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Georgia Power announces new microgrid project with Georgia Tech

March 6, 2019 Press Release, Georgia Tech News Center Georgia Power today announced, in collaboration with Georgia Tech, it will build a new 1.4 MW microgrid in Tech Square at Spring and Fifth streets in Midtown Atlanta. Microgrids are self-contained power systems co-located with the...

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What Happens When a Power Company and a University Get Together? They Build a Microgrid

Doug Peeples, Smart Cities Council North America Summary Georgia Power and Georgia Tech expect to spend between $10-$15 million to build a research microgrid on the university campus in Atlanta. And both partners, surrounding communities and others could benefit substantially. "The...

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Georgia Institute of Technology Case Study

Summary In 2016, Georgia Institute of Technology received permission from the state of Georgia to enter into a Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contract (GESPC) and receive a $7.7 million loan to tackle any energy and water conservation project it wanted—as long as the project could pay...


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Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Project at Georgia Tech

Summary Georgia Tech was selected by the BOR as one of the two process test cases for Performance Contracting. Presentation will outline and discuss the process and experiences of the Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contract project and process followed at Georgia Tech. Learning...


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Georgia Tech Smart Grid

Speakers Jouni Peppanen & Jose Grimaldo, Georgia Institute of Technology #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #Workshop #Microgrids #GeorgiaInstituteofTechnology #Georgia

10_Peppanen_ Grimaldo.pdf

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Georgia Institute of Technology: 10th Street Chiller Addition

Speakers Greg Spiro, Georgia Tech University Vance Nall & Greg Carnathan, RMF Engineers #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #ConstructionandCommissioning #GeorgiaInstituteofTechnology #Georgia #RMFEngineering #Atlanta

3B.2_Carnathan_ Spiro_ Nall.pdf

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Blue is the New Green: De-risking Water Operations Sustainably at Georgia Campuses

Speakers Jonathan Lanciani, Sustainable Water #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #SustainableWater #Georgia #EmoryUniversity #GeorgiaInstituteofTechnology #RiskMitigation #WaterConservation


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Sustainability Through Understanding and Reducing Water Footprint at Georgia Institute of Technology

Summary Universities regularly implement advanced strategies to decrease and optimize energy and water usage. In a region riddled with issues, such as drought, legal disputes over water supply, and EPA consent decrees, Georgia Institute of Technology has taken significant strides to better...


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Georgia Tech Receives Largest-Ever Rebate Check from Georgia Power

Rachel Leber, School Construction News Summary Atlanta-based Georgia Power awarded the Georgia Institute for Technology (Georgia Tech), an IDEA member also in Atlanta, with a $500,000 rebate check on July 14. The rebate is the largest ever issued through Georgia Power’s Commercial Energy...

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Hydronic Chemical Treatment at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Summary What is the Hydronic water treatment, how important it is in operations and functions, and energy saving of the mechanical systems. Speaker Casey Charepoo, Georgia Institute of Technology #ChilledWater #Operations #CampusEnergyConference #GeorgiaInstituteofTechnology ...