This case study will discuss a new back-up generation facility at the University of Iowa, designed to automatically black start the Main Plant and provide back-up power to critical facilities throughout campus. The plant is tied into the campus grid. It is in an addition, in a very visible part of campus. Aesthetics and noise considerations were incorporated into the design. This plant replaces building diesel engine generators for back-up power.
Ben Anderson, University of IowaJim Nonnenmann, PRVN ConsultantsKevin Voss, PRVN Consultants
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