Smart Planet: Building a power plant under Greenwich Village (video)

Summary:The new plant is almost 90% efficient, and will save NYU up to $8 million a year on utility bills.

When New York University set out to build a co-gen power plant in the heart of New York City, it was a big engineering challenge. But it was worth the work: the new plant is almost 90% efficient, and will save the school up to $8 million a year on utility bills.

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