Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.46
Liaison Fortino Morales
Submission Date April 21, 2016
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University of California, Riverside
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.13 / 4.00 John Cook
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
782,673.47 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 22,040.94 MMBtu
Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site 0 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) 4,008 MMBtu

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

UCR installed a 500 kw solar pv carport in April 2014 and a 3.34 MW solar pv ground mount system in September 2014. UCR also has one 6kw mobile renewable energy generator and 13 1kw solar tables on campus.


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

NA


A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:

NA


A brief description of the RECs and/or similar renewable energy products:

We purchased REC for a LEED project to off-set two years of elecricity use for EAc6 Green Power. We purchased REC for a LEED project to off-set two years of electricity use for EAc6 Green Power; 19000 MMBTUs of biogas purchased to help stay under AB32 Cap and Trade requirements.


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

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