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Resiliency for a Level 1 Trauma Center

Summary The Milwaukee Regional Medical Center needed to overhaul its infrastructure as it took on its own energy production and distribution in 2017. This work included distribution network redundancy for steam and chilled water by adding miles of interconnecting loop piping. The addition of...


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Bridging the Gap: Campus-Community Partnerships and Business Structures

Summary The business of district energy has a big impact on delivering technical solutions for systems. Financing mechanisms, debt limits, private market penetration, and forming new business structures can be big hurdles to overcome. Integrating a campus with the adjacent community could open...


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District Energy Engagement: What's the Big Deal About Pipes, Boilers, and Decarbonization?

Summary Colleges and universities are leading the way on the next generation of energy solutions. Efficiency, decarbonization, and cost management are important elements of these programs, however, how we involve the people in technical and financial solutions is crucial to success. Carleton...

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Panel Discussion: Control of Chilled Water Thermal Energy Storage Tanks - Including Multiple Tanks

Summary Panel Discussion: Many campus District Cooling networks now use, or are considering to use of, Chilled Water (CHW) Thermal Energy Storage (TES). These tanks are atmospheric pressure (vented) vessels, which are coupled to pressurized CHW networks. Accordingly, care must be taken...


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Advancing the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center Thermal Systems

Summary Milwaukee Regional Medical Center has undertaken a complete overhaul of the thermal energy services to their campus of 25 buildings associated with the MRMC campus. With a goal of long-term cost effectiveness and best-in-class system reliability for both steam and chilled water, MRMC...


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Long-Term Infrastructure Feasibility Plan in Minneapolis

Speakers Michael Ahern, Evergreen Energy #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #Workshop #Microgrids #MinneapolisandStPaul #Feasibility #EverGreenEnergy #Minnesota #CommunityEnergy


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Strategies for Coal-Free Generation and System Growth

Summary This presentation shows how District Energy St. Paul has grown by moving away from using coal as a fuel source. Speaker Michael Ahern, Ever-Green Energy #2015 #CanadaConference #ConferenceProceeding #BusinessModelsandFinancing #RenewableEnergy #Sustainability ...


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Campus + City: Symbiotic Sutsainability

Summary This segment will discuss sharing and exchange of best practices in energy efficiency, sustainability and resiliency between college/university campuses and surrounding communities. Speakers Meghan Riesterer, Oberlin College Anna Chittum, Gridkraft Daniel Dixon, District Energy...

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Brownfields: Infrastructure Opportunities

Summary Local government partners see brownfield redevelopments as an opportunity to build smarter systems and are prioritizing energy planning and district energy infrastructure. Ever-Green is serving as a technical and business planning adviser for three of these projects in Minnesota. These...