|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||Feb. 15, 2012|
OP-8: Clean and Renewable Energy
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Coordinator of Stewardship & Sustainability
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 :
Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated:
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 :
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:
Option 5: Total electricity generated with cogeneration technology using non-renewable fuel sources :
Total energy consumed during the performance year :
A brief description of on-site renewable electricity generating devices :
Two 50 kw wind turbines and a 10kw photovoltaic system were installed in the summer of 2011. The solar array is not yet operating and the turbines have been operating for about six months.
A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:
A ground source, open-loop geothermal heat pump system was installed with the new science building to provide almost all of the heating and cooling needs. The system is expected to save 1990 MMBtu annually when it comes online in a few months.
A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:
A brief description of RECs or other similar renewable energy products purchased during the previous year:
A brief description of cogeneration technologies deployed:
The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:
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