes to integrating technological options.

ABOUT Powell Engineering

Powell Engineering was established in 1978 to provide the electrical generation, transmission & distribution industry, with a specialist design, installation and commissioning services. Based in Doncaster, Yorkshire, we can serve all areas of the UK. We employ 86 staff with an annual turnover of £12 million. Specialists in the installation, maintenance and commissioning of high voltage equipment within the high voltage industry. We provide AIS & GIS Switchgear; Cable installation, termination & jointing; Design; Grid connections; installations & maintenance services; project management, renewable energy connections; SF6 handling and testing & commissioning. Powell Engineering joined VINCI Energies in 2017.

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