Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.16
Liaison Kylee Singh
Submission Date Sept. 19, 2019
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STARS v2.1

California Polytechnic State University
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.36 / 4.00 Eric Veium
Energy & Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management & Development
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Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
370552 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:
33730 MMBtu

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

In 2018, Cal Poly completed construction of the 4.5MW Goldtree Solar Farm. This farm provides 22% of the campus' annual electricity use from an on-campus solar pv system. Additionally, there are three roof-mounted solar pv projects ranging in size from 135 kW to 5 and 2.4kW.


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

A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:
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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:
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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:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Electricity use, by source (percentage of total, 0-100):
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 4
Coal 0
Geothermal 5
Hydro 21
Natural gas 20
Nuclear 27
Solar photovoltaic 13
Wind 8
Other (please specify and explain below) 2

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

Unspecified system power (primarily nat gas)


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

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:
9.10

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