Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.85
Liaison Geory Kurtzhals
Submission Date Jan. 10, 2020
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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
OP-15: Campus Fleet

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.37 / 1.00 Geory Kurtzhals
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability
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Total number of vehicles (e.g. cars, carts, trucks, tractors, buses, electric assist cycles) in the institution’s fleet:
456

Number of vehicles in the institution's fleet that are:
Number of Vehicles
Gasoline-electric, non-plug-in hybrid 29
Diesel-electric, non-plug-in hybrid 0
Plug-in hybrid 0
100 percent electric 9
Fueled with compressed natural gas (CNG) 0
Hydrogen fueled 0
Fueled with B20 or higher biofuel for more than 4 months of the year 129
Fueled with locally produced, low-level (e.g. B5) biofuel for more than 4 months of the year 1

Do the figures reported above include leased vehicles?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s efforts to support alternative fuel and power technology in its motorized fleet:

When older vehicles become outdated, SIU considers alternative power technology vehicles when they are replaced.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Southern Illinois University Carbondale has 9 electric vehicles which consist of the following manufacturer vehicle types: 4 E-Rides, 4 Gem's and 1 Mitsubi Imev.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale prioritizes the use of E85 fuel:
-number of vehicles that use E85 = 88
-quantity of E85 used in FY2019 = 21,715.1 gallons

A note on the vehicle "fueled with locally produced, low-level (e.g. B5) biofuel for more than 4 months of the year:
-A campus-produced biofuel, an initiative of our Automative Tech academic department, started being used in this vehicle on September 10, 2019. The plan is to continue using the fuel on an ongoing basis.

Data provided to Geory Kurtzhals by Rich Bauer, Service Enterprises Manager.

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