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Advanced Emissions Solutions Announces the Lease of an Additional Refined Coal Facility

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., Aug. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADES) (the "Company" or "ADES") today announced that Clean Coal Solutions, LLC ("CCS"), a joint venture among the Company's 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 an existing RC investor. The RC facility is located at a coal plant that has historically burned approximately 3.0 million tons of coal per year and is royalty bearing. With this addition, CCS has 13 invested facilities in full-time operation.

L. Heath Sampson, President and CEO of ADES, commented, “As we forecasted on our second quarter’s earnings call, we have completed the lease of a RC facility to an existing investor and are delighted to see tangible results stemming from the hard work we’ve put into our sales efforts. We remain diligently focused on the selling or leasing of additional facilities and continue to have ongoing conversations with high quality prospects that we hope will become future RC tax equity investors.”

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.

Investor Contact: Alpha IR Group Nick Hughes or Chris Hodges 312-445-2870 ADES@alpha-ir.com

Source:Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc.