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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 ...

4B.2_Ahern.pdf


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Considerations for a District Energy System based on Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), Case Study: North Loop District Energy System

Summary The Master Plan examines the technical and economic feasibility for a modern sustainable district energy system based on waste heat recovery from a nearby MSW power plant and expansion of existing NRG Minneapolis district energy system to serve heating and cooling needs of approximately...

3A.1_Dehbashi, Witchger.pdf


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Update on State of MN Findings on Condensing Boiler Efficiency Assessment

Speakers Ken Smith and Jeff Volovsek, District Energy St. Paul #AnnualConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #PolicyandRegulation #DistrictEnergyStPaul #EverGreenEnergy #Minnesota #MinneapolisandStPaul #EnergyEfficiency #StateofMinnesotaDivisionofEnergyResources

6C.1_Smith_ Volovsek.pdf

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Expanding Our Network through Education: St Paul EcoDistrict Case Study

Summary District Energy St. Paul has been educating visitors for decades through facility tours. In 2015, it launched an EcoDistrict project that will use walking tours, a mobile web interface, and a promotional partnership to educate thousands of people about district energy infrastructure and...

5B.2_Axelson.pdf

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Implementing District Energy's 4th Generation: A Case Study in Minneapolis

Summary This presentation reviews Ever-Green Energy's actions to reimagine a district energy system based around sustainability, resilience, partnership, innovation and economic development for Minneapolis' University Avenue area. Important components included wastewater energy recovery, solar...

5B.1_Ahern.pdf


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St. Paul energy nonprofit seeks bonding for expansion

Clare Kennedy, Finance & Commerce Summary District Energy St. Paul Inc. is seeking $25 million in bonding. The nonprofit energy producer, which heats and cools a significant chunk of downtown St. Paul, will use a portion of the money to upgrade its heating and cooling plants and extend...


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Balancing Sustainability, Resiliency and the Business Case: City of

Summary In December 2011, Ford Motor Company closed its Twin Cities Assembly Plant. The campus is 157 acres, is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River, surrounded by a vibrant residential community and business district. Ramboll is working with the City of St. Paul and its technical...

2A.2_Bjerregaard new.pdf


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System Advancement and Optimization in Saint Paul

Summary District Energy St. Paul is one of the largest and most integrated systems in North America, utilizing hot water, steam, chilled water, thermal storage, solar thermal, energy modeling and efficiency programs, and other technology solutions. Innovation and fuel flexibility have been key...

5D.1_AXELSON_SMITH.pdf

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Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage (ATES) feasibility at the Ford Site, St. Paul, MN

Summary Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage (ATES) in a district energy concept was evaluated in Spring 2016 for the planned redevelopment of the 135-acre Ford Site in Saint Paul. ATES was identified as a technology that looks to the future, consistent with the overall goals of the Ford Site...

1D.4_WORTHINGTON.pdf


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Hybridized Variable Speed Chilled Water Pumping Configuration using Constant Speed Pumps

Summary Converting from primary/ secondary pumping to variable primary pumping is a common approach in chilled water plant renovations. For ANW Hospital, the solution to implement a hybridized system – leaving existing primary pumps at constant speed while converting secondary pumps to variable...

5C.3_Huss_Witchger.pdf