Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.33
Liaison Greg Lischke
Submission Date Nov. 25, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Ithaca College
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.56 / 4.00 Greg Lischke
Director EM&S
OEMS
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Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
325,203 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:
0 MMBtu

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

There are no building-integrated renewable energy electricity generating systems in place at this time.


Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site, performance year:
1,229 MMBtu

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

The Peggy R Williams Center features a geothermal heat pump system to meet all building heating and cooling needs. There are 36 500' deep geothermal wells near the building. Per our prevous Energy Manager, in 2010-11 the PRWC geothermal system produced the equivalent of 360,000 kWh in 2010-2011 or 1,229 mmbtu.


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:
10,432 MMBtu

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

2 MW Solar Farm power, NYGATS registered.


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:
115,058.30 MMBtu

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

Transitioned our electricity supply to Green-e certified national wind in Feb 2018. Use 0.003412 MM btu / kWh as suggested by this credit.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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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 ---
Coal ---
Geothermal ---
Hydro ---
Natural gas ---
Nuclear ---
Solar photovoltaic 10
Wind 90
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

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 ---
Coal ---
Electricity ---
Fuel oil ---
Geothermal 5
Natural gas 95
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:
38.97

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