Charah Solutions Secures Ash Marketing Contract with AEP

Extends National MultiSource® Materials Network

LOUISVILLE, KY (February 19, 2019) – Charah® Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: CHRA) (the “Company”), a leading provider of environmental and maintenance services to the power generation industry, today announced that it has secured an exclusive contract to market and manage coal combustion products (CCPs) produced from an American Electric Power (“AEP”) power plant.

As part of this agreement, which became effective January 1, 2019, Charah Solutions began marketing specification-grade Class C fly ash and bottom ash for beneficial use by customers in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as well as northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.

The addition of the AEP contract further strengthens the Company’s MultiSource® materials network of more than 30 nationwide sourcing locations across the South, New England, the Midwest, the Rocky Mountains and California. These locations ensure a steady and reliable supply of Class C and Class F fly ash for ready-mix concrete producers and other customers throughout the United States.

“Charah Solutions is nationally recognized in the power generation industry as a leading fly ash sales and marketing company,” said Scott Ziegler, Vice President of Byproduct Sales at Charah. “We expect this expansion in Oklahoma and Arkansas will allow us to increase our plant-sourced inventory, while ensuring a growing number of ready-mix concrete producers have a steady and reliable supply of quality fly ash. The contract to market and manage CCPs from AEP represents an exciting and important milestone for Charah Solutions in our continued efforts to expand our nationwide MultiSource network.”

Click here to see a complete map of Charah Solutions’ MultiSource® materials network locations.

About Charah Solutions, Inc.

With 30 years of experience, Charah® Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of environmental and maintenance services to the power generation industry, with operations in coal-fired and nuclear power generation sites across the country. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Charah Solutions assists utilities with all aspects of managing and recycling ash byproducts generated from the combustion of coal in the production of electricity as well as routine power plant maintenance and outage services for coal and nuclear energy providers. The company also designs and implements solutions for ash pond management and closure, landfill construction, fly ash and slag sales, and structural fill projects. Charah Solutions is the partner of choice for solving customers’ most complex environmental challenges, and as an industry leader in quality, safety, and compliance, the company is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions for a cleaner energy future. For more information, please visit www.charah.com.

 MultiSource is a registered trademark of Charah, LLC in the United States.

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Investor Contact
Charah Solutions, Inc.
Charles W. Price
502-245-1353

Media Contact
Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
Ed Trissel / Kate Clark / Tim Ragones
212-355-4449

Byproduct Sales Contact
Charah Solutions, Inc.
Scott Ziegler
502-245-1353