Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 38.99
Liaison Rosangelica Rodriguez
Submission Date Oct. 28, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Trinity College (CT)
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 4.00 Rosangelica Rodriguez
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
308,597 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 :

353 kW Solar panel system on 4 buildings (LSC, B&G, Commons, & Ferris) provide all power into the south campus sub station loop which can be used in 25 buildings.

1.4 MW Fuel Cell consumes water & Natural Gas to generate electricity which is connected to our south campus substation. Waste heat is recovered as steam and connected to our central steam heating plant.


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:
0 MMBtu

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

Solar ZREC’s sold to Eversource (local utility). Fuel Cell LREC’s controlled by owner of the Fuel Cell.


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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Electricity use, by source (percentage of total, 0-100):
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass ---
Coal ---
Geothermal ---
Hydro ---
Natural gas 55
Nuclear ---
Solar photovoltaic 1
Wind ---
Other (please specify and explain below) 44

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

Natural Gas- 55% of purchased
Solar photovoltaic- 1% of total consumption
Fuel Cell- 44% of total consumption (only on line 1 month in FY18 but fully online in FY19)


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

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