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2012 northcentral bio energy conference mu biomass


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2012 northcentral bio energy conference mu biomass

  1. 1. April 10, 2011 MU Biomass EnergyAdvancing Energy Conservation, Efficiency and Renewables MU Campus Facilities-Energy Management
  2. 2. Steam Building Automation & Electric Commissioning Energy WaterConservation Compressed International District Energy Association Chilled Water Air System of the Year
  3. 3. $7.2 million total annual 42 % reduction Cost-Avoidance in greenhouse • $5.2 million energy gas emissions per square foot • $2.0 million capacity14 % reduction (Capital Avoidance)in energy use persquare foot
  4. 4. 66 MW Generation 950,000 lb/hr Steam25,000 Tons Chilled Water 4 Million gal/day water• Self-sufficient capacity to serve all campus energy needs• Equivalent of serving a city of about 50,000 people• Combined Heat & Power process since 1892
  5. 5. 2010 EPA Energy Star CHP Award Winner!
  6. 6. • Provides local renewable fuel source for MU and helps Missouri’s economy• Lowers emissions including greenhouse gases and supports MU’s sustainability commitment• Supports Mizzou Advantage through research efforts in sustainable energy MU began co-firing biomass in 2006
  7. 7. Bubbling Fluidized Bed Boiler to replace existing coal boiler. Biomass CHP to use 100,000+ tons of biomass annually This project is expected to reduce MU’s coal use by up to 25%.Project DesignerSega CMR Contractor McCarthy . Boiler Supplier B&W
  8. 8. Biomass Handling Construction
  9. 9. Biomass Handling Construction
  10. 10. Boiler Construction
  11. 11. Missouri Biomass SourcesUrban wood wasteMill residuesLogging residuesForest Thinning Agriculture residues Waste papers Bio-fuel waste streams Energy Crops
  12. 12. • Supply Reliability• Biomass Quality• Sustainability• Indexed Pricing• Flexibility• Storage• Preparation• Transportation
  13. 13. • Acceptable Sources and Types• Forest Material Harvest Notifications• Woody Biomass Best Management Practices• Accountability – Third Party Audits
  14. 14. • HARC Center Energy Plantation Demonstration• Managed Forest Thinning – Biomass Harvest• Feasibility of Corn Stover in Missouri• Switchgrass and Short Rotation Willow BioEnergy Trial• Dynamic Modeling of Biomass Supply Chain System• Biomass Co-Firing at Power Plants Survey for USDA• Biomass MO/MS River Corridor Study
  15. 15. Solar Thermal Process Heating Feasibility Study18kw Solar PV Demonstration at Power Plant20kw Wind Turbine DemonstrationExploring Off Campus Energy Procurement
  16. 16. “The cheapest energy is the energy you don’t use in the first place.” — Sheryl Crow, musician and MU alum