HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO--(Marketwired - June 20, 2016) - Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (OTC PINK: ADES) (the "Company" or "ADES") and its wholly owned subsidiary, ADA-ES, Inc. (ADA) today announced that two leaders from its executive team, Sharon Sjostrom, Chief Product Officer, and Christine ("Chris") Amrhein, General Counsel and Secretary, were recognized by the Denver Business Journal in its "2016 Top Women in Energy" awards. Sjostrom and Amrhein were among 40 regional energy leaders recognized as key influencers in the metro Denver energy sector.
Sjostrom is an internationally-recognized expert in advanced mercury control solutions, leveraging extensive engineering training and experience to help U.S. power plants responsibly deliver the electricity that powers the country. Sjostrom has published more than 50 technical papers, is an inventor on 16 patents, has served on the Coal Utilization Research Council and National Coal Council, and is a Board member for the Institute of Clear Air Companies.
Amrhein has extensive multi-industry, domestic and international, business, strategic and legal experience and a commitment to cost-effective, sustainable sources of energy that brought her to ADES in 2011. Since then she has been a strategic partner to the board of directors and executive management team in providing legal support for business operations, complex transactions, and corporate governance that help enable ADES to deliver its emissions control solutions to customers nationwide.
"We are very proud of Sharon and Chris' contributions to ADES and ADA and to the industry, and now for this recognition as two of the 'Top Women in Energy.' Sharon's passion for making low-cost, environmentally-conscious energy available to consumers has been a guiding force throughout her 25-plus year career with ADES. Most impressive is her technical expertise in mercury emissions control systems, which have been and are currently being implemented in the majority of coal-fired power plants across the country," said Heath Sampson, President and CEO, ADES.
"We've also been privileged to have Chris providing legal and strategic guidance to our team these past five years. Her diverse experience and commitment has been particularly important as the coal industry confronts mounting economic challenges and evolving environmental regulations. Her work has been instrumental in allowing us to continue to deliver cleaner energy solutions," added Sampson.
About Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc.
Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. serves as the holding entity for a family of companies that provide emissions solutions to customers in the power generation and other industries.
ADA-ES, Inc. ("ADA") is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. ("ADES") that provides emissions control solutions for coal-fired power generation and industrial boiler industries. With more than 25 years of experience developing advanced mercury control solutions, ADA delivers proprietary environmental technologies, equipment and specialty chemicals that enable coal-fueled boilers to meet emissions regulations. These solutions enhance existing air pollution control equipment, maximizing capacity and improving operating efficiencies. Our track record includes securing more than 30 US patents for emissions control technology and systems and selling the most activated carbon injection systems for power plant mercury control in North America. For more information on ADA, its products and services, visit www.adaes.com or the ADA Blog (http://blog.adaes.com/).
Clean Coal Solutions, LLC ("CCS") is a 42.5% owned joint venture by ADA that provides ADA's patented Refined Coal ("RC") CyClean™ technology to enhance combustion of and reduce emissions of NOx and mercury from coals in cyclone boilers and ADA's patent pending M-45™ and M-45-PC™ technologies for Circulating Fluidized boilers and Pulverized Coal boilers respectively.
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