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Liaison Lindsey Kalkbrenner
Submission Date May 3, 2014
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Santa Clara University
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy

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Complete Expired Lindsey Kalkbrenner
Director
Center for Sustainability
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Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
215757.04 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 336.26 MMBtu
Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site 4138.10 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) 100189.97 MMBtu

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

See http://www.scu.edu/sustainability/operations/renewable.cfm.
50 kW PV on the roof of the facilities building.
1 mW PV on the roof of Pat Malley Fitness and Recreation Center, Leavey Event Center, and the Parking Structure.
25 kW PV on the roof of St. Clare Residence Hall.
7 kW PV on the roof of the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center.
7.3 kW PV on 2007 Solar Decathlon house.
10.8 kW PV on the 2009 Solar Decathlon house.
10 kw wind turbine


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

See http://www.scu.edu/sustainability/operations/renewable.cfm.
60-collector solar thermal system on the rooftop of Benson Memorial Center as well as solar thermal panels on the rooftops of several residence halls.


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:

SCU purchased 29,364,000 kWh of green power from Silicon Valley Power in FY2014.


The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:

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