Resource Planning for a Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engine (RICE) Project.
This presentation will look at the process to identify resource needs and the ultimate selection of a 46 MW RICE facility. Topics covered will be EPA and economic factors forcing the retirement of a facility, EPC open-book process, MISO interconnection, community involvement, air permitting, lessons learned, and technical plant information.
Date and Time
- Date: 16 April 2018
- Time: 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
- All times are US/Central
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- 321 3rd Ave SW
- Rochester, Minnesota
- United States 55902
- Building: Medical Sciences Bldg (east side, north door)
- Room Number: Mann Hall
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Steve Kerchberger, Treasurer, IEEE Region 4
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Mr. Sutton served in the United States Marine Corps from 1995 to 2001. After his military service, he was a Senior Plant Operator for Air Products and Chemicals in Southern California, which is a steam methane reforming hydrogen production facility with cogeneration.
He started at Rochester Public Utilities as a system operator and work his way up into the role of Chief System Operator. In 2009, Sutton was tasked with starting a new department at RPU, managing MISO (Mid-continent Independent System Operators) market activities. He currently serves on the RPU Executive team as the Director of Power Resources.
Mr. Sutton has a BA in Business Management and is a NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation) RC Certified Operator.
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Networking at 6:30 PM with pizza/refreshments and lecture at 7:00 PM.