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Veteran’s Administration Medical Center

February 2, 2017

The VA Battle Creek built a wood chip fueled high pressure steam boiler to turn a turbine a produce about 2 mW of electricity. Excess steam is used for heat, reducing natural consumption by about 60 percent. The facility has about 35 buildings, about a million square feet, located on a 206 acre campus. The CHP system was commissioned in 2015.

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Bill Cook

Bill Cook
(906) 786-1575
cookwi@msu.edu

Bill Cook

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