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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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Micro Grid - Harding, Expansion and Maintenance - Sustainable Approach to Resiliency

Summary Since New York University has embarked on a Greening of the Campus. First was the re-powering of the 1960 Co generation system and expansion of the 4160V Micro Grid system. During the Super Storm Sandy the system remained operational and rode through the Manhattan power outage. After...

4A.1_Thornton, Kushner.pdf


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The 4 Main Pillars of Enhancing Utility Grid Resilience

Philip Mihlmester, Anne Choate; Greentech Media Summary Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have increased the urgency of acting to make our electricity grids more resilient. While America’s utilities have significantly improved grid reliability overall, extreme weather events, including...


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Con Edison System Hardening Post Sandy

Speakers Christina Ho & Evan Yager, Con Edison #MasterPlanningandSystemDesign #AnnualConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #ConsolidatedEdisonofNewYork #Resiliency #NewYorkCity #Steam #StormManagement ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Combined Heat and Power: Reaping the Benefits of Changed Market Conditions

Summary Conventional wisdom has long held that the most cost-effective and reliable source of energy is the utility grid — arguably humanity’s largest and most complex machine. Although many hospitals and other critical facilities would prefer to control their destinies by generating their own...

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Combined heat and power system to provide significant savings for UK health trust

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary Vital Energi has signed a contract with Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to deliver a project which will bring their overall savings to over £13.4m over the course of their contract terms. It follows the company’s successful...


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Congressional Update: The Advancing Grid Storage Act of 2017

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Senator Al Franken (D-MN), with Senator Heinrich (D-NM) as cosponsor, introduced a bill to improve electrical grid reliability and resiliency. The Advancing Grid Storage Act of 2017 was introduced on September 25 . The bill is divided in...

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