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Gemma Power Systems Raises $70,000 for Oxford, CT area Non-profit Organizations

By July 19, 2017February 15th, 20182017, Company News

Charity Golf Tournament features 160 participants, Jack Nicklaus II

Oxford, CT, July 19, 2017 – Gemma Power Systems, LLC (GPS) sponsored and hosted a golf tournament last week at The Golf Club at Oxford Greens benefitting four local community non-profit organizations. The charity tournament raised more than $70,000 for the following Connecticut organizations: the Middlebury Food Bank, the Oxford Food Bank, the Oxford Parent Teacher Organization and the Southbury Food Bank. The event also featured an appearance by former PGA Tour professional and renowned golf course architect, Jack Nicklaus II.

“A large part of the project experience we provide is the positive and enduring effect we have on the local community. We’re extremely pleased to support these local organizations which provide critical and essential services to Oxford and the surrounding communities. We’d like to thank our customer, Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) and our many subcontractors and suppliers for joining us in this fundraiser,” said Daniel L. Martin, President of Gemma Power Systems.

“CPV Towantic Energy Center is pleased to join with Gemma Power Systems to support the Oxford Parent Teachers Organization and three local food banks,” said Dan Nugent, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Construction for Competitive Power Ventures. “This initiative supports the vital work of these critical organizations and we are pleased that Gemma has organized this event in alignment with CPV’s mission to partner with the local communities where our facilities are located.”

More than 160 golfers participated in the afternoon event at Oxford Greens, including Nicklaus. Gemma Power Systems is the Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC) contractor for the 785 MW CPV Towantic Energy Center being constructed on a site in the Woodruff Hill Industrial Park. Engineering, procurement and construction activities are in full operation using many local suppliers and skilled craft workers. More than 700 skilled craft workers are employed at the site. The plant is scheduled to be completed in 2018.

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 comprises 14,500 MW under contract and 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  Follow Gemma on LinkedIn and Twitter @gemmapwr.

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