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Superbowl LII: An Inside Look at a Community's Energy Usage

Emily Riskalla, IDEA Each year, as the Superbowl approaches and the rivalries heat up, (this year consisting of whole food groups being banned in New England), the electric utility industry braces for the impact. While the Superbowl seems excessive in many ways, we eat 1.3 billion chicken wings...

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Underneath the ivy

This article appears in the Q1 2018 edition of District Energy magazine . Early adopters of district energy, Ivy League schools continue expanding and improving their underground distribution networks. Ivy League colleges and universities are some of the oldest and most renowned in the...

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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...


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Reporting on Microgrid Performance Metrics at Princeton University & University of Texas at Austin

Speakers John Kelly, Perfect Power Institute #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #Microgrids #Workshop #PerfectPowerInstitute #UniversityofTexasAustin


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IDEA’s innovators of 2017

Kathryn Ramsted, Editorial Associate, District Energy This article appears in the Q4 2017 edition of District Energy magazine . From this year’s Innovation Award winner Princeton University to three honorable mention designees, IDEA members exemplify industry-leading ingenuity. The word ...

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Data Driven Non Proprietary Plant Optimization: Case Studies

Speakers Travis Smith, Smith Engineering #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #Optimization #SmithEngineering #Data #Merck #Princeton #2014


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Steam Piping Condition Assessments at Princeton University Using Ultrasonic Guided Wave Testing

Speakers Roger Royer & Fred DeGrooth, Structural Integrity Associates #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #Operations #StructuralIntegrityAssociates #Purdue University #Princeton #NewJersey

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Workforce Management, Recruiting, Training and Retention

Summary A discussion on workforce management, recruiting and training from Princeton University's perspective. Speaker Tom Nyquist #2015 #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #TalentManagement #Princeton #NewJersey #UnitedStates


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Chief Engineer’s Log: Real Experiences From Three Decades Of Operating District Energy Systems

Summary In this presentation, the Princeton University Energy Plant’s Chief Engineer will discuss best practices for managing the people, equipment, and processes in a district energy CHP energy plant and what it took to bring it from a 1920’s vintage pneumatically-controlled system to a state...


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What are microgrids and what are their benefits

Summary This workshop summarizes the characteristics and benefits of a microgrid. Speaker Ted Borer, Princeton University #2015 #CampusEnergyConference #Workshop #Princeton #Resiliency #Reliability #UnitedStates

Microgrids for IDEA - BORER.pdf