Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.76
Liaison Jamie Greiner
Submission Date March 22, 2021
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STARS v2.1

University of Mount Union
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.42 / 4.00 Ron Crowl
Associate Vice President for Planning and Program Implementation, Chief Planning Officer
Business Office
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Total energy consumption (all sources, excluding transportation fuels), performance year :
157,288.80 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:
137.60 MMBtu

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

Rooftop photo voltaic arrays on MACC (field house) and student center


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:
16,211.52 MMBtu

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

In February 2016 we signed a 5 year contract through ENGIE for REC's certified through the Center for Resource Solutions and its Green-e Energy Certification Program. It went into effect in August 2017. We purchase RECs (solar) for 25% of our electricity load.


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 0.50
Coal 24.50
Geothermal 0.50
Hydro 1.50
Natural gas 36.50
Nuclear 33.50
Solar photovoltaic 0.50
Wind 2.50
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A brief description of other sources of electricity not specified above:
Energy used for heating buildings, by source::
Percentage of total energy used to heat buildings (0-100)
Biomass 0
Coal 0
Electricity 20
Fuel oil 0
Geothermal 1
Natural gas 79
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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:
10.39

Information from Ron Crowl, via GHG Report 2020.

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