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Highly Resilient District Energy, CHP and Microgrids

Summary This workshop discusses sharing and exchange of best practices in energy efficiency, sustainability, and resiliency between colleges]/university campuses and surrounding communities. Speakers Michael Mark, Waldron Engineering & Construction Dale Raczynski, Epsilon Associates ...

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Mutual Assistance for District Energy (MADE)

Summary This workshop outlines IDEA's voluntary program to provide emergency response support following major outages or service interruptions due to extreme weather or other events. Speakers Pat Davin, Veolia North America Bob Manning, Harvard University #2015 #AnnualConference ...

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Cogeneration and Arbitrage with Amherst College and Competitive Energy Services

Summary Amherst College and Competitive Energy Services will present two case studies involving cogeneration, and make/buy strategy and arbitrage. For the past three winters, CES has assisted the College by using its dual fuel and cogeneration to remain flexible and reduce costs while...

2A.2_Hayden, Price, Sampson.pdf


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MIT- Threading a Needle - CUP Expansion and Boiler and Deaerator Upgrade

Summary MIT needed to expand its district energy plant by installing a new 100,000 pound per hour boiler, new 500,000 PPH Deaerator as well as a 5,000 SF addition to house the new equipment. This expansion allowed MIT to deliver a more reliable energy source for the campus of today and...

1A.3_Kinderman, Conklin, Fogg, Smith.pdf


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Doomsday Prepping at the University of Iowa

Summary After a historic flood in 2008 forced the University of Iowa Power Plant off line, significant priority has been placed on the reliability of the utility systems. Improvements have included the completion of an 8 MW back-up natural gas reciprocating engine plant, and work is in...

4A.2_Fish.pdf

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Emissions from Integrated Renewable-CHP Systems

Summary Benefits of CHP to critical infrastructure (CI) facilities, particularly during natural disasters, have been well documented. These benefits are further enhanced in a district energy or microgrid network where renewables, such as solar photovoltaics, can increase reliability of the...

5C.1_Naik-Dhungel.pdf


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Combined Heat and Power: A Total Energy Solution for Mining and Minerals, Separation Chemical Process Plants

Summary Mining and minerals separation plants with extensive chemical processes rely heavily on electrical power and require large quantities of high pressure steam. Yet, majority of these facilities are likely to be located in remote areas, far from reliable utility grid power sources,...

6A.2_Brooks, Demirchian.pdf


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European case studies operating gas turbines for of industrial cogeneration

Summary This presentation will discuss two CHP case studies from Germany. One is a cigarette manufacturer which uses an OP16 gas turbine with additional duct firing to produce process steam. The other is a wheat starch manufacturer which uses an OP16 gas turbine and utilizes its exhaust gases...

6A.1_Yontem.pdf


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Using the Microgrid Model to help meet a Medical School Campus’ Needs

Summary A metropolitan campus implements an electrical Microgrid concept to meet its medical campus needs. The campus upgraded its generation and distributed electrical power system to achieve this resilient solution while concurrently meeting the requirements of NFPA 99. Also presented is...

4A.3_Stelmach, Roland, Colduc, Lambert.pdf