University - Gas CHP
The Central Boiler House (CBH) at a museum in Kensington a long operational history going back to the 1880’s. Originally a coal-fired installation it until recent times provided the core heating for the museum as well as a number of surrounding buildings.
The Energy Centre houses one CHP 1.4MWe engine, a 100,000 litre thermal storage, two 9MW back-up/peak load gas boilers, High Voltage/Low Voltage switch-rooms and associated plant. The CHP engine will provide heat and hot water via a district heating network which involved approximately 4km of pipe connecting 13 sites and generating electricity for 14 buildings.