In the following articlescase and studies, we look at some real-world examples of how combined heat and power is helping facilities control costs and maintain quality.
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New energy complex includes a 3.5 MW and a 1.2 MW Solar turbine units, hybrid chilled water plant including steam-driven chillers and high efficiency steam boilers.
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
A CHP plant drives a chiller plant, produces steam heat and cools water, and meets 90% or more of wintertime electric demand for 16 high energy demand campus buildings.
Hybrid Electric-Steam Chiller Plant Cools Maryland Basketball Arena – College Park, MD
College scores a win by using excess steam from its cogen plant to meet variable cooling load of its multi-purpose facility with electric and steam turbine drive centrifugal chillers.
Motion Picture & Television Fund Hospital – Woodland Hills, CA
Six new gas engine-driven cogeneration modules and a gas engine-driven chiller are helping this LA-area hospital achieve its goals: keeping the environment clean, maximizing energy efficiency and saving money.
|Engine Chiller Manufacturers|
|Alturdyne||Engine Driven Chillers||30 – 1,100 tons|
|Tecogen||Engine Driven Chillers||25 – 1,000 tons|
|Trane||Engine Driven Chillers||165-3,950 Tons|
|York International||Engine Driven Chillers||400 to 2,000 Tons|