Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.90
Liaison Sarah Stoeckl
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Oregon
IN-40: Sustainability Projects Fund

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Steve Mital
Office of Sustainability Director
Finance & Administration
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Name of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:
Energy Revolving Fund

Which of the following best describes the primary source of funding for the sustainability projects fund?:
Department driven

Year the institution’s sustainability projects fund was established:
2,011

A brief description of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:
The University of Oregon's Energy Revolving Fund supports energy efficiency and carbon reduction projects at University of Oregon. Anybody can submit a proposal at any time. $50,000 is made available annually. Intent is to grow the fund over time to $1 million. Unspent funds roll over. funds are made available in the form of zero interest loans. Calculations (or estimates) of savings from funded projects guide the repayment schedule.

A brief description of the multi-stakeholder decision-making process used to determine which projects receive funding through the sustainability projects fund:
Projects must demonstrate a payback period of 5 years or less. Projects should have M&V plans. Projects that can only estimate the energy performance may still be considered subject to approvals. The Strategic Energy Management Plan (SEMP) Team reviews and approves/denies proposals. The team includes: Director of Utilities and Energy Director, Office of Sustainability Director of Facilities Services Director of Finance and Administration Shared Services Associate Director of Facilities Services Associate Director, Design and Construction Manager, Energy Management Program

Website URL where information about the sustainability projects fund is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Business rules for the ERF are available in an appendix to the SEMP.

Business rules for the ERF are available in an appendix to the SEMP.

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