Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.95
Liaison Joan Pauly
Submission Date June 14, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Berea College
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
0.06 / 4.00 Joan Pauly
Sustainability Coordinator
Operations & Sustainability
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Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
20,117.14 MMBtu

Total clean and renewable electricity generated on site during the performance year and for which the institution retains or has retired the associated environmental attributes:
301.24 MMBtu

A brief description of on-site renewable electricity generating devices :

Solar Panel install on the roof of Stephenson Hall, 1mW demonstration solar PV on Alumni Building.

Deep Green Residence Hall has a 114 photovoltaic array that generates enough electricity to meet over 15% of the building's energy needs.


Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site, performance year:
2.73 MMBtu

A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:

four solar hot water heating systems at Eco-village.


Total clean and renewable electricity generated by off-site projects that the institution catalyzed and for which the institution retains or has retired the associated environmental attributes, performance year:
0 MMBtu

A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:

Berea Municipal Utilities has a solar array available to the Berea Community for leasing. Berea College is currently leasing two panels.


Total third-party certified RECs, GOs and/or similar renewable energy products (including renewable electricity purchased through a utility-provided certified green power option) purchased during the performance year:
0 MMBtu

A brief description of the RECs, GOs and/or similar renewable energy products, including contract timeframes:

In 2013-2014, Berea College purchased 258 MWh of wind-generated electricity from Native Energy®.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Electricity use, by source (percentage of total, 0-100):
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A brief description of other sources of electricity not specified above:
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Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
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A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:
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Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:
1.51

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