Blue Earth Awarded Contract for Operation and Maintenance of a 5.3 MW CHP Plant for KYOCERA America Inc.

HENDERSON, Nev., April 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blue Earth, Inc. (OTCQB:BBLU) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Xnergy Inc., was awarded the plant operation and preventive maintenance contract for a 5.3 MW CHP power plant owned by KYOCERA America Inc., a leader in semiconductor and microelectronic packaging products. Under the two-year agreement, Xnergy will provide the Operation and Preventative Maintenance (O&M) service necessary, including operating tasks, verification and checks along with system reporting to keep the equipment in good operating order at KYOCERA's San Diego based location. The energy plant electrical capacity is 5.3 MW.

Xnergy has extensive experience in O&M service and cogeneration plant design. Benchmarcx, Xnergy's commissioning department, is a full service building commissioning provider for new, existing, and renovation projects serving Southern California. Through this department, Xnergy provides start-up, commissioning and testing services for building electrical, mechanical, process piping, HVAC systems and building automation, fire life safety and process controls. Benchmarcx just completed the commissioning and start-up of this CHP plant.

"The Commissioning and O&M contract activities of Xnergy are indicative of the synergies that we expect to achieve through the close cooperation of Xnergy with the pending EPCM team with large CHP contracts announced earlier this week," stated Dr. Johnny R. Thomas, CEO of Blue Earth, Inc.

Justin Miller, Director of Business Development at Xnergy, says, "We are proud to have been entrusted with the important task of implementing a plant operation and preventive maintenance program for a facility as critical as the central plant and cogeneration system at KYOCERA. This also illustrates how our Departments within Xnergy are truly integrated and focused on providing our customers a true full service for the life of the plants."

Xnergy is a full-service EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) firm, which has engineered, installed, and/or commissioned over a 100 MW of traditional and alternative energy systems. Xnergy provides a broad range of comprehensive energy solutions including the design and implementation of energy savings projects, energy conservation, energy infrastructure outsourcing, power generation and energy supply and risk management. Xnergy serves private and public clients from all industries throughout the Western United States, including Hawaii and helps them minimize their energy consumption and reduce their carbon footprint.

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