Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.00
Liaison Kathy Johnson
Submission Date April 21, 2020

STARS v2.2

Black Hills State University
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.17 / 4.00 Deborah Liddick
AD of Facilities Services and Sustainability
Facilities Services
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Total energy consumption, performance year:
64,945.33 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) 788,400 Kilowatt-hours 2,690.02 MMBtu

A brief description of the certified/verified sources of clean and renewable electricity:

Even though 63% of BHSU's total kWh is from hydro power, we can not take credit because it is not actively supporting the development and use of clean and renewable energy.


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

934 KW rooftop solar array, 1.8 kW Skystream wind turbine.


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 0 Kilowatt-hours 0 MMBtu

A brief description of the unbundled renewable energy products:
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Total clean and renewable energy generated or purchased:
2,690.02 MMBtu

Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:
4.14

Website URL where information about the institution’s support for clean and renewable energy is available:
Electricity use, by source (percentage of total, 0-100):
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 30
Geothermal 0
Hydro 63
Natural gas 0
Nuclear 0
Solar photovoltaic 7
Wind 0
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

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

N/A


Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 0
Electricity 0
Fuel oil 0.01
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 99.90
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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