District Energy Corp Southwest 40th Thermal Energy Facility

Lincoln, NE

  • Feasibility study proved geothermal heating and cooling system, which received a $5 million ARRA grant from the Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Program.
  • $16 million, 270,000 sf facility, with 25,000 sf central plant
  • 25 nominal 70‑ton water‑to‑water heat pumps for peak cooling load of 858 tons and peak heating load of 6,000 MBh
  • 667-bore geothermal well field
  • Three 2 MW emergency generators
  • Expandable system design according to availability of resources
  • Engineering Excellence Merit Award Winner, ACEC Nebraska, 2013