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UT Austin

Year Submitted: 2010

Process: Boilers

Industry: Educational Institution

Wastes Reduced: NOx, CO2

Location: Austin TX

No. of employees: 180

Contact: Juan M. Ontiveros, P.E.

Phone: 512-232-4191



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  • Comments: Based on a conservative projected campus load growth, assuming $6/mmbtu for future purchased natural gas it appears that the entire investment of about $143 million will be paid off in about 2021. This is very good considering that the equipment has a useful life of about 40 years.

Details of Reductions

  • Natural Gas
    Comments: For the time period, 1996 through 2010, the cumulative fuel savings due to efficiency gains have totaled over $40 million.
  • 1,107.1 - ton of   NOx
    Comments: Based on a baseline total volume released in 2006, the total volume of NOx released in 2007 was 807.1 Tons less. The projects listed below are projected to reduce NOx released by another 300 Tons because GT 6 was demolished and replaced with a new LM 2500+G4, GE turbine and the operating hours for the Westinghouse 251 B10 are being reduced and replaced by hours on the GE turbine.
  • 2,400,000.0 - ton of   CO2

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