Meeting Today's Energy Challenges With On-Site Energy Systems

Braddock, Clifton; Moroz, Robert P.; Mardiat, Edward
May 2007
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;May2007, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p26
The article focuses on how Austin Energy, an electric utility and a department of the City of Austin in Texas, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, and Burns & McDonnell are meeting energy challenges. Burns & McDonnell was chosen by Austin Energy to provide an energy plant consisting of a combustion turbine mated to a heat-recovery steam generator. For the medical-center project, combined heat and power (CHP) was designed to operate in parallel with the utility electric grid.


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