Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.05
Liaison Yumiko Jakobcic
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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Grand Valley State University
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.02 / 4.00 Yumiko Jakobcic
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability Practices
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Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
502,042 MMBtu

Clean and renewable energy from the following sources::
Performance Year
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 102 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) 2,716.15 MMBtu

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

There are photovoltaic panels on the roof of the Michigan Alternative Renewable Energy Center and on the Kelly Family Sports Center.


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

N/A


A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:

N/A


A brief description of the RECs and/or similar renewable energy products:

We have purchased Green-e RECs for green power to add LEED points for new building construction seeking certification.


The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:

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