Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.65
Liaison Leslie Raucher
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Barnard College
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.53 / 4.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total energy consumption, performance year:
111,560.61 MMBtu

Clean and renewable electricity (report kilowatt-hours):
kWh MMBtu
Imported electricity from certified/verified clean and renewable sources (i.e., bundled green power purchases) 0 Kilowatt-hours 0 MMBtu
Electricity from on-site, clean and renewable sources (rights retained/retired) 0 Kilowatt-hours 0 MMBtu

A brief description of the certified/verified sources of clean and renewable electricity:
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A brief description of the on-site renewable electricity generating facilities/devices:
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Clean and renewable thermal energy (report MMBtu):
MMBtu
Clean and renewable stationary fuels used on-site to generate thermal energy 0 MMBtu
Imported steam, hot water, and/or chilled water from certified/verified clean and renewable sources 0 MMBtu

A brief description of the clean and renewable stationary fuels:
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A brief description of the certified/verified sources of clean and renewable thermal energy:
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Unbundled renewable energy products (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Purchased RECs, GOs, I-RECs or equivalent unbundled renewable energy products certified by a third party 4,356,000 Kilowatt-hours 14,862.67 MMBtu

A brief description of the unbundled renewable energy products:

Green-e Certified RECs produced by wind energy electric generation facilities located in North America.
Term. The Term of this agreement shall be a period of 24 months, commencing on March '17, and expiring on Feb '19.
RECs Term Extension: Barnard has doubled its purchase of Green-e certificate clean source RECs for reporting years 2019-2021 at 8,900 MWh annually.


Total clean and renewable energy generated or purchased:
14,862.67 MMBtu

Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:
13.32

Website URL where information about the institution’s support for clean and renewable energy is available:
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Electricity use, by source (percentage of total, 0-100):
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0.90
Coal ---
Geothermal ---
Hydro ---
Natural gas 64.60
Nuclear 34.10
Solar photovoltaic ---
Wind ---
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

A brief description of other sources of electricity not specified above:

Oil - 0.4%


Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass ---
Coal ---
Electricity ---
Fuel oil 2.80
Geothermal ---
Natural gas 97.20
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Luthin Associates reviewed the contract between Barnard College and Renewable Choice Energy to confirm the REC purchase for the performance year.

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