The new medical campus' electrical load imposed on UT's microgrid required a creative solution to offset higher peak demand and also maintain the CHP system at peak efficiency. A new CHW plant, paired with the campus' second TES tank, offered attractive load shifting capabilities, yet also created unprecedented hydraulic challenges. Years of planning, design, and development culminate to a completed system ready for testing, but that is just the beginning of the story.
Michael Manoucheri, The University of Texas at Austin
Jeffrey Easton, Burns & McDonnell
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