Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.64
Liaison Beth Klein
Submission Date April 23, 2015
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State University of New York at Cortland
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.30 / 4.00 Matt Brubaker
Energy Manager
Facilites Operation adn Services
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Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
463,991 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 78,387.10 MMBtu
Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site 2,364.80 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) 302,202 MMBtu

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

We have one smaller system with a much larger Solar Photovoltaic system coming on line in the very near future. The smaller system is a 34 kW capacity solar PV array on the Dragon Hall residence hall.


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

Geothermal Installation in the Professional Studies Building for heating and cooling-approximately 70,000 Sq. Ft.


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:

SUNY Cortland was the first SUNY Campus to purchase 100% of the electricity needs through Renewable Energy Credits.


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