May 2, 2002 — Bowne Global Solutions (BGS) announced that it has been awarded a significant contract by Scottish and Southern Energy plc.

Under the terms of the contract, BGS, a provider of globalization, localization and technical writing services, will provide an update of Scottish and Southern Energy’s original plant schematics handbook and a new plant schematics handbook for the re-powering project at the flagship Peterhead Power Station, in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

BGS won the contract because of its recognized ability to provide operating and maintenance documentation solutions for complex power generating plants within established project parameters.

“The handbooks we provide have been accepted as a major tool in the safe and efficient operation of plants in the UK,” said Bill Harney, Business Development Manager – Power, BGS. “The reputation BGS has developed in the power industry was a critical factor in our ability to demonstrate the necessary expertise for this project. We are very pleased to be able to work with Peterhead to achieve its requirements.”

Peterhead Power Station, built in the mid 1970s, is a dual fuel plant comprising two GEC 660MW steam turbines with steam raising plant. The re-powering of one unit changed the configuration to a combined cycle gas turbine plant comprising three Siemens 94.3 gas turbines with three HRSGs providing steam to the original steam turbine. The new configuration provides highly efficient and flexible operation with low NOX emissions.

About Scottish and Southern Energy

Scottish and Southern Energy serves the Scottish Highlands, southern England and parts of Wales. The integrated company is one of the UK’s largest energy suppliers, serving some four million electricity customers and one million gas customers. Scottish and Southern has more than 6,700 MW of generating capacity and manages one of Britain’s largest electricity distribution networks. Scottish and Southern also has interests in telecommunications, financial services and electrical contracting.

About Bowne Global Solutions

Bowne Global Solutions (BGS) is a provider of outsourced globalization solutions, which enable businesses to deliver locally relevant, culturally connected products and services anywhere in the world.

BGS’ globalization solutions include process auditing and reengineering, internationalization services, technical writing and content creation, terminology and content management, and localization and translation services.

BGS is a subsidiary of Bowne & Co., Inc., a financial printer and also a provider of outsourcing services, legal software and digital print-on-demand solutions.