Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.46
Liaison Delicia Nahman
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Lehigh University
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 4.00 Douglas Spengel
Associate Director Utilities and Engineering
Facilities Services
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Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
610233.20 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:
18.20 MMBtu

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

There are five solar photovoltaic panel installations on campus. Four installations serve remote activities and are not directly metered whereas the largest installation at the Community Garden is grid-connected and is metered. The figure reported above includes only the metered usage from the largest installation.


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:
0 MMBtu

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

N/A


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 0.70
Coal 33.60
Geothermal 0
Hydro 2.50
Natural gas 24
Nuclear 32
Solar photovoltaic 0.50
Wind 5.90
Other (please specify and explain below) 0.80

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

Oil, municipal solid waste and tire-derived fuel, and wood waste and black liquor.


Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 0
Electricity 7.90
Fuel oil 0.10
Geothermal 0
Natural gas 92
Other (please specify and explain below) 0

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:

N/A


Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:
0.00

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