Primary Energy’s Annual Community Service Day Proceeds in Spite of COVID-19
Primary Energy’s employees were not able to volunteer in person this year due to COVID-19 safety restrictions, however the need for assistance is greater than ever as families and the elderly have been impacted by the pandemic. Donations across NW Indiana and Illinois, where the company and many of its employees reside, were distributed throughout the month of June. As a company we wanted to reach out to our local community food pantry that supply resources to those particular hit hard by COVID-19.Read more»
Fortistar Welcomes SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust as a Co-Investor in Primary Energy
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (January 9, 2020) – Fortistar, a sustainability‐focused private energy investment and operating company helping to facilitate the transition to a carbon‐free economy, along with its partners have entered into an agreement to sell 50% of the shares of Primary Energy to SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEEIT). Primary Energy Recycling has a 298 MW portfolio of waste heat to power (WHP) and combined heat and power (CHP) plants located at two of the most efficient steel mills in North America belonging to ArcelorMittal S.A. and United States Steel Corporation, selling discounted electrical and thermal energy to the mills under long‐term stable contractual arrangements. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020 and Fortistar will continue to manage the company. Read more»
Fifth Consecutive NMA Zero Injury Safety Award (ZISA)
On October 24, 2019 Cokenergy and Enerfab were presented with our fifth consecutive Zero Injury Safety Award (ZISA) at the National Maintenance Agreements Policy Committee gala at the National Cathedral in Washington DC. The 2018 award represents 174,900 injury free work hours by the Enerfab team working at the Cokenergy project in East Chicago, Indiana. We are extremely proud of the efforts of the Enerfab and Cokenergy teams to reach this milestone for the fifth consecutive year, proving that an injury free workplace is achievable. This award is not possible without a commitment to safe work practices, hazard recognition and open communication between our craft labor teams, Enerfab and Primary Energy. The strong performance continues in 2019, we are close to the 200,000 injury free work hour milestone!