ADA-ES Schedules 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results News Release and Conference Call

  ADA-ES Schedules 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results News
  Release and Conference Call

Business Wire

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- March 1, 2013

ADA-ES, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADES) (“ADA” or the “Company”) today announced that it
will issue its financial results for the fourth quarter and year-ended
December 31, 2012 on Thursday, March 14th, 2013 before the stock market opens.
Michael Durham, President & CEO, and Mark McKinnies, Senior VP & CFO, will
conduct a conference call focusing on the financial results and business
activities that morning at 10:00 am ET:

  *(877) 423-9820 (Domestic)
  *(201) 493-6749 (International)

The conference call will also be webcast live via the “Investor Information”
section at www.adaes.com.

About ADA

ADA is a leader in clean coal technology and the associated specialty
chemicals, serving the coal-fueled power plant industry. Our proprietary
environmental technologies and specialty chemicals enable power plants to
enhance existing air pollution control equipment, minimize mercury, CO[2 ]and
other emissions, maximize capacity, and improve operating efficiencies, to
meet the challenges of existing and pending emission control regulations.

With respect to mercury emissions:

  *Through our consolidated subsidiary, Clean Coal Solutions, LLC (“CCS”), we
    provide our patented Refined Coal (“RC”) CyClean™ technology to enhance
    combustion of and reduce emissions of NOx and mercury from coals in
    cyclone boilers and our patent pending M-45™ and M-45-PC™ technologies for
    Circulating Fluidized Boilers and Pulverized Coal boilers respectively.
  *We supply Activated Carbon Injection (“ACI”) and Dry Sorbent Injection
    (“DSI”) systems, mercury measurement instrumentation, and related
    services.
  *Under an exclusive development and licensing agreement with Arch Coal, we
    are developing and commercializing an enhanced PRB coal with reduced
    emissions of mercury and other metals.

In addition, we are developing CO[2] emissions technologies under projects
funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) and industry participants.

This press release contains and the conference call referenced in this press
release will include forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section
21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which provides a "safe harbor" for
such statements in certain circumstances. The forward-looking statements
include statements or expectations regarding future contracts, projects,
demonstrations and technologies; amount and timing of production of RC,
revenues, earnings, cash flows and other financial measures; future
operations; our ability to capitalize on and expand our business to meet
opportunities in our target markets and profit from our proprietary
technologies; scope, timing and impact of current and anticipated regulations,
legislation and IRS guidance; future supply and demand; the ability of our
technologies to assist our customers in complying with government regulations
and related matters. These statements are based on current expectations,
estimates, projections, beliefs and assumptions of our management. Such
statements involve significant risks and uncertainties. Actual events or
results could differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking
statements as a result of various factors, including but not limited to,
changes in laws, regulations and IRS interpretations or guidance, government
funding, accounting rules, prices, economic conditions and market demand;
timing of laws, regulations and any legal challenges to or repeal of  them;
failure of the RC facilities to produce coal that qualifies for tax credits;
termination of or amendments to the contracts for RC facilities; decreases in
the production of RC; failure to lease or sell the remaining RC facilities on
a timely basis; inability to commercialize the new M-45-PC technology on
favorable terms; availability, cost of and demand for alternative tax credit
vehicles and other technologies; technical, start-up and operational
difficulties; availability of raw materials and equipment; loss of key
personnel; impact of competition; our inability to ramp up operations to
effectively address expected growth in our target markets; intellectual
property infringement claims from third parties; seasonality and other factors
discussed in greater detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC). You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such
statements and to consult our SEC filings for additional risks and
uncertainties that may apply to our business and the ownership of our
securities. Our forward-looking statements are presented as of the date made,
and we disclaim any duty to update such statements unless required by law to
do so.

Contact:

ADA-ES, Inc.
Graham Mattison
Vice President, Investor Relations
(646) 319-1417
graham.mattison@adaes.com
www.adaes.com