SAN JOSE, CA – January 24th, 2017 - Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (“PGT”) (OTCQB: PGTK) is pleased to confirm that the ENVI-CleanTM Emissions Control system installed on the 93MWe power plant at the Yancheng Lianxin Steel Company Limited (“Yancheng Lianxin”) with its joint venture partner POWERCHINA SPEM Co., Limited ("POWERCHINA SPEM") is now operational.
The ENVI-CleanTM system at the Steelworks based in the Jiangsu province, North West of Shanghai has been successfully engineered, manufactured, installed and operational as the first system in the Joint Venture between PGT and POWERCHINA SPEM. PGT will now embark on a high sulphur demonstration after the system’s hand over to the client.
Under the terms of the ten-year Commercial Joint Venture Agreement (“JV”) signed in November 2015 with POWERCHINA SPEM, PGT will design and engineer the ENVI-CleanTM System and POWERCHINA SPEM will manufacture and install it whereupon the profits will be shared 50/50.
POWERCHINA SPEM is the leading Chinese power equipment manufacturer and a subsidiary of POWER CHINA, the largest power plant manufacturer in the People’s Republic of China and owned by the Chinese Government.
Alex Shead, Chief Executive of Pacific Green Technologies China Limited, commented: “This is another major milestone for PGT in China and the Company in general. Now that PGT’s first ENVI-CleanTM System in China is operational we will roll out a program using much higher sulphur inputs at Yancheng to demonstrate the system is best in class for both performance and cost savings. This will establish our position in China and enable POWERCHINA SPEM to market our system as an industry leader in every sector of the fossil fuel power industry in China”
Neil Carmichael, Chief Executive of Pacific Green Technologies Inc., added: “Now PGT has its first emissions control unit operational in China, the Joint Venture has been building its resources over the last six months to be able expand rapidly over the next 12 months and beyond based upon POWERCHINA SPEM’s pipeline of potential new business in China”
About Pacific Green Technologies, Inc.
Pacific Green Technologies Inc. is focussed on addressing the world’s need for cleaner and more sustainable energy. The company’s strategy is to build through organic development and acquisition, a portfolio of patented competitive cutting edge technologies designed to meet increasingly stringent environmental standards.
About POWERCHINA SPEM Co. Ltd
POWERCHINA SPEM is a subsidiary of POWERCHINA, the largest power equipment manufacturer in the PRC and owned by the Chinese Government. With abundant resources, expertise, strong manufacturing capacity, domestic sales channels and rich experience, POWERCHINA SPEM is in a strong position to deploy PGT technology throughout China.
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