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Event | 01.17.23

PROJECTS & MONEY SUMMIT.  Projects & Money Summit provides finance professionals opportunities to connect with all the leading project financiers and developers, share information about upcoming opportunities, buying and selling projects, assess the latest market intelligence on the trends in the financing and M&A markets, and learn the latest approaches and strategies that developers and financiers are using to deal with the obstacles facing the industry. The event will explore the U.S. power markets, the federal legislative landscape, trends, and the road ahead for the renewables industry.

Representing CAMS at Projects + Money Summit will be:

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Projects & Money Summit

Event Date: January 24-26, 2023

Location: New Orleans, LA | Royal Sonesta New Orleans

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Press Release | 01.12.23

HOUSTON – Consolidated Asset Management Services (CAMS), a fully-integrated service provider for owners of energy infrastructure assets, announced today that it had earned the gold title of the 2022 Globee Business Excellence Awards for Energy & Utility sector.

Created in 2003 to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of companies, business executives, and professionals worldwide, Globee Awards are conferred in nine programs and competitions staged annually. This year, CAMS was recognized for its outstanding employee retention achieving a turnover rate of only 1.5% in 2021, along with other sustainability-focused corporate initiatives.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of the Gold Globee Awards winners,” said Melissa Kinsella, CAMS Administration & Corporate Communications Manager. “We are grateful for our hardworking employees who have driven CAMS’ success since our inception. This recognition reflects our dedicated workforce, who continuously improve their expertise and strive to achieve best practices and standards in the industry.”

The coveted annual Business Excellence Awards honors the best employers, employees, and hiring initiatives achievements which help to create and drive the best places to work. The awards program celebrates individuals and teams who set industry benchmarks for excellence, and the judges’ average score decides the winner in each category to receive the gold, silver, and bronze title.  To learn more about the award, visit www.globeeawards.com

About CAMS

CAMS is a privately held company providing Operations and Maintenance (O&M), Asset Management, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), and Optimization services for energy and infrastructure assets. We add value through superior management and operation of our clients’ assets throughout the U.S. and internationally. To this end, we empower our employees to pursue creative and sustainable business practices in the field and at our corporate office that contribute to operational excellence, financial performance, a safe workplace, and a better community and environment. For more information, visit www.camstex.com.

Press Release | 01.09.23

HOUSTON – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Consolidated Asset Management Services (CAMS), a fully-integrated service provider for owners of energy infrastructure assets, announced it has expanded its offerings by introducing new Strategic Control Services (SCS). Through its next-generation remote operations center located in downtown Houston, CAMS SCS monitors and controls power generation assets in real time, leading to increased reliability, reduced risk and optimal profitability.

The state-of-the-art services combine CAMS industry-leading O&M best practices with a fully compliant NERC facility. CAMS SCS provides 24/7 coverage of power generation assets and includes multiple redundancies to ensure reliable operations. It was designed with cybersecurity and compliance operability in mind to reduce risks.

“We are excited to continue our legacy of creating value for our customers by strategically enhancing our suite of services,” said CEO and Founder Joseph W. Sutton. “Incorporating CAMS SCS further strengthens our existing capabilities in the power generation industry and provides more depth for our clients from which we can flexibly offer additional cost savings, improved operations, and more efficient staffing.”

CAMS SCS includes access to CAMS eTRAC, a proprietary digital tool to enhance flexibility, visibility, and analytics for optimal dispatch. It provides real-time data regarding market exposure and the effectiveness of current optimization strategies.

About CAMS

CAMS is a privately held company providing Operations and Maintenance (O&M), Asset Management, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), and Optimization services for energy and infrastructure assets. We add value through superior management and operation of our clients’ assets located throughout the U.S. and internationally. To this end, we empower our employees to pursue creative and sustainable business practices in the field and at our corporate office that contribute to operational excellence, financial performance, a safe workplace, and a better community and environment. For more information, visit www.camstex.com.

Press Release | 12.20.22

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A subsidiary of Consolidated Asset Management Services (CAMS), CAMS Bluewire Technology, announced today that it ranked #14 on the Houston Business Journal’s 2022 Largest Houston-area cybersecurity companies.

The 16 companies on the list are ranked by total company-wide revenue for 2021 and total employees in the Houston area. CAMS Bluewire ranked 14th, with a total revenue of $5.1 million for 2021.

“We are pleased to make once again the HBJ’s list of Largest Cybersecurity Companies in Houston,” said Jimmy Wyble, president of CAMS Bluewire Technology. “Cybersecurity is at the forefront of what we do every day, and we continue to find new and innovative ways to combat this ever-evolving threat. As long as there is a cyber security threat, Bluewire will be on the front lines leading the way for our clients.”

CAMS Bluewire is a full-service IT Support and consulting firm headquartered in Houston, Texas. It delivered managed services, phone systems, hosting, cybersecurity, and consulting services nationwide. Established in 2002 and then acquired by CAMS in 2007, CAMS Bluewire was recognized in the 2013 INC. 5000 list of the Fastest Growing Companies in America and HBJ’s 2014 List of Largest Houston-area Computer Network and System Integrators. CAMS Bluewire recently ranked #12 in HBJ’s 2021 Largest Houston-area Cybersecurity Companies.

For more information on CAMS Bluewire’s cybersecurity service offerings, visit: www.bluewiretech.com

About CAMS

CAMS is a privately held company providing Operations and Maintenance (O&M), Asset Management, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), and Optimization services for energy and infrastructure assets. We add value through superior management and operation of our clients’ assets throughout the U.S. and internationally. To this end, we empower our employees to pursue creative and sustainable business practices in the field and at our corporate office that contribute to operational excellence, financial performance, a safe workplace, and a better community and environment. For more information, visit www.camstex.com.

Event | 11.23.22

The Debtwire Restructuring Forum – Miami, a brand new event for the restructuring market, provides private creditors, lenders, and the advisory community opportunities to learn about distressed, restructuring, and turn-around opportunities from prominent industry speakers. The event will explore the US distressed debt investment outlook, creditor-on-creditor violence, and ESG considerations.

Representing CAMS at the Debtwire Restructuring Forum – Miami will be:

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Debtwire Restructuring Forum – Miami

Event Date: December 1st, 2022

Location: Miami, Florida | JW Marriot Miami

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Press Release | 10.27.22

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Consolidated Asset Management Services (CAMS), a fully-integrated service provider for owners of energy infrastructure assets, has earned four Combined Cycle Journal (CCJ) 2022 Best Practices Awards. St. Charles Energy Center, under CAMS management, was honored as one of the top six in the Best of the Best category.

In addition to St. Charles Energy Center, Griffith Energy, Kings Mountain Energy Center, and Rolling Hills Generating were recognized for their contribution to improving facilities’ safety standards and operational practices.

“The awards characterize CAMS’ commitment to reliability and sustainability,” said CEO and Founder Joseph W. Sutton. “They demonstrate the tradition of excellence and professionalism from our plant personnel to our clients.”

CCJ’s annual Best Practices Awards, launched in 2004, recognize best practices and contributions made by plants and personnel to improve the safety and performance of generating facilities powered by gas turbines, according to CCJ General Manager Scott Schwieger. Among 35 applicants in the 2022 program, only six were nominated as Best of the Best. Since 2013, CAMS has won a total of 79 CCJ Best Practice Awards.

St. Charles Energy Center is a 745 megawatt (MW) combined-cycled power plant operating since 2017 in Maryland. Managed by CAMS, the plant was nominated for improving safety and reliability with active wireless high-energy piping monitoring.

Griffith Energy is a 653.8 MW gas-fired power plant commissioned in 2002 in Arizona. Operated by CAMS, the plant was nominated for its control-valve trim retrofit project that yields significant savings.

Kings Mountain Energy Center is a 475 MW natural gas-fired power plant located in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. Managed by CAMS, the plant was nominated for outstanding remote user cybersecurity and steam turbine electro-hydraulic control fluid conditioning system.

Rolling Hills is an 850MW natural gas-fired generating facility located in Ohio. Operated by CAMS, the plant was nominated for termination cabinet humidity monitoring.

About CAMS

CAMS is a privately held company providing Operations and Maintenance (O&M), Asset Management, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), and Optimization services for energy and infrastructure assets. We add value through superior management and operation of our clients’ assets located throughout the U.S. and internationally. To this end, we empower our employees to pursue creative and sustainable business practices in the field and at our corporate office that contribute to operational excellence, financial performance, a safe workplace, and a better community and environment. For more information, visit www.camstex.com.

 

Press Release | 10.18.22

HOUSTON – Consolidated Asset Management Services (CAMS), a fully-integrated service provider for owners of energy infrastructure assets, announced that four CAMS-operated facilities in Florida remained online per dispatch and operated throughout Hurricane Ian, continuing to provide power to their communities.

No safety or environmental issues were reported at the facilities and thankfully, all employees were safe with little to no damage to their personal properties. “In the wake of Hurricane Ian, our teams at the Florida facilities worked hard to repair minor damages and restore normal operations while continuing to provide much-needed power to their communities,” said Bryan Stout, Vice President of CAMS Operations and Maintenance. “It is important for CAMS to continually evaluate our operational methods to promote safe and reliable business practices, especially during emergencies.”

Throughout Hurricane Ian, two CAMS-operated facilities remained online and operated safely with constant monitoring from CAMS personnel. All plant units operated with no issues reported. The other two CAMS-operated facilities remained 100% available throughout the hurricane and operated per dispatch safely with additional staffing and continuous monitoring.

The preparedness and timely actions of our CAMS employees at these facilities were critical during Hurricane Ian, and their outstanding performance in upholding operations did not go unnoticed.

Hurricane Ian, the fifth most powerful storm to hit the U.S. territories, started in Cuba as a hurricane on September 27, 2022. Hurricane Ian traveled across the Gulf of Mexico and developed into a category four hurricane, moving to pass Florida before dissipating back to category 2.

At CAMS, we maintain safe and reliable assets and are committed to the health and safety of our employees, customers, and communities. Since 2007, CAMS has managed energy assets that provide reliable fuel, transportation, and power to grids throughout the U.S. and Europe. Learn more about CAMS’s commitment to safety.

Event | 09.30.22

Solar & Storage Finance Summit 2022 brings together an influential delegation of CxO, board, and director level delegates from major utilities, IPPs, funds, banks, and developers/EPCs into one room to foster collaboration among the USA’s fast-growing renewable energy industry, and to provide a platform for networking, problem-solving & deal-making.

Representing CAMS at the Solar & Storage Finance Summit 2022 will be:

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Solar & Storage Finance Summit 2022

Event Date: October 04-05, 2022

Location: New York, NY | The New Yorker

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Articles | 09.08.22

HOUSTON – Consolidated Asset Management Services (CAMS) corporate office in Houston and the Vandolah Power Plant, a CAMS-operated facility located in Wauchula, Florida, recently supported back-to-school supply drives in their local areas. Enriching the communities in which we live and work is a core value for CAMS.

Throughout August, corporate employees donated supplies such as paper, notebooks, binders, scissors, glue, pens, pencils, and rulers to the 2022 YMCA Greater Houston Operation Backpack drive. This initiative benefits over 20,000 children living within Houston.

Vandolah employees also packed approximately 300 backpacks with school supplies for students from kindergarten through high school. The backpacks were distributed at the community’s annual Wildcat Tailgate event sponsored by Main Street Wauchula.

“CAMS’ participation in these events helps ensure local students have what they need for a great start to the school year,” said Mona Johnson, CAMS Senior Vice President of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Regulatory. “CAMS employees are actively involved in their communities and continuously pursue opportunities like these to make a positive impact.”

CAMS manages and operates energy assets that provide reliable fuel, transportation, and power throughout the U.S. and Europe. Vandolah Power Plant, owned by Northern Star Generation and operated by CAMS, is a 680-megawatt, dual fuel, peeking plant.

In addition to employee participation in local volunteer activities, CAMS increases the impact of these efforts through financial support and its charitable matching gift program.