Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.92
Liaison Nick Cookson
Submission Date June 20, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Sewanee - The University of the South
OP-8: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.04 / 7.00 Amy Turner
Director of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
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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 :
0 MMBtu

Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated:
0 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:
3,040 MMBtu

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

Total energy consumed during the performance year :
121,188 MMBtu

A brief description of on-site renewable electricity generating devices :
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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, including contract timeframes:

During the previous year we have purchased 747,000 kWh of RECs through the TVA (our supplier) Green Power Switch program. This is done on a monthly basis (not a long-term contract). We have made these purchases continuously since 2006. TVA generates green power mainly with wind, solar, and methane recovery.


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:
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