29 Apr '15, 3pm

8.4-MW Cogeneration Plant to Power Los Angeles International Airport

8.4-MW Cogeneration Plant to Power Los Angeles International Airport

The new facility will be 25 percent more efficient than the previous 50-year-old CUP and an 8.4-MW cogeneration plant consisting of gas-turbine-driven generators to provide electricity and the “waste” heat will be reused for heating and to power additional steam-driven chillers. The plant will be vital for LA ’s airport, which holds the claim for "the world's busiest origin and destination (O&D) airport," meaning it had the most non-connecting passengers, and the third busiest in the world by aircraft movements. The CUP consists of three main architectural elements: a four-story building that contains the plant and staff offices, an above-ground cylindrical 1.5 million gallon thermal energy storage tank that rises nearly four stories, and a maintenance facility with workshops on the ground floor and cooling towers above. The new facility will also comprise 20,000 tons of c...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2015...

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