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Optimizing Strategies through Effective Modeling

Summary Effective modeling can help your system optimize to acheive efficiency and save on energy costs. By having a hollistic approach and utilizing different tools and strategies the University of Texas at Austin is able to achieve up to 87% efficiency and keep fuel & emissions at 1976...

Ontiveros_Juan - Modeling.pdf


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Biomass and Fuel Flexible CHP/District Energy Systems

Summary CHP based district energy systems provide reliable energy for mission critical facilities and adding fuel flexibility by incorporating biomass into the system can increase resiliency. This presentation uses examples from campuses, hospitals, cities and military bases to show best...

Smith_Bob.pdf


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Planning and Optimizing Energy Efficiency at University of Missouri Columbia

Summary This presentation provides an overview of the University of Missouri's 60 MW CHP campus energy system that serves over 15 million SF. The system integrates multiple fuels and optimizes overall efficiency. See some of the lessons learned while operating a large energy network in the...

Coffin_Gregg.pdf


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Emergency Preparation & Response Lessons from Super Storm Sandy

Summary Princeton proves that District Energy systems with CHP, microgrid, and thermal energy storage technologies are key resiliency assets.This presentation shares the lessons learned in emergency preparation and operation during Super Storm Sandy and uses Princeton's success as an example to...

Borer_Ted.pdf


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University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Summary The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston took on a 15 MW CHP District energy system re-design and renewal after Hurricane Ike. Resiliency and efficiency were key design and construction considerations for the project. This presentationprovides project highlights and lessons...

Schuett_Jerry.pdf


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Notice of published Request for Information, National Western Center

Summary The City and County of Denver, Mayor’s Office of the National Western Center, seeks information - with the intent to inform a future solicitation - to select a campus energy partner for the National Western Center (NWC), on behalf of the NWC Authority, as described below. A link to the...

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Coast Guard Academy begins 1st major energy savings upgrade

The Middletown Press Summary NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy has begun its first major upgrade to save on energy and replace aging utilities at the 85-year-old Connecticut campus. The New London-based academy launched the $72.6 million project Monday. It says that's the...


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Bridgeport takes green energy leap with thermal loop

Kevin Zimmerman, Westfair Online Thermal loop site plan. Summary B ridgeport’s plan to become the first U.S. city to establish a municipal low-temperature thermal heating district has taken a giant leap forward, following the long-awaited passage of Connecticut’s $41.3 billion state...


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German university unveils plan for three CHP plants

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary Three combined heat and power (CHP) plants are planned for a German university and its associated medical school. The University of Göttingen and University Medical Centre this week announced plans to develop a new, decentralized power and...


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Partnership aims to advance renewable energy via storage and microgrid training

David Riley, Penn State News Virtual reality is used in the Energy Storage and Microgrid Training and Certification (ESAM-TAC) program to simulate batteries and solar equipment and help expose students to complex systems and high-voltage equipment without risks of electrical...