Electric boilers

Electric boilers are a proven, readily available technology that use electricity to turn water into high-pressure steam.
mock up of industrial-scale electric boiler

Electrifying district energy

Vicinity will utilize wholesale carbon-free power from the grid and import it to our facilities through a co-located electric substation to power our electric boilers to produce eSteam™.  

Delivering carbon-free eSteam™

Our first 42MW electric boiler was installed at our Cambridge, MA, facility in 2024, with our Philadelphia location closely following. 

We will start delivering eSteam™ to our Boston and Cambridge customers in 2024.

The benefits of electric boilers

The benefits of implementing electric boilers at Vicinity Energy’s central facilities are numerous, and include:

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