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EmberClear Awards Construction Contract to SK E&C USA for New Natural Gas Project

(L-R) Raj Suri (EC), Debbie Murphy (EC), Paul Hamilton (EC), Chuck Lively (SK), Keith Clauss (SK).

Pennsylvania Power Plant Will Create 500 New Jobs and Add $1 Billion to Local Economy

Calgary, AB – September 19, 2012 – EmberClear Corp. (TSXV: EMB) (“EmberClear“) is pleased to announce selection of SK E&C USA for Engineering, Procurement & Construction (“EPC”) for the 300 MW Good Spring Natural Gas Combined Cycle (“Good Spring NGCC”) power plant in Pennsylvania.

During construction, the Good Spring NGCC power project will employ approximately 500 workers for two years culminating in dozens of full time positions for plant operations. The economic impact to the surrounding area is expected to be more than $1 billion over 15 years.

The Natural Gas Combined Cycle power plant will use the latest turbine technology for efficient operations to supply enough electricity for approximately 300,000 households.

Jim Palumbo, President of Future Power Pennsylvania Inc. (“FPPI”), a wholly owned subsidiary of EmberClear, reports the Good Spring NGCC project is on schedule to commission in 2015. The project is expected to break ground in 2013.

“We expect the U.S. natural gas-based power market to rapidly expand over the next decade, especially in the Marcellus Shale geography where Good Spring NGCC is situated. SK E & C has been adding jobs in the U.S. in response and preparation for this opportunity,” said Keith Clauss, Chief Executive Officer, SK E&C USA.

Frank Zukas, President of the Schuylkill Economic Development Corporation (“SEDCO”) in eastern Pennsylvania, believes the Good Spring plant will be a great addition to the region for many reasons.

“This assures affordable power and cleaner air for the future. Also, the new wave of gas power plants supports a healthier and more sustainable job market opportunity for the Commonwealth,” Zukas said.

“Projects of this nature require the scale and experience of an engineering, procurement and construction company such as SK E&C USA in order to bring all the other requisite parties to finance, contract, and perform the construction of this great asset,” explained Albert Lin, CEO of EmberClear. “We look forward to further progress in maximizing this region of the USA’s natural gas abundance, skilled workers, and demand for low-emissions power.”

About SK E&C

Since its founding in 1977, SK E&C has continuously pursued stability and growth based on its top-notch technical expertise and outstanding management capabilities in various areas of construction including national infrastructure, housing, plants, eco-friendly incinerators and nuclear power plants, as well as its U-business that includes wireless mobile communication equipment. Through the years SK E&C has been evolving and developing to create “Build the Great: Great Life, Great World.” For more information please visit


SEDCO is a community-based, private, not-for-profit organization with 60 years of experience in assisting companies to locate or expand their operations here. Schuylkill County offers more than 38 miles of frontage along the Interstate 81 corridor as well as very close proximity to east / west connections via Interstates 80 and 78.

SEDCO presently manages 12 industrial sites representing over $1 billion in capital investment. We have extensive experience with project financing, site search and tour services, and facility / park construction and management. We have developed effective partnerships with industry and state and local government and have close working relationships with education and training service providers to assure qualified employment candidates for your business.

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About EmberClear

EmberClear is an energy developer focused on low emission commercial scale projects around the world. Developing facilities using coal or natural gas as inputs to create electricity or transportation fuels characterizes our plants. We utilize our proven expertise in permitting, site-control, and engineering feasibility to leverage our other assets including a license on IP, control systems, and equipment procurement from Huaneng Clean Energy Research Institute (HCERI, a subsidiary of the world’s largest power company, Huaneng Power Group of China). EmberClear also holds surface and mineral rights in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. This property lies in the Southern Anthracite coalfield of eastern Pennsylvania, USA. Mineral rights held by the company include Anthracite/PCI coal suitable for the metallurgical industry. EmberClear’s shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol “EMB”.

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