Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.57
Liaison Kelsey Beal
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2020

STARS v2.2

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, performance year:
1,807,213.37 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) 17,992,650 Kilowatt-hours 61,390.92 MMBtu
Electricity from on-site, clean and renewable sources (rights retained/retired) 55,502 Kilowatt-hours 189.37 MMBtu

A brief description of the certified/verified sources of clean and renewable electricity:

IUPUI is a member of the EPA Green Power Partnership and has been recognized for meeting 10 percent of its electricity needs with green power. IUPUI purchases 10% of its electricity portfolio in Wind from Indianapolis Power & Light.

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.

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

Clean and renewable thermal energy (report 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:


A brief description of the certified/verified sources of clean and renewable thermal energy:


Unbundled renewable energy products (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Purchased RECs, GOs, I-RECs or equivalent unbundled renewable energy products certified by a third party 0 Kilowatt-hours 0 MMBtu

A brief description of the unbundled renewable energy products:


Total clean and renewable energy generated or purchased:
61,580.29 MMBtu

Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:

Website URL where information about the institution’s support for clean and renewable energy is available:
Electricity use, by source (percentage of total, 0-100):
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 43
Geothermal 0
Hydro 0
Natural gas 45
Nuclear 0
Solar photovoltaic 2
Wind 8
Other (please specify and explain below) 2

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:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

Source: EnergyCap

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