|Submission Date||June 12, 2016|
Frostburg State University
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy
|0.35 / 4.00||
Safety and Sustainability Coordinator
Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
Clean and renewable energy from the following sources::
|Option 1: Clean and renewable electricity generated on-site during the performance year and for which the institution retains or has retired the associated environmental attributes||110.55 MMBtu|
|Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site||0 MMBtu|
|Option 3: 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: Purchased third-party certified RECs and similar renewable energy products (including renewable electricity purchased through a certified green power purchasing option)||18084 MMBtu|
A brief description of on-site renewable electricity generating devices :
WISE is a residential size demonstration system developed to generate electricity from wind and solar energy. The system is located on the Frostburg State University campus.
WISE consists of a 1.8-KW wind turbine (Skystream 3.7) on a 45' monopole tower and a 2-KW roof-mounted PV array. The grid-tie system supplements grid power supplying a residential type building on campus named "Fuller House".
This is a hybrid system that incorporates both a wind turbine and PV arrayThe PV part of the system started to generate electricity on June 8, 2007. The wind turbine started to operate on a temporary tower of 33' on July 6, 2007. The turbine was later installed on a 45' monopole tower and the system became fully operational on September 8, 2007.
FSU has built an of the grid building called the Sustainable Energy Research Facility (SERF). This building has a wind turbine rated at 7.5 KW and 3 solar arrays rated at:
7.05 KW, 7.4 KW and a hybrid array (solar thermal) at 1.8 KW along with producing hot water.
A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:
A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:
A brief description of the RECs and/or similar renewable energy products:
Frostburg State University purchased 5,300 Greene Certified REC’s in 2015 from 3Degrees Group, Inc.
The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:
Option 1 has been estimated. The power for these PV arrays is not fed into the grid.
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