Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.29
Liaison Justin Mog
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2013
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University of Louisville
SD-10: Energy Use by Type

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Justin Mog
Assistant to the Provost for Sustainability Initiatives
Office of the Provost
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The percentage of total electricity use from coal.:
98

The percentage of total electricity use from wind.:
0

The percentage of total electricity use from biomass.:
0

The percentage of total electricity use from natural gas.:
0

The percentage of total electricity use from solar PV.:
0.10

The percentage of total electricity use from geothermal.:
0

The percentage of total electricity use from nuclear.:
0

The percentage of total electricity use from hydro.:
1.90

The percentage of total electricity use from other.:
0

Provide a brief description.:
Apart from a few solar photovoltaic installations, UofL does not generate any electricity on campus. The most recent data for sources of our purchased electricity are indicated above.

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from coal.:
50

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from biomass.:
0

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from electricity.:
5

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from natural gas.:
40

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from geothermal.:
0

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from fuel oil.:
5

The percentage of total energy used for heating buildings from other.:
0

Provide a brief description.:
Our Belknap Campus Steam & Chilled Water Plant recently switched to 100% natural gas, but our Health Science Center buildings are heated by a coal-fired plant shared by a number of downtown institutions. In 2012, we broke ground on our first geothermal.

If cogeneration, please explain.:
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