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Geisinger previews new utility plant

By District Energy posted 05-31-2019 00:00


Times Leader


PLAINS TWP. — Geisinger officials showed off the new Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center central utility plant on Thursday in a tour for government and business leaders.

The $22 million project will use cogeneration technology to help Geisinger reduce energy consumption by 40 percent, bringing consumption costs down by as much as $1.5 million per year, officials said. The facility is projected to go live in October.

Some key facts, per Geisinger officials:

  • Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant utilizes cogeneration technology.
  • Entire system is 80 percent efficient.
  • Energy consumption will be reduced by 40 percent and consumption costs by as much as $1.5 million per year.

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