JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy plc (LSE: APR), a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces that it has signed an extension for its 16MW power project supporting a mining customer in Guatemala. APR Energy's mobile diesel generators have served as the sole power source for the crucial operations of the mine, which operates independently from the local grid system. The project, which began in January 2013, now is contracted to run into the first quarter of 2016.
"We are pleased that the customer has again extended our contract. It is a testament to our ability to safely deliver the reliable power needed by energy-intensive operations such as mining," said Tom Caldwell, Managing Director of APR Energy's Americas region.
"Extractive industries typically require round-the-clock power with variable load savings, and this project is one of a growing list of successful solutions that we have provided to mining companies and other industrial facilities around the world," Caldwell added.
APR Energy's power solutions for extractive and other industrial companies also have included a 2011 project in Mozambique with Vale, the second largest commercial mining company in the world; one for a copper mine in northwest Botswana in 2012; and an ongoing project for a mining company in the South Pacific.
About APR Energy
APR Energy is the world's leading provider of fast-track mobile turbine power. Our fast, flexible and full-service power solutions provide customers with rapid access to reliable electricity when and where they need it, for as long as they need it. Combining state-of-the-art, fuel-efficient technology with industry-leading expertise, our scalable turnkey plants help run cities, countries and industries around the world, in both developed and developing markets. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.aprenergy.com.
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