Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.78
Liaison Lisa Mitten
Submission Date March 8, 2018
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STARS v2.1

State University of New York at New Paltz
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.01 / 4.00 Lisa Mitten
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Campus Sustainability
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Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
249086 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:
381 MMBtu

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

SUNY New Paltz has six solar photovoltaic arrays:

100 KW roof-mounted array at Elting Gym – now under construction
117 KW roof-mounted array at the Sojourner Truth Library
48.75 KW roof-mounted array at the Athletics and Wellness Center.
4.2 KW roof-mounted array at Resnick Engineering Building
2.8 KW ground-mounted array at Resnick Engineering Building
5 KW ground-mounted array powering the GEM Cars (the white golf cart-type looking vehicles that facilities staff drive around during the spring, summer, and fall)


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

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

Not applicable.


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:

Not applicable.


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:
0 MMBtu

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

Not applicable.


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 1.50
Coal 3
Geothermal 0
Hydro 15
Natural gas 38
Nuclear 34
Solar photovoltaic 0.75
Wind 6
Other (please specify and explain below) 1.75

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

Distillate oil (1%), and Waste-to-energy (0.74%). This data is based on 2015 custom fuel mix for Central Hudson. This is the most recent custom fuel mix available at the time of submission.


Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass ---
Coal ---
Electricity ---
Fuel oil 0.80
Geothermal ---
Natural gas 99.20
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:
0.15

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