Overall Rating Reporter - expired
Overall Score
Liaison Keisha Payson
Submission Date Nov. 22, 2011
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Bowdoin College
OP-8: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Spencer Eusden
Sustainable Bowdoin Assistant
Sustainable Bowdoin
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Option 1: 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 :
0 MMBtu

Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated:
298.40 MMBtu

Option 3: 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 :
0 MMBtu

Option 4: Total RECs and other similar renewable energy products that the institution purchased during the performance year that are Green-e certified or meet the Green-e standard's technical requirements and are third party verified:
1.94 MMBtu

Option 5: Total electricity generated with co-generation technology using non-renewable fuel sources :
0 MMBtu

Total energy consumed during the performance year :
218,199.30 MMBtu

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

Thorne Hall has a solar hot-heater produces 283 MMBtu per year and another hot water heater in the Schwartz Outdoor Leadership Center.


A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:
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A brief description of RECs or other similar renewable energy products purchased during the previous year:

The REC's are purchased from the Mars Hill Wind Farm.


A brief description of co-generation technologies deployed:

Electrical cogeneration capabilities has been installed in Bowdoin's steam plant. It is expected to produce 1.65 million kilowatt hours annually and come online in December of 2011.


The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:
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