Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.77
Liaison Andrew Porter
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Cincinnati
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
0.07 / 4.00 Daniel Hart
Sustainability Coordinator
Planning + Design + Construction
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total energy consumption, performance year:
3,330,851.79 MMBtu

Clean and renewable electricity (report kilowatt-hours):
kWh MMBtu
Imported electricity from certified/verified clean and renewable sources (i.e., bundled green power purchases) 0 Kilowatt-hours 0 MMBtu
Electricity from on-site, clean and renewable sources (rights retained/retired) 0 Kilowatt-hours 0 MMBtu

A brief description of the certified/verified sources of clean and renewable electricity:
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A brief description of the on-site renewable electricity generating facilities/devices:
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Clean and renewable thermal energy (report MMBtu):
MMBtu
Clean and renewable stationary fuels used on-site to generate thermal energy 0 MMBtu
Imported steam, hot water, and/or chilled water from certified/verified clean and renewable sources 0 MMBtu

A brief description of the clean and renewable stationary fuels:
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A brief description of the certified/verified sources of clean and renewable thermal energy:
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Unbundled renewable energy products (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Purchased RECs, GOs, I-RECs or equivalent unbundled renewable energy products certified by a third party 16,241,856 Kilowatt-hours 55,417.21 MMBtu

A brief description of the unbundled renewable energy products:

The REC are portioned from AEE and are for all the satellite campus buildings included in the scope of the project, but are part of the bigger purchases by the branch campuses (see URL below)


Total clean and renewable energy generated or purchased:
55,417.21 MMBtu

Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:
1.66

Website URL where information about the institution’s support for clean and renewable energy is available:
Electricity use, by source (percentage of total, 0-100):
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass ---
Coal 49.80
Geothermal ---
Hydro ---
Natural gas 16.70
Nuclear 27.60
Solar photovoltaic ---
Wind 3.20
Other (please specify and explain below) 0.07

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

"Other fossil" per EGrid "Power Profiler" website for RFCW, UCs E-grid region. Note the percentages above are for UC's imported electricity; but UC also powers many of its buildings fromits gas-powered cogeneration plant.


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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Additional documentation to support the submission:

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