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Building and Growing A District Energy Business in Alberta: ENMAX District Energy

Summary As the name implies, District Energy is ultimately an energy business. Unlike more well established DE systems in North America, with thousands of meter of installed thermal pipeline, new systems like ENMAX District Energy, in Calgary, are as much a construction business as a thermal...

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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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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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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...

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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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


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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