District Energy in Grand Rapids


District Energy in Grand Rapids

The scope

In Grand Rapids, Veolia's district energy network serves approximately 130 customers in the central business district with centrally-produced steam.

The customers


  • Hospitals
  • College campuses
  • Sports arena and exhibition center 
  • Prestigious office buildings and retail store fronts
  • City, State and County government facilities
  • Private apartment buildings
  • Arts and culture centers

Production capacity


  • 450,000 pounds per hour of steam
  • 4 industrial boilers
  • 7-miles steam pipe distribution network