Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.51
Liaison Jessica Davis
Submission Date Oct. 31, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.14 / 4.00 Tony Wakley
Financial Manager
Campus Facility Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
1,886,185.83 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:
197.83 MMBtu

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

Solar - Installed in 2013, the solar photo-voltaic panels atop the Business/School of Public and Environmental Affairs building generate 43 kilowatts of electricity a day.


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

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

N/A


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:

N/A


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:
66,951.96 MMBtu

A brief description of the RECs, GOs and/or similar renewable energy products, including contract timeframes:

IUPUI participates in IPL's Green Power Option, a green purchasing program where the campus pays a premium to have a percentage of IUPUI's electricity sourced from certified green power producers, specifically Midwestern wind farms. IUPUI currently purchases 10% of its Central Electricity in this manner. This program is Green-e Energy Certified.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Electricity use, by source (percentage of total, 0-100):
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 44
Geothermal 0
Hydro 0
Natural gas 45
Nuclear 0
Solar photovoltaic 2
Wind 8
Other (please specify and explain below) 1

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

Other - oil

Data pulled from IPL energy mix information on their website: https://www.iplpower.com/About_IPL/Power_Generation/


Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 35.82
Coal 0
Electricity 45.67
Fuel oil 0.01
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 18.51
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:
3.56

Source: EnergyCap and supporting Spreadsheets

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