Charah Solutions Awarded Large-Scale Ash Marketing and Landfill Operations Contract by Entergy Utility Companies for Plants in Arkansas and Louisiana
Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR), an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations, delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. As part of this agreement, Charah Solutions will be responsible for marketing fly ash and bottom ash from Entergy Louisiana’s Nelson Power Plant in Westlake, Louisiana; Entergy Arkansas Independence Power Plant in Newark, Arkansas; and Entergy Arkansas White Bluff Power Plant in Redfield, Arkansas. Over the next five years, the combined scope of work is anticipated to include over 2 million tons of fly and bottom ash sales for beneficial use, transported via truck and railcar to regional markets to supply the growing demand for concrete in the construction industry. The MultiSource materials network is a unique distribution system which provides a continuous and reliable supply of supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) for ready mix concrete producers and other customers. As a sustainability leader in utility services for over 30 years, Charah Solutions is dedicated to preserving our natural resources in an environmentally-conscious manner through ash marketing projects. According to Scott Sewell, Charah Solutions President and CEO, "Charah Solutions is nationally recognized in the power generation industry as a total solutions company, providing unparalleled service and innovation to meet the evolving and increasingly complex needs of our utility partners. This is a great example of our unique ability to bundle our service offerings for utilities, providing both CCP and CCR solutions simultaneously."