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District Energy System

DES Customers

DES Customer MapCurrently, 41 downtown buildings, occupied by 30,000 office workers and hotel guests, are served by the Metro Nashville DES. About 30 percent of the energy generated by the facility is contracted to State of Tennessee buildings, including the state Capitol; 20 percent is contracted to Metro government buildings, such as the Historic Courthouse and Convention Center; and the remaining 50 percent to privately owned buildings, including office buildings, three hotels, a church, and the historic Ryman Auditorium. At this time, Metro has 3,732 tons of cooling and 27,518 pounds per hour of heating available to sell to new customers.

Newest DES Customers

The new Hyatt Place Nashville and the Music City Center are the two most recent new customers. DES is proud to be part of these exciting projects and looks forward to provide new customers with the best possible service.

Current DES Customers

Private Buildings

Wildhorse Saloon
Hyatt Place Nashville
Bridgestone Arena
Parkway Towers
Regions Bank
Sheraton Hotel
Hermitage Hotel
501 Building
Fifth Third Center
SunTrust Bank Building
Renaissance Tower
Nashville City Center
Saint Mary's Church
Ryman Auditorium
Wildhorse Saloon
Renaissance Nashville Hotel
Wachovia Plaza
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Viridian Tower

State Buildings

Andrew Jackson
James K. Polk
John Sevier
Cordell Hull
Library and Archives
State Capitol
Supreme Court
War Memorial
Tennessee State University
Legislative Plaza
Central Services
Rachel Jackson
Citizens Plaza
Tennessee Tower

Metro Buildings

Music City Center
Metro Courthouse
Criminal Justice Center
Justice A.A. Birch Building
Municipal Auditorium
Ben West Building
Convention Center
Gaylord Entertainment Center
L. P. Field
Hume-Fogg Academic School
Metro Public Library