College constructing cogeneration plant to produce majority of school's power needs

New plant should be online in 2016
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College constructing cogeneration plant to produce majority of school's power needs

The College will build a cogeneration plant that will dramatically reduce the College’s carbon footprint, ease demand on current aging systems and result in significant energy saving costs.

The combined heat and power plant will allow for the simultaneous production of electricity to power most of Union’s 130-acre campus. The plant will also recycle waste heat to produce heat and chilled water that can be used to provide dehumidification year-round, a critical need in buildings like Schaffer Library and laboratories with sensitive equipment.

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