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EthosEnergy awarded multi-million dollar contract

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EthosEnergy has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Quantum Utility Generation of Houston, for turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) relocation services for their Friendswood Energy Center in Houston, Texas. Engineering work and early construction activities have commenced in Auburndale, Florida and Houston, Texas.

EthosEnergy is providing full power plant life cycle services to the project, including; removal, refurbishment and relocation of a Siemens Westinghouse W501D5 gas turbine and associated balance of plant equipment from Auburndale, Florida to Friendswood Energy Center in Houston. The new Friendswood plant will include state of the art emissions control equipment to meet the Texas and, more specifically, local air quality requirements. Once completed, EthosEnergy will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the plant.

Dirk Straussfeld from Quantum Utility Generation said, "This natural gas fired asset is an important part of Quantum's new growth initiative and will provide reliable peaking capacity within the Houston load area. EthosEnergy's ability to provide a full, tailored package for the relocation of our equipment has given us a value added solution in this competitive market."

Kevin Taylor, President of Power Solutions for EthosEnergy said, "EthosEnergy developed a turnkey solution for Quantum which utilises all aspects of our capabilities to provide our customer with a complete life cycle package. The Quantum Friendswood Energy Center is an excellent showcase of the unique suite of services that EthosEnergy brings to our clients. By leveraging the breadth of our technology strengths and services we are able to provide solutions for our clients that enable them to maximise the value of their investments."

Adapted from press release by Francesca Brindle

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