Pella East Interchange Lift Station

Pella, IA
Nightime shot of the University of Iowa Children's Hospital

The Centralized Emergency Power Generator Facility is located at the University of Iowa’s Stead Family Children’s Hospital.

It is a large-scale generation facility.

This facility houses three 2-megawatt generators that supply emergency backup power to the hospital.

Each generator weighs 40,000 pounds. The generators distribute power throughout the hospital.

They can do this from over 1 mile away.

After a power outage occurs the power will be restored within 10 seconds.