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November 03, 2016

Princeton University Tour
November 03, 2016
10:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Princeton University-Frick Chemistry Lab
Fitzrandolph and Faculty rds Parking Lot 21
Energy Efficient & Resilient Campus Microgrid

$5.00 Unemployed


Princeton University Tour 

10:45 am - Registration
11 - Begin presentation (45 minutes - 1 hour) on energy infrastructure on campus with questions
12 noon - split the group - half doing lunch, the other half doing the tour of the central plant
1:00 - switch lunch and tour groups

Learn about and tour their facilities, including:
15 MW CHP (GE LM 1600 units - 2)
Waste heat boiler which is also duct fired for more heating capacity
(2) 150,000 lbs/hr steam boilers (dual fueled)
8 chillers (3 steam turbine drive, 5 electric)
CHW storage tank (31 degree water), 40,000 ton hour capacity (2.6 million gallon capacity)
Real Time Electric Pricing employed on campus
Take part in PJM programs (market response, Frequency Regulation, spinning reserve)
Have more microgrid attributes than any college in nation
Can operate in island mode (did that during Sandy)


Future Meetings

April 22, 2021

Indoor Vertical Farming with Second Chances Farm

April 22, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

An important mission with challenging HVAC requirements