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    Manager

    Reid Olsen
    Phone: (435) 797-7025
    reid.olsen@usu.edu
    Central Energy Plant (CEP) 114A

    6600 Old Main Hill
    Logan, UT 84322-6600

    Central Energy Plant (CEP)

    The Central Energy Plant has two crews, the first which maintains our utility infrastructure that includes:

    • Steam distribution piping
    • Chilled water distribution piping
    • Utilitiy Tunnels
    • Electrical Substations
    • Electrical distribution system
    • Hydro Generator at First Dam

    The second crew maintains and operates the central energy plant 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

    The plant includes the following:

    • Three Babcock and Wilcox boilers that were installed in 2002 with a capacity of producing a total of 220,000 lbs/hr of steam to heat the campus.
    • Three York chillers with the capacity to produce a total of 4500 tons of cooling.
    • One Solar gas turbine generator unit with a heat recovery with capacity to produce 4.5 Megawatts of electrical power and up to 50,000 lbs/hr of steam from the heat recovery unit.  This unit can be use for base load cogeneration or peak power production.