Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.15
Liaison Nick Cookson
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Sewanee - The University of the South
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.11 / 4.00 Rachel Petropoulos
Energy Specialist
Facilities Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
95,101 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:
0 MMBtu

A brief description of on-site renewable electricity generating devices :
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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:
2,547 MMBtu

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

Sewanee participates in the Tennessee Valley Authority's Green Power Switch and in 2017 purchased 415 blocks of renewable energy certificates each month which yield 150 kWh in energy per block. Annually the total is 747,000 kWh


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 0.80
Coal 43.70
Geothermal ---
Hydro 6.40
Natural gas 23.40
Nuclear 25.10
Solar photovoltaic 0.10
Wind ---
Other (please specify and explain below) 0.60

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

.6 equals oil

SERC Tennessee Valley eGRID 2016 is source of data


Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass ---
Coal ---
Electricity 4
Fuel oil ---
Geothermal ---
Natural gas 96
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:
2.68

SERC Tennessee Valley eGRID 2016 is source of data

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