Missouri S&T geothermal system exceeds first-year goals

Geothermal energy savings at Missouri S&TAs the first year of operation closes for Missouri University of Science and Technology’s geothermal energy system, university officials announce that the system has exceeded its projected campus impact.

Missouri S&T’s geothermal energy system, which allows energy to be stored in and reclaimed from well fields located throughout the campus, provides heating and cooling to 17 buildings on campus and chilled water to the majority of campus buildings. It consists of four separate plants that distribute energy from the system to different parts of campus. [Read more…]

S&T to celebrate geothermal system completion

McNutt Hall geothermal energy plant

McNutt Hall

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of its geothermal energy system on Thursday, Nov. 6. The project, which began more than four years ago, is one of the most comprehensive projects of its kind ever undertaken by a college or university. [Read more…]

Geothermal event rescheduled

Missouri University of Science and Technology has rescheduled its ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of its geothermal energy system. The event, originally scheduled for Oct. 7, will be rescheduled at a later date to be determined. Campus Sustainability Day will also be rescheduled.

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Power plant goes quiet as campus moves to geothermal energy

The coal-fired power plant at Missouri S&T has served the campus for nearly seven decades.

The coal-fired power plant at Missouri S&T has served the campus for nearly seven decades.

A World War II-era power plant that has provided energy to much of the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus for nearly seven decades is powering down as the university makes the transition to a geothermal energy system. [Read more…]

State Street to close on S&T campus

A portion of State Street on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus will close Monday, Aug. 19, due to construction on the campus’s geothermal energy project. During construction, traffic to the Havener Center will be redirected. [Read more…]

Innovative sustainability leads to Climate Leadership Award

2013_CLA_badge_smallAn innovative approach to “recycling” homes built for past Solar Decathlons and turning them into sustainable student and faculty housing, combined with a geothermal project that will cut campus energy use in half, helped Missouri University of Science and Technology win a 2013 Climate Leadership Award.

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Help S&T win Climate Leadership Awards video contest

Missouri University of Science and Technology will be recognized in two venues this month as one of 20 colleges and universities nationwide that exemplify the mission of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) to promote education, research and community involvement on sustainability issues.

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