GEM acquires BHP Energy SolutionsWritten by Toledo Free Press Staff Writers | | firstname.lastname@example.org
GEM Inc., a mechanical and electrical specialty contractor based in Walbridge, has purchased BHP Energy Solutions Ltd., of Hudson, Ohio. According to a news release, BHP will be a wholly owned subsidiary of GEM Energy Management LLC, GEM Inc.’s affiliated energy services company.
BHP will provide GEM Inc. and Rudolph/Libbe customers with market-leading turnkey solutions for clean, energy-saving onsite power generation.
BHP is an authorized distributor of Capstone MicroTurbine power generation systems. Capstone MicroTubines are compact, affordable energy systems that reduce energy costs while helping to protect the environment with near-zero emissions.
“BHP Energy allows GEM and Rudolph/Libbe to deliver the energy solutions our customers are seeking,” said Hussien Shousher, president of GEM Inc., in the news release. “BHP provides the technology and solutions that improve efficiency, comfort, productivity and financial performance, while reducing risk and the operating costs of our customer’s facilities.”
Examples of recent BHP projects:
- Toledo’s Seagate Centre has four energy-saving turbines fueled by natural gas, and an absorption chiller integrated with the existing turbines to produce chilled water in addition to hot water and electric power.
- In July, the Lucas County Multi-Purpose Arena will have four Capstone turbines to provide heat, cooling, and electricity for the new LEED-rated project.
- Centennial Park, a LEED-rated golf course in Munster, Indiana, has two Capstone turbines generating electricity from biogas fuel.