Tour of Abbott Power Plant - University of Illinois

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Abbott Power Plant (APP) provides reliable and environmentally responsible electricity for power and steam for space heating, domestic hot water heating and kitchen use to the majority of buildings on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus. It was built in 1940 (it recently celebrated its 75th birthday!) and can generate 84 MW of electric power and 1,010 klb/hr of steam. Abbott utilizes four technologies that make it unique among plants its age: 1) combined heat and power to optimize energy efficiency, 2) fuel flexibility 3) equipment redundancy, and 4) flue-gas scrubbing to reduce emissions.



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  • 1117 S. Oak St.
  • Champaign, Illinois
  • United States 61820
  • Building: Abbott Power Plant
  • Click here for Map

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  • Nenad Marjanovic, CILS Vice-Chair: 217-840-9328

  • Starts 12 March 2017 12:00 AM
  • Ends 12 April 2017 12:00 PM
  • All times are US/Central
  • No Admission Charge
  • Register


  Speakers

Russ Reynolds of University of Illinois - Facilities & Services

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Tour of Abbott Power Plant

Biography:

Russ Reynolds is the Chief Utility Plant Operating Engineer of Abbott Power Plant.  He has over 41 years of experience in the utility industry where he has held positions such as testing, commissioning, and startup  of nuclear and fossil power plants, engineering, design, construction, and operation of district cooling plants, fossil power plant  engineering, operations, and maintenance.  He received his B.S degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and His MBA from Lewis University.

Address:1117 S. Oak St., , Champaign, United States, 61820

Russ Reynolds of University of Illinois - Facilities & Services

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Tour of Abbott Power Plant

Biography:

Address:Champaign, United States





Agenda

6:00 - 6:15 - Sign-in, socializing

6:15 - 6:30 - Presentation on Abbott Power Plant

6:30 - 7:30 - Plant Tour and wrap-up



Click here for a map of where to park and meet for the tour.