• Heating plant renovation ushers in greener era

    Three of the plant's boilers were purchased secondhand in the late 1950s from Detroit's American Motors automobile factory. The boilers will be upgraded and the plant's primary fuel will shift from West Virginia coal to biomass and natural gas during the next three years as part of a $251 million state-funded retrofitting.Learn More

  • Charter Street Heating Plant Conversion - The Wisconsin

    This project intends to replace the existing coal boilers at the Charter Street Heating Plant with natural gas and biomass fuel. A new 350,000 lb/hr boiler capable of burning 100 percent biomass will be installed as well as two new gas fired boilers to replace the coal burning units. The fuel handling system will also be re-configured to handle Learn More

  • (PDF) Different heating systems for single family house

    The aim of this paper is to evaluate energy and economic analysis for different heating systems. Several homeheating were compared: Option 1 (biomass combustion boiler using pellet as a …Learn More

  • Plenty of biomass for Wisconsin plant | Biomassmagazine.com

    Serving the entire state of Wisconsin, Sustainable Heating Solutions LLC provides design, consulting, sales and service for your hydronic heating needs. We focus on efficient biomass burning, solar thermal and wood boiler systems. Installing wood boilers since 2008 and solar heating systems since 2003, SHS has the experience to design and service the system that will …Learn More

  • Boldt, U.K. firm to build UW biomass plant - Milwaukee

    Jun 21, 2010 · The Boldt Co. of Appleton is expected to team with a U.K. engineering and project management firm to install a biomass boiler at the Charter Street heating plant on the University of Wisconsin Learn More

  • Walker announces Charter Street plant will convert to

    Jan 23, 2011 · Having biofuel capacity, Fish said, would inevitably lead to a biomass industry in Wisconsin, because new jobs would be created to bring biomass products to the plant for burning. The biomass boilers burn wood chips and pellets, switchgrass and corn stock to create the energy required for heating and cooling over 300 buildings on the UW campus.Learn More

  • $188 Million Boiler Replacement Project Keeps University

    Nov 12, 2014 · During the fall of 2010, work started on a $250 million dollar upgrade to convert the university's coal-powered Charter Street heating plant into a natural gas and biomass plant. Replacing the existing boilers was a significant part of the project. But the project scope changed in 2011 when the biomass portion of the project became a budget Learn More

  • Minutes Capital Planning and Budget Committee - Wisconsin

    Plant boiler capacity will be increased from 800,000 lbs/hr to 1,100,000 lbs/hr. Coal boilers 1 through 4 (500,000 lbs/hr) will be retired and gas/oil boiler #5 (300,000 lbs/hr) will be retained. Two new gas/oil boilers #6 and # 7 (225,000 lbs/hr each) and one new biomass boiler #8 (350,000 lbs/hr) will be installed.Learn More

  • Minutes Capital Planning and Budget Committee - Wisconsin

    Plant boiler capacity will be increased from 800,000 lbs/hr to 1,100,000 lbs/hr. Coal boilers 1 through 4 (500,000 lbs/hr) will be retired and gas/oil boiler #5 (300,000 lbs/hr) will be retained. Two new gas/oil boilers #6 and # 7 (225,000 lbs/hr each) and one new biomass boiler #8 (350,000 lbs/hr) will be installed.Learn More

  • Report to the Plan Commission - City of Madison

    natural gas-fired boiler addition at the University of Wisconsin's Charter Street heating Plant. Applicable Regulations & Standards: Section 28.12(9) provides the process for zoning map amendments; Section 28.07(6) of the Zoning Ordinance provides the requirements and framework for Planned Unit Developments.Learn More

  • University of Wisconsin breaks ground on $250M upgrade to

    Oct 25, 2010 · John Harrod, director of the UW-Madison physical plant, said the new gas boilers will be on-line by next fall while the biomass boiler will be in place by winter of 2012 or the beginning of 2013. That means the Charter Street plant's coal pile …Learn More

  • Linking Nutrient Reduction Practices with Biomass Energy

    This operation has 45 heating units, some forced air and some boiler units. Full conversion to prairie biomass heat would require approximately 440 acres of prairie. For this facility, conversion could be done in stages by replacing a few heating units at a time as prairie is planted in the region to supply biomass feedstock for the heaters.Learn More

  • Walker Officially Stops UW Biomass Boiler Project

    Jan 21, 2011 · Walker Officially Stops UW Biomass Boiler Project Wisconsin Ag Connection - 01/21/2011 As expected, Governor Scott Walker killed plans this week to convert the boiler equipment at the Charter Street Heating Plant on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus to run on natural fuels such as wood chips and paper pellets.Learn More

  • Charter Street Heating Plant keeps campus comfortable

    Feb 06, 2014 · The Charter Street Heating Plant is responsible for keeping the 65,000 people who work and study on campus in more than 300 buildings comfortable. That's roughly the population of Janesville, Wis. This is a view of one of a gas-fired boiler at the Charter Street Heating Plant. Most people probably don't think much about it, but over the Learn More

  • (PDF) Different heating systems for single family house

    The aim of this paper is to evaluate energy and economic analysis for different heating systems. Several homeheating were compared: Option 1 (biomass combustion boiler using pellet as a …Learn More

  • $188 Million Boiler Replacement Project Keeps University

    Nov 12, 2014 · During the fall of 2010, work started on a $250 million dollar upgrade to convert the university's coal-powered Charter Street heating plant into a natural gas and biomass plant. Replacing the existing boilers was a significant part of the project. But the project scope changed in 2011 when the biomass portion of the project became a budget Learn More

  • Large-size Commercial and Industrial Wood Energy Case

    The biomass boiler uses clean organic wood fuel sources, such as milling or forest residues. These woody biomass products are sourced locally and have no paints, glues or treatments on the wood. The wood product is fed into the system, where it is burned and heats water to create steam used throughout the La Crosse Campus.Learn More

  • Minutes Capital Planning and Budget Committee - Wisconsin

    use agreement with the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. No costs are heating plants in Madison, Wisconsin. Independent of the study, the state decided to phase out the use of coal at the CSHP and to the facility as construction of a new 350,000 lbs/hour biomass boiler at the CSHP.Learn More

  • Renewable Energy | wisconsinacademy.org

    Biomass for Heat & Cogeneration. Using grasses, trees, crop residues, and logging and sawmill wastes (typically called biomass in this context) as a direct fuel for heating buildings and firing boilers for electrical generation has so far received a modest reception in Wisconsin, which is surprising given the large Wisconsin bio-mass resource.Learn More

  • Case Studies - University of Wisconsin–Madison

    The biomass boiler represents 38% of Gundersen's energy independence goal. The boilers create steam that is used to heat buildings in the winter and is used in the laundry and kitchen, as well as to dehumidify the air and sanitize medical equipment.Learn More