Gallery: NYU’s New $125 Million Power Plant is 90% Efficient, Cuts CO2 ...

New York University (NYU) just announced that their brand new super efficient CoGeneration power plant is now fully operational. NYU has been making their own power since the ’70s — the university is one of the largest groups in Manhattan to do so — and were ordered by the city to cut emissions on their power generation. NYU obliged by replacing their 30-year old oil-fired CoGeneration power plant with a $125 million power plant underneath a plaza at 251 Mercer Street. The new plant is 90 percent more effective than their old plant, creates 23 percent less carbon dioxide emissions and will give the university twice the power output.

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