Princeton University

School of Engineering & Applied Science

Buying energy for the Princeton campus

Speaker: 
Thomas A. Nyquist, Executive Director, Engineering and Campus Energy, Engineering and Construction
Location: 
Friend Center, 109
Date/Time: 
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 7:30pm

Outline.

1. How we used to purchase power and our plant operations when we operated using the old PSEG tariff.

2. The new PJM electric market and how we changed our operations to adapt to the new economic structure.

3. Why we changed the design of our new chilled water plant in response to the new PJM rates.

4. Explain new Federal Energy Regulatory Commission orders; our response to them; and the economic benefits.

5. Finally, the CO2 benefits of cogeneration, and potential operational changes to reduce CO2 emissions.