Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.59
Liaison Victor Udo
Submission Date Sept. 23, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Bucknell University
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.13 / 4.00 Stephen Durfee
Energy Manager
Facilities
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Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
537008 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:
58.70 MMBtu

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

4 photovoltaic arrays with a total generating capacity of 17.6 kW. 2 are ground mounted, one is pole mounted and the 4th tracks the sun.


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

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

none


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:

none


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:
17060 MMBtu

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

A brief description of the RECs, GOs and/or similar renewable energy products, including contract time frames 4,500 national wind RECs, 3degrees, Cimarron Wind Energy (KS), Green-e. 5,000 purchased for calendar year 2018, 4,000 in CY 2019 & 2020.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Electricity use, by source (percentage of total, 0-100):
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0.03
Coal 4.23
Geothermal 0
Hydro 0.15
Natural gas 90.21
Nuclear 4.85
Solar photovoltaic 0.03
Wind 0.36
Other (please specify and explain below) 0.15

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

Oil, solid waste, recovered methane from grid purchases


Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 0
Electricity 2
Fuel oil 1.70
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 96.30
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:

Electric heat pumps and simple electric resistance heat.


Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:
3.19

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