Central Utility Plant - Ft. Detrick, MD
Chevron Energy Solutions and Keenan Development announced the commer- cial operation of a $100 million central utility plant to provide chilled water, continuous steam, electricity and standby emergency power to reliably meet the needs of the National Interagency Biodefense Campus laboratory and bio- defense research work at Ft. Detrick in Frederick, MD. This plant is the first energy project established through the Department of Defense's enhanced-use lease authority, which allows private companies to develop non-essential military property for commercial use. Chevron Energy Solutions, who operates the facility, designed and built the plant. Keenan Development owns the plant and leases the land from Ft. Detrick. "This plant will help ensure continued progress in biomedical research and other critical defense work at Ft. Detrick,"

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