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Liaison Justin Mog
Submission Date Feb. 13, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University of Louisville
OP-18: Campus Fleet

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Complete Expired David Jenkins
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Total number of vehicles in the institution’s fleet :
213

Number of vehicles in the institution's fleet that are::
Number of Vehicles
Gasoline-electric, non-plug-in hybrid 3
Diesel-electric, non-plug-in hybrid 0
Plug-in hybrid 2
100 percent electric 2
Fueled with compressed natural gas (CNG) 0
Hydrogen fueled 0
Fueled with B20 or higher biofuel for more than 4 months of the year 0
Fueled with locally produced, low-level (e.g. B5) biofuel for more than 4 months of the year 0

A brief description of the institution’s efforts to support alternative fuel and power technology in its motorized fleet:

> Since 2009, Chemical Engineering faculty and students have been involved in the conversion of waste vegetable oil from UofL Dining services into biodiesel used to fuel our campus shuttle. We began to scale-up this effort in 2011, when UofL Dining began supplying used cooking oil for local conversion into biodiesel. The project began through a partnership with the Louisville Biodiesel Cooperative and now Kelley Green Biofuel of Goshen, KY (5100 Greenhaven Lane), a community-scale, ASTM-certified, National Biodiesel Board registered biodiesel producer with an annual capacity of 75,000 gallons, located just 30 miles from campus.

> In May 2014, UofL's Grounds crew began a new trial using this locally-produced biodiesel to power their diesel machinery and trucks in a B20 blend.

> Five electric vehicle charging stations are available in the Floyd Street Garage and two are available at the Service Complex.


The website URL where information about the institution's support for alternative fuel and power technology is available:

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