Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.34
Liaison Elaine Goetz
Submission Date March 11, 2015
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Ohio University
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 4.00 Elaine Goetz
Director of Energy Management & Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
1,197,863.89 MMBtu

Clean and renewable energy from the following sources::
Performance Year
Option 1: Clean and renewable electricity generated on-site during the performance year and for which the institution retains or has retired the associated environmental attributes 228 MMBtu
Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site 2.70 MMBtu
Option 3: 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 0 MMBtu
Option 4: Purchased third-party certified RECs and similar renewable energy products (including renewable electricity purchased through a certified green power purchasing option) 0 MMBtu

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

One 61.1 kW photovoltaic array on the Lausche storage shed; one 41.1 kW of photovoltaic panels at the Compost Facility; one 2.4 kW photovoltaic array on the EcoHouse.


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

Solar thermal systems at the compost facility and on the EcoHouse; biomass (wood pellet) furnace at the EcoHouse


A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:
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A brief description of the RECs and/or similar renewable energy products:
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The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:

Energy generated at compost facility is not included in these numbers (need to implement new tracking system to get the compost facility numbers).

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