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IWCC Awards $6 Million Contract for Steam Pipe Replacement

Daily NonPariel Summary The Iowa Western Community College Board of Trustees on Monday approved a bid of $6,280,000 from Hawkins Construction of Omaha for replacement of steam pipes for the heating system on the Council Bluffs Campus. “Hawkins has done work for us before and has always done...


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University of Iowa shares utilities details while investigating potential operators

Vanessa Miller, The Gazette Summary IOWA CITY — Barring another devastating flood, the University of Iowa expects to spend over the next five years half what it did between 2012 and 2018 to restore and upgrade its utilities, according to a “confidential information memorandum” made public as...

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UI president: Public/private partnership could fill funding gap

Kelsey Harrell, The Daily Iowan Summary On May 1, during an informational meeting on West Campus, University of Iowa President Bruce Herreld discussed the importance of the P3 in funding the UI's strategic plan. Tuition revenue and state support are the two primary funding sources for the...

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Two Drivers - Better Than One

Summary Dual drives provide fuel and operational flexibility, system redundancy and improved economics. Describes how to automate dual drivers and compares capital and operational economics to the alternatives of single drivers or two single driver trains in CHP, combined cycle, district...

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UI hires consultants for utilities transition

Vanessa Miller, The Gazette Summary IOWA CITY — In looking to monetize its utilities operation and create a new revenue stream, the University of Iowa has agreed to pay three consultants to, among other things, evaluate its assets, identify potential partners and map out a transaction plan. ...


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IWCC Board gives bond proposal final approval

Tim Johnson, The Daily Nonpareil Summary The Iowa Western Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday to request a special election on a bond issue of $11.5 million to finance replacement of the steam heating system on the Council Bluffs Campus. The election will be held...


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UI seeks proposals for densified biomass solid fuel trials

University of Iowa, Biomass Magazine Miscanthus, USDA Agricultural Research Service Summary Since 2003, the University of Iowa has been steadily expanding its use of biomass, to fuel its on-campus combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant, and gradually reducing its use of coal. In 2017...


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Power Struggle: Iowa Muni Campaign Heats Up Ahead of Public Vote

Karen Uhlenhuth, Energy News Network Summary In a northeastern Iowa community, voters will weigh in on whether to replace its investor-owned electric company with a municipal utility. Voters in Decorah, Iowa, will decide May 1 whether they want the city to move ahead with a proposal to...


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Microgrid for University of Iowa Medical Research Facility

Speakers Michael Dempsey, Burns & McDonnell #CampusEnergyConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #BurnsandMcDonnell #UniversityofIowa #Iowa #Microgrids

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University of Iowa, Boiler No. 10. Natural Gas Burner Installation

Speakers Ben Anderson, University of Iowa Russ Price & Kevin Voss, PRVN #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #ConstructionandCommissioning #Iowa #UniversityofIowa

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