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21Sep2014

Utah An Der Ruhr -- Department of Art + Design

This exhibit showcases works of art from the Germany…

21Sep2014

Museum + Music: 'The Music of Dane Rudhyar'

Museum + Music: 'The Music of Dane Rudhyar.' Featuring…

22Sep2014

Enchanted Modernities - Mysticism, Landscape & the American West

Caine College of the Arts and the Leverhulme Trust…

23Sep2014

Exhibitions - 'Black Mountain College' and 'Relational Forms'

Black Mountain College: Shaping Craft + Design. This…

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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.