Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.93
Liaison Christina Erickson
Submission Date May 9, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Champlain College
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.29 / 4.00 Tom Bonnette
Director
Physical Plant
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Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
44658.55 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:
147.91 MMBtu

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

Solar Panels at the Miller Center:
The system is net-metered system of 40,768 w, and has 182 PV modules, with an estimated energy production of 44,880 kWh per year.

According to our utility company, Burlington Electric Company, in FY2018, the Lakeside PV system generated 43,383 KwH which equals 147.91 MMBtus

More information is available here:
http://www.champlain.edu/Documents/Sustain-Champlain/LakesideSolarInfoSheet.pdf


Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site, performance year:
3054.84 MMBtu

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

Geothermal Systems - There is geothermal heating and cooling for Perry, Juniper, Valcour, Butler, Whiting & CCM
www.champlain.edu/geothermal


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 36
Coal 0
Geothermal 0
Hydro 35.80
Natural gas 0
Nuclear 0
Solar photovoltaic 0.30
Wind 27.90
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

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

Burlington Electric Department is the source for all of our purchased electricity and is 100% renewable, however RECs for much of these holdings have been sold. https://www.burlingtonelectric.com/our-energy


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
Geothermal 26
Natural gas 74
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:
7.17

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