Aegis: Aberdeen Proving Ground to build $40 million cogeneration electric power, steam plant

Aberdeen Proving Ground officials broke ground Wednesday for a cogeneration power that is expected to provide 80 percent of energy needs for the installation’s Edgewood Area.

The Combined Heat and Power Plant, or CHP, will produce both steam and electricity. The plant’s steam output is expected to replace steam currently produced by a waste-to-energy facility owned by Harford County government that is due to be decommissioned next March.

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