Getting to this point hasn't been easy for Advanced Emissions Solutions (ADES), previously known as ADA-ES before a corporate restructuring (a legal/business structure restructuring, not a bankruptcy-related restructuring). Like most companies trying to market "clean coal" technologies, the company has faced regulatory uncertainties, a risk-averse customer base, and sector-wide image issues created by disreputable firms trying to capitalize on investor interest in the idea of making coal-fired electrical generation cleaner and more environmentally sustainable.
The solutions and services ADES provides don't make burning coal 100% clean, and there are still a host of long-term challenges facing coal as a fuel for electrical generation in the U.S., but the company's patented technologies and processes can help electrical utilities...
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