Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.16
Liaison Scott Doyle
Submission Date Oct. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

Ithaca College
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.43 / 4.00 Scott Doyle
Director
Energy Management and Sustainability
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Total energy consumption, performance year:
239,118.23 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) 21,729,533 Kilowatt-hours 74,141.17 MMBtu
Electricity from on-site, clean and renewable sources (rights retained/retired) 0 Kilowatt-hours 0 MMBtu

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

Purchased electric power is a Green-e labeled product that certifies that 100% of our electricity usage was generated from wind.


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

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


Clean and renewable thermal energy (report MMBtu):
MMBtu
Clean and renewable stationary fuels used on-site to generate thermal energy 1,229 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:

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 previous Energy Manager, in 2010-11 the PRWC geothermal system produced the equivalent of 360,000 kWh in 2010-2011 or 1,229 mmbtu.


A brief description of the certified/verified sources of clean and renewable thermal energy:
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Unbundled renewable energy products (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Purchased RECs, GOs, I-RECs or equivalent unbundled renewable energy products certified by a third party 2,935,000 Kilowatt-hours 10,014.22 MMBtu

A brief description of the unbundled renewable energy products:

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


Total clean and renewable energy generated or purchased:
85,384.39 MMBtu

Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:
35.71

Website URL where information about the institution’s support for clean and renewable energy is available:
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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:

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 previous Energy Manager, the PRWC geothermal system produced the equivalent of 360,000 kWh or 1,229 mmbtu.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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