Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.75
Liaison Victor Udo
Submission Date Nov. 18, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bucknell University
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.02 / 4.00 James Knight
Director of Energy and Utilities
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total energy consumption, performance year:
517,988.07 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:

On October 6 2022, Bucknell commissioned a 1.76MW Solar farm - see story below


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

Four photovoltaic arrays with a total generating capacity of 17.6 kW. two are ground mounted, two are pole mounted, one of which is a tracking array. The tracking array is currently out of service.

Clean and renewable thermal energy (report 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:


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


Unbundled renewable energy products (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Purchased RECs, GOs, I-RECs or equivalent unbundled renewable energy products certified by a third party 777,000 Kilowatt-hours 2,651.12 MMBtu

A brief description of the unbundled renewable energy products:

Green-e National wind RECs purchased through 3Degrees.

Total clean and renewable energy generated or purchased:
2,651.12 MMBtu

Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:

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 0.04
Coal 1.01
Geothermal 0
Hydro 0.14
Natural gas 94.18
Nuclear 4.25
Solar photovoltaic 0.08
Wind 0.13
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

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 14.20
Fuel oil 0.95
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 84.60
Other (please specify and explain below) 0.35

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


Additional documentation to support the submission:

Please note and ignore rounding errors. Thanks.

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