Genalta Power Inc. announces equity investment by Enbridge Inc.
CALGARY, Nov. 25 /CNW/ - Genalta Power Inc. and Enbridge Inc. (TSX, NYSE: ENB) have entered into a strategic alliance under which Enbridge will purchase a significant equity position in Genalta.
Genalta Power Inc. is a Canadian-based, clean power generation company that is leading the way in waste energy to power applications. As a client-oriented solutions provider, Genalta is able to capture waste energy from sources such as waste heat, pressure and gas, and to create cost-effective and environmentally responsible electricity. Genalta is focused on optimizing site efficiencies and new energy-transfer technologies in the currently untapped 0.25-megawatt to 5-megawatt market.
Enbridge transports and distributes energy across North America. The company operates the world's longest crude oil and liquids transportation system, and has growing interests in alternative and renewable energy technologies such as waste heat recovery projects, hybrid fuel cells, and geothermal, wind and solar power generation.
"Our strategic alliance with Enbridge allows us to focus fully on our core business, which is to develop technologies that enhance the design, construction, installation and operation of waste energy projects. Now that we are beginning to gain significant traction in the marketplace, we feel the timing could not be better," said Graham Illingworth, CEO of Genalta Power. "We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership with Enbridge."
"Investing in promising alternative energy technologies is one of the ways Enbridge is contributing to a greener energy future," said Chuck Szmurlo, Enbridge's Vice President of Alternative & Emerging Technology. "Through our Pathfinders program, we're supporting the innovation offered by companies like Genalta, and helping to advance the development and commercial viability of clean energy technology that complements conventional energy production."
With Enbridge's equity position, Genalta has appointed Mr. Szmurlo to its Board of Directors.
About Genalta Power Inc.
Genalta Power is a privately held Canadian corporation in the business of developing proprietary technologies that will enhance the operating output and performance parameters of the projects that it percolates in by way of owning and operating independent power plants that produce and sell environmentally-friendly electricity from waste energy sources. Genalta capitalizes on opportunities in the independent power market by actively developing dependable, cost-effective and environmentally responsible power generation facilities. Genalta pursues a mix of waste heat recovery, waste fuel gas, and waste pressure projects. Genalta is developing projects in strategic regions of North America with an emphasis on the oil and gas industry. Visit www.genaltapower.com for more information.
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