HTC Purenergy Inc.

HTC Purenergy Inc.

August 01, 2008 10:36 ET

Regina-Based HTC Purenergy to Participate in a CO2 Capture System Process Design and Site Integration Engagement

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Aug. 1, 2008) - HTC Purenergy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:HTC) ("HTC") has signed an agreement with the EPCOR Power Development Corporation ("EPCOR"), to deliver a Process Design and Site Integration Engineering Study to look into the potential of a CO2 Capture facility on a coal-fired plant.

The study will assist EPCOR in the preliminary stages of determining whether post-combustion amine based CO2 capture technology can be utilized on larger-scale coal fired power plants.

HTC is a Regina, Saskatchewan-based company that is commercializing the Purenergy CCS CO2 Capture System that was developed at the University of Regina - International Test Centre for CO2 Capture ("ITC") and launched commercially in December, 2007.

The Purenergy CCS system, which incorporates more than 20 years of CO2 capture, testing and product development at the University of Regina, is a pre-engineered, modular CO2 capture system that can be retrofitted to existing coal or natural gas fired power plants or incorporated into new plant construction. The Purenergy CCS system will form the basis of the Process Design Site Integration engagement.

HTC is globally commercializing its Purenergy CCS CO2 Capture Systems through its head office and technical services centre in Regina Saskatchewan, Canada with commercial offices in Brisbane (Australian) and Vermont (USA).

HTC Purenergy corporate developments can be followed on and is traded under the symbol HTC.

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