JACKSONVILLE, FL, and HENDERSON, NV–(Marketwired – March 19, 2015) – Stellar Energy was selected by Blue Earth, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBLU), the renewable/alternative energy and energy efficiency services company, to design and supply a combined heat and power (CHP) plant. The CHP plant is at the Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation poultry processing facility located in Sumter, South Carolina and is currently in the commissioning process and scheduled to turn on March 30, 2015. Blue Earth will own and operate the $5.3 million energy plant.
The highly efficient co-generation plant will utilize methane exhaust made from the Pilgrim’s Pride digester to produce electricity, hot water and usable gas for plant boilers, dramatically reducing the facility’s CO2 emissions and power requirements. Said Rob Potts, President and COO of Blue Earth, Inc., “As a developer and owner of energy efficient and renewable energy solutions for commercial and industrial facilities, Blue Earth is committed to cogeneration as an environmentally thoughtful and cost-effective technology. The Pilgrim’s Pride CHP energy plant will be both an example of Pilgrim’s Pride commitment to energy efficiency, and a showcase facility for other potential Blue Earth customers.”
With combined heat and power (CHP) solutions, electricity is generated and the heat from the generator is captured and utilized for useful purposes, lowering energy costs, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving energy efficiency. Stellar Energy manufactured the modular CHP plant in its Jacksonville, Florida fabrication facility which also improves project efficiency and quality control. The unit was pre-tested prior to it being shipped to the Sumter, South Carolina project site.
About Blue Earth, Inc. Blue Earth, Inc. is engaged in the clean technology industry with a primary focus on the energy efficiency and renewable energy sectors. We strive to participate in the global movement for a sustainable planet by offering products and services intended to optimize energy use, reduce harmful environmental emissions and substantially reduce energy costs to our customers. Blue Earth is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol: BBLU. For more information about Blue Earth, Inc., please visit www.blueearthinc.com.
About Stellar Energy As a leading provider of energy systems, including turbine inlet air chilling, district cooling, central utility and combined heat and power, Stellar Energy offers a complete range of in-house analysis, design, fabrication, installation, start-up and commissioning, and maintenance. We deliver energy solutions globally for a variety of markets, including power generation, mission critical facilities, universities, industrial, commercial and government. Stellar Energy has delivered more than 110 projects worldwide from our strategically located offices in the Americas, Asia and the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region. For more information, visit www.stellar-energy.net, follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/Stellar-Energy or find us on Twitter @Stellar_Energy.