Kings Mountain, NC, November 21, 2017 – Gemma Power Systems, LLC sponsored and hosted a recent golf tournament at The Deer Brook Golf Club in Shelby, NC benefitting the Kings Mountain Rotary BackPack Program and the Life Enrichment Center adult day care program.

Each of the organizations will receive a check for $44,500 to support their programs. The Rotary BackPack program is a national program that provides nutritional meals for the weekend for disadvantaged children. The Life Enrichment Center provides health care and adult day care services. The center serves adults with physical and/or age related challenges such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, heart disease or stroke as well as younger adults with physical challenges such as Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome or accident-related injuries.

“Gemma Power Systems has a strong belief in community engagement.  We strive to deliver the best project experience to every stakeholder in the communities in which we work and live.  We would like to thank our customer NTE Energy and our many subcontractors and suppliers for joining us in this fundraiser,” said William F. Griffin, CEO of Gemma Power Systems.

“NTE Energy congratulates Bill and the rest of the Gemma team for a very successful fundraiser for these wonderful charities. We are pleased with Gemma’s commitment to the community and excited to demonstrate the active corporate partnership between the City of Kings Mountain, NTE and its contractors,” said Mike Green, Senior Vice President of NTE Energy.

Gemma Power Systems is the Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC) contractor for the 475 MW Kings Mountain Energy Center on Gage Road.  Construction and commissioning activities are on-going using many local suppliers and skilled craft workers.  More than 300 skilled craft workers are employed at the site.  The plant is scheduled to be completed in 2018.

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About Gemma Power Systems, LLC:

Gemma Power Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Argan Inc. (NYSE: AGX), is a leading Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company providing innovative solutions for the power and renewable energy industry. Our wide-ranging and comprehensive experience includes 14,500 MW of installed capacity including combined cycle and simple cycle gas turbine generating plants, biomass, solar facilities, wind farms, biofuel plants and environmental facilities.  Additional information about Gemma Power Systems can be found at www.gemmapower.com.

Media contact:

Sandra Ahearn

860.659.0509 (o)

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sandraahearn@gemmapower.com

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