Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.85
Liaison Robert Eby
Submission Date July 11, 2014
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STARS v1.1

Okanagan College
OP-8: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.12 / 7.00 Rob St. Onge
Manager, Buildings and Sustainability Services
Dept., Facilities and Business Services
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Option 1: 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 :
764.76 MMBtu

Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated:
85.82 MMBtu

Option 3: 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 :
0 MMBtu

Option 4: Total RECs and other similar renewable energy products that the institution purchased during the performance year that are Green-e certified or meet the Green-e standard's technical requirements and are third party verified:
0 MMBtu

Option 5: Total electricity generated with cogeneration technology using non-renewable fuel sources :
0 MMBtu

Total energy consumed during the performance year :
47,689 MMBtu

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

The College now boasts 5 different solar arrays with a 6th on the way.

We have a 252 KW Solar PV Array as well as a solar Thermal Array for our Domestic Hot Water on the roof of the Center of Excellence in Penticton.
We also have a Solar Thermal Arrays on the Skaha Student Residence and the Daycare Building.

Finally, as part of the Trades Training Complex in Kelowna, we have installed 200 KW of Solar PV so far, with another 150 KW array to follow.


A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:
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A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:
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A brief description of RECs or other similar renewable energy products purchased during the previous year:
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A brief description of cogeneration technologies deployed:
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The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:

All Consumption Data is based upon OC Fiscal Year: April 1 2010 – Mar 31 2011

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