Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. Secures a Three-Year Supply Contract Extension With Largest Customer

Multi-Million Dollar Annual Extension With Leading North American Utility Covers Proprietary SEA® Technology with Potential for Further Expansion into Fleet

LEWIS CENTER, Ohio, Oct. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) ("ME2C®" or the "Company"), a global leader in mercury emissions control for the power industry, has secured a three-year, multi-million dollar annual supply contract extension with a current customer. Under the extended supply contract, ME2C will continue supplying its proprietary Sorbent Enhancement Additive SEA® technologies.

“We are proud to announce that we have secured a three-year extension with our largest customer for full product supply to meet their mercury capture requirements for the next three years,” said Richard MacPherson, President and CEO of ME2C. “This contract is a multi-million dollar annual contract and speaks to the value of our SEA technology and continued ‘best-in-class’ performance we provide utilities.”

ME2C’s patented SEA technologies enable coal-fired power plants to achieve and maintain compliance with mercury emission regulations effectively and at a low cost. Leveraging its proprietary two-part SEA system, ME2C's team of industry experts tailor a solution specifically designed to meet the customer’s needs allowing them to reduce mercury emissions by over 90% efficiently at the lowest possible cost.

About Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (ME2C®)
Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) delivers patented and proprietary solutions to the global coal-power industry to remove mercury from power plant emissions, providing performance guarantees, and leading-edge emissions services. ME2C has developed patented technology and proprietary products that have been shown to achieve mercury removal at a significantly lower cost and with less operational impact than currently used methods, while preserving the marketability of fly-ash for beneficial use. For more information, please visit www.midwestemissions.com.

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Company Contact:
Richard MacPherson
Chief Executive Officer
Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.
Main: 614-505-6115

Investor Relations Contact:
Greg Falesnik
Managing Director
MZ Group - MZ North America
Main: 949-385-6449

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Source: Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.