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    Haymarket District Energy Plant Tour

    September 13, 2017
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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    Pinnacle Bank Arena - Haymarket Room
    400 Pinnacle Arena Drive
    Lincoln, NE 68508
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    • Wear comfortable, close toed shoes. 
    • Park in the Premium garage behind the Pinnacle Arena.

    Commissioned in September 2013, this $18.5 million plant provides heating and cooling thermal service to 845,500 square feet of space in the newly developed West Haymarket district, which includes the Pinnacle Bank Arena (home of the Nebraska basketball teams), retail, apartments/condominiums, hotel and office space. 

    District Energy Corporation (DEC) meets the heating and cooling needs of its customers with district heating and cooling systems. It comprises four thermal energy plants in Lincoln, Neb.: one adjacent to the Lancaster County Adult Detention Facility (located at SW 40th & O Street), one at 14th and K streets, one at 9th and K streets, and the West Haymarket plant at Arena and P streets.

     

    Scott Benson - Manager of Resource and Transmission Planning - LES

    Scott has been Manager of Resource and Transmission Planning at Lincoln Electric System, since 2012. His area’s primary responsibilities consist of planning for the utility’s future resource needs, including acquiring and administering renewable energy power purchase agreements, and planning transmission system upgrades and additions to serve those resources and the LES service area.

    Prior to his current position, Scott spent 17 years at LES in the projects engineering department managing multiple corporate initiatives as well as construction and improvement projects at LES’ local generating facilities.  

    Scott graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, followed by a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the same institution in 1996.

     

    Eric Ruskamp - Manager of Regulatory Compliance - Lincoln Electric System 

    Eric has been Manager of Regulatory Compliance at Lincoln Electric System since 2010. His department’s primary responsibility is to ensure that LES meets the compliance obligations of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, or NERC, Reliability Standards. In order to fulfill this responsibility Eric’s department works directly with 40 LES subject matter experts to develop comments on the standards in development, create implementation plans for the newly approved standards, and demonstrate compliance on the enforceable standards through periodic data submittals, documentation reviews and onsite audits. 

    Prior to his current position, Eric spent 5 years as an engineer in the LES System Energy Management Department where he assisted in the analysis of power purchase contracts and natural gas contracts in addition to providing oversight of NERC compliance activities  

    Eric graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, followed by a Master of Business Administration degree from Concordia University-Nebraska in 2015.

    Tickets

    $15.00 Member
    $20.00 after 07:00 am September 13

    $25.00 Non-Member
    $30.00 after 07:00 am September 13