Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.54
Liaison Jim Walker
Submission Date March 2, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Texas at Austin
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 4.00 Jim Walker
Director of Sustainability, Financial, and Administrative Services
University Operations
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Total energy consumption, performance year:
2,028,434.65 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) 2,895 Kilowatt-hours 9.88 MMBtu

A brief description of the certified/verified sources of clean and renewable electricity:

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

There are several locations on campus where electricity is generated from solar power and fed into the campus grid. These are: 1) Facilities Complex Bldg # 3 (FC3) - 2) Manor Garage (MAG) - 3) Pickle Research Campus (PRC). A separate site uses solar power to produce hot water at Norman Hackerman Building (NHB).

Clean and renewable thermal energy (report 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:

The NHB solar thermal system is the Apricus AP-30 evacuated tube system and consists of 36 5-panel banks. The heated water goes to the reheat coils in the VAV terminal units.

A brief description of the certified/verified sources of clean and renewable thermal energy:

Unbundled renewable energy products (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Purchased RECs, GOs, I-RECs or equivalent unbundled renewable energy products certified by a third party 0 Kilowatt-hours 0 MMBtu

A brief description of the unbundled renewable energy products:

Total clean and renewable energy generated or purchased:
9.88 MMBtu

Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:

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 0
Coal 0
Geothermal 0
Hydro 0
Natural gas 100
Nuclear 0
Solar photovoltaic 0
Wind 0
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

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 ---
Coal ---
Electricity ---
Fuel oil ---
Geothermal ---
Natural gas ---
Other (please specify and explain below) ---

A brief description of other sources of building heating not specified above:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Other website: http://www.webberenergygroup.com/solar/
For the purposes of reporting data on this credit, the performance year is fiscal year 2012-2013, i.e. September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013.

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