London’s Imperial College plans £32m in savings

Kensington-based Imperial College in London is projecting savings of £32m thanks to the installation of two combined heat and power plants at the site.

The 4.5 MW engines will be set up in the university’s new energy centre and are expected to cut energy costs significantly.
Imperial College London
Mike Cooke, Regional Director for CHP developer, Vital Energi said: “Imperial College London had a clear vision that they wanted to reduce their carbon emissions and save energy costs and we are delighted to have worked in partnership with them to realise these ambitions.

“The College has made a significant investment in this project but they will now receive guaranteed savings of £32 million and carbon reductions of 100,000 tonnes over the next 10 years.”

Vital Energi has guaranteed all savings under an energy performance contract.

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