Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 75.64
Liaison Yolanda Cieters
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Seattle University
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.04 / 4.00 Yolanda Cieters
Sustainability Manager
CEJS
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Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
120333.12 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:
34.12 MMBtu

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

Photovoltaic solar panels on the Admissions and Alumni building roof generate 5,600 kWh of electricity per year and solar photovoltaic panels installed near the Student Center generate 5,500 kWh of electricity annually.


Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site, performance year:
0 MMBtu

A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:
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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:
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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:
1223.54 MMBtu

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

1,223.54 MMBtu RECs were purchased in FY17 from our local electric utility's REC program.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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
Coal 1
Geothermal 0
Hydro 88
Natural gas 1
Nuclear 5
Solar photovoltaic 0
Wind 4
Other (please specify and explain below) 1

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

Biogas: 1%
Others: Include Biomass, Other Non-Biogenic and Petroleum. These fuels only accounted to .30%.

See: http://www.seattle.gov/light/FuelMix/


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

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:
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Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:
1.05

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