University of Minnesota Main Energy Plant

This project includes the renovation of the Old Main Heating Plant building to add combined heat and power generation equipment and space plan for a future package boiler and future chilled water plant equipment to create a multi-function Old Main Utility Building. The Old Main Utility Building includes demolition of the existing boilers and auxiliaries systems, reconfiguring the building to house a new combustion turbine-generator (CTG) with accompanying heat recovery steam generator (HRSG), fuel gas compressor, deaerator, boiler feed water pumps, condensate return system, plant compressed air system, electrical equipment, control room, auxiliary cooling towers, auxiliary cooling water pumps, water treatment equipment, ammonia storage and handling equipment, emissions control and monitoring equipment, along with all associated piping, controls, equipment, and accessories.

University of Minnesota


Collaborative Design Group

Minneapolis, MN

67,000 sf

Minnesota Brownsfields 2017 Rescape Award

MCA Awards of Excellence Green/Sustainable Project

ACEC Texas Engineering Excellence Awards Gold Medal Winner for Energy

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