Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.73
Liaison Lindsey Lyons
Submission Date April 30, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Dickinson College
OP-8: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.79 / 7.00 Kristen Williams
Financial Analyst
Facilities Management
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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 :
260.40 MMBtu

Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated:
762 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:
61,416 MMBtu

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

Total energy consumed during the performance year :
145,441 MMBtu

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

http://www.dickinson.edu/about/sustainability/content/Energy/

Solar panels are installed on three buildings on-campus, located at the library, an academic building, and at our Center for Sustainable Living. Additionally, most of the electricity needed for our farm operations is generated by grid-tie pv panels. For more information, please visit the website above.


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

The Dickinson College Biodiesel Project is a student-run initiative that uses waste vegetable oil from area restaurants to produce a clean-burning, energy-efficient fuel.


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, including contract timeframes:

Entered into three year contract in fall 2009 to purchase18,000,000 recs annually , the amount required to offset 100% of annually electric consumption


A brief description of cogeneration technologies deployed:
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The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:

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