Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.51
Liaison Jennifer Lamy
Submission Date July 14, 2022

STARS v2.2

Emerson College
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.89 / 4.00 Duncan Pollock
AVP Campus Services
Campus Services
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Total energy consumption, performance year:
118,007.61 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:

N/A


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

N/A


Clean and renewable thermal energy (report MMBtu):
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:
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A brief description of the certified/verified sources of clean and renewable thermal energy:

Emerson College purchases "clean steam", generated via Combined Heat and Power, from Vicinity Energy. The steam is produced at the Kendall Cogeneration Plant. Vicinity attributes the emissions associated with the CHP process to the electricity generated and deems the steam emissions-free.


Unbundled renewable energy products (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Purchased RECs, GOs, I-RECs or equivalent unbundled renewable energy products certified by a third party 25,000,000 Kilowatt-hours 85,300 MMBtu

A brief description of the unbundled renewable energy products:

Emerson purchases 25M kWh annually of wind credits from Schneider Electric. The current contract runs from 2022 to 2025.


Total clean and renewable energy generated or purchased:
85,300 MMBtu

Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:
72.28

Website URL where information about the institution’s support for clean and renewable energy is available:
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Electricity use, by source (percentage of total, 0-100):
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 0
Geothermal 0
Hydro 0
Natural gas 0
Nuclear 0
Solar photovoltaic 0
Wind 0
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

A brief description of other sources of electricity not specified above:
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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 0
Natural gas 0
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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