SOURCE: Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc.

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc.

March 07, 2016 09:08 ET

Advanced Emissions Solutions Provides Refined Coal Update

HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO--(Marketwired - March 07, 2016) -

  • CCS finalizes lease with new RC investor
  • ADES sells its share of RCM6 to an existing RC investor

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (OTC PINK: ADES) (the "Company" or "ADES") today announced that Clean Coal Solutions, LLC ("CCS"), a joint venture among the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary ADA-ES, Inc., an affiliate of NexGen Resources Corporation, and an affiliate of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., has leased an additional Refined Coal ("RC") facility to a new RC investor. The RC facility is located at a coal plant that has historically burned approximately 2 million tons of coal per year1.

Separately, the Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary ADA-RCM6, LLC, has finalized the sale of its 24.95% share of RCM6, LLC, which owns a refined coal facility, to one of the other owners. As part of the transaction, ADES received $1.8 million in cash and the Company will have no further obligations related to ADA-RCM6, LLC's outstanding note payable to CCS or capital calls and variable payments under the RCM6, LLC limited liability company agreement.

L. Heath Sampson, President and CEO of ADES said, "We are excited to be able to announce the finalization of these transactions. Both transactions broaden our customer base and we look forward to working with these RC investors in the future and building on this momentum to secure RC investors for our remaining RC facilities."

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.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which provides a "safe harbor" for such statements in certain circumstances. The forward-looking statements include statements or expectations regarding our ability to secure additional RC investors for the remaining RC facilities and related matters. These statements are based on current expectations, estimates, projections, beliefs and assumptions of our management. Such statements involve significant risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results could differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, including but not limited to changes in laws, regulations and IRS interpretations or guidance; economic conditions and market demand; failure of the RC facilities to produce coal that qualifies for tax credits; decreases in the production of RC; availability, cost of and demand for alternative tax credit vehicles and other technologies; seasonality and other factors discussed in greater detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements and to consult our SEC filings for additional risks and uncertainties that may apply to our business and the ownership of our securities. Our forward-looking statements are presented as of the date made, and we disclaim any duty to update such statements unless required by law to do so.

1 Per US Energy Information Administration - 12 month period ended November, 2015

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