Central Power Plant

  1. July 16, 2021

    Central Power Plant expansion cleaning, testing begins July 19

    Central Power Plant personnel and contractors will begin cleaning and testing new equipment starting July 19. The process is expected to last up to two weeks, and may generate temporary noise and visible steam at the ground level.

  2. November 2, 2020

    Central Power Plant staffer uses napkins as his art canvas

    For the past four decades, Gary Bohas has been drawing napkin portraits of the celebrities he meets and strangers he sees and has collected more than 4,000 of these drawings.

  3. December 5, 2019

    Regents Roundup — December 2019

    Other items approved by the Board of Regents.

  4. December 2, 2019

    Carbon panel exploring methane leakage, indirect emissions

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality is pushing ahead with efforts on methane leakage, indirect carbon emissions and other initiatives in its ongoing effort to guide U-M toward carbon neutrality.

  5. April 9, 2019

    Schlissel discusses complexity of carbon neutrality goals

    President Mark Schlissel answered questions and listened to community members’ concerns Tuesday regarding the university’s effort to achieve carbon neutrality.

  6. March 28, 2019

    President reaffirms U-M commitment to achieving carbon neutrality

    President Mark Schlissel has reaffirmed the university’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality and thanked the U-M community for its longstanding support of sustainability.

  7. October 18, 2018

    Central Power Plant project moves ahead, expected to reduce emissions

    Plans are moving forward for the expansion at the Central Power Plant to make room for new equipment that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly on campus.

  8. March 16, 2017

    Central Power Plant expansion expected to reduce emissions

    A new Central Power Plant combustion turbine is expected to cut greenhouse gas emissions by an estimated 100,000 tons per year — halfway toward U-M’s 2025 sustainability goal.

  9. February 16, 2017

    Central Power Plant to receive upgrade

    The Central Power Plant that heats and powers mostCentral and Medical campus buildings will receive equipment upgrades focused on increasing reliability and safety.