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University of Florida

New Central Energy Plant

Gainesville, FL

Located in the northeast corner of the College of Vet Med campus, the new Central Plant is a 20,000 SF building containing electrical power, steam, and chilled water generation assets. The Central Plant includes a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) system consisting of a natural gas-fired reciprocating engine generator coupled with a heat recovery steam generator, a boiler plant for supplemental steam generation, and a chilled water plant. The generated electricity is fed back into the campus electrical grid at Substation 6 using new underground electrical ductbanks. New underground steam and chilled water distribution piping supply the Vet Med campus. New natural gas piping is installed from a Florida Gas Transmission (FGT) pipeline. New natural gas distribution piping is included to serve two existing buildings on the UF campus.


20,000 SF


University of Florida


Siemens Industry, Inc.





Central Energy Plant