The Central Power Plant (CPP) generates and processes four main services to the University of Michigan Central and Medical Campuses. The CPP team operates and maintains the facility to ensure we are compliant with the federal, state and local Environmental and Safety regulations. They are a proactive team who strive for continuous improvement by applying the Facilities and Operations principles of being Respectful, Collaborative, Solutions-Based and Proactive.
The Central Power Plant has served the campus in various forms since its construction. In its current form the CPP is a combined cycle cogeneration power plant which includes seven steam boilers that provide steam and electric generation.