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Beam Power Plant (002)

Robert M. Beam Power Plant

Current Use:
Power distribution facility, steam and cooling production.
The power plant building includes two 4 mega-watt gas turbines that can provide the entire campus with electricity and steam for heating. It is located on Stadium Dr.

Facility Information

Directions:
Power Plant is on the southwest side of Stadium Dr. Turn east into unmarked drive, located just before the railroad tracks cross Stadium Dr.
Latitude/Longitude:
N42.280857,W85.60692
Parking:
Visitor -
Student -
Employee - Parking Lot 101
Building  Coordinator:
George Jarvis, Power Plant
george.jarvis@wmich.edu
387-8548

Space Usage and Historical Information

Beam Power Plant was purchased in 1994 and was originally constructed in 1925. It has approximately 49,001 square foot on 5 floors.
Current Use:
Power distribution facility, steam and cooling production.
Dedication:
Power distribution facility; steam and cooling production.
Original Use:
Power Plant