Georgia Institute of Technology Holland Plant Standby Propane System

Conversion of Holland Steam Plant from #6 heating oil to mixed propane standby system.

  • Removal of 1950’s underground tanks and pump house with 250,000-gallon total capacity.
  • Six new underground propane storage tanks totaling 175,000 gallons based on limited footprint within downtown campus.
  • Extensive shoring of tank excavation and re-profiling of adjacent road.
  • Fail-safe backup for natural gas with propane/air mixer.
  • Aggressive 16-week construction window during summer school break.
  • Remotely-operated nitrogen controls monitored by plant DDC.
  • Upgrade for 110,000 #/hr low Nox steam boiler.
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