Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 76.79
Liaison Mike Wilson
Submission Date Jan. 27, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Victoria
OP-15: Campus Fleet

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.47 / 1.00 Susan Kerr
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability
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Total number of vehicles (e.g. cars, carts, trucks, tractors, buses, electric assist cycles) in the institution’s fleet:

Number of vehicles in the institution's fleet that are:
Number of Vehicles
Gasoline-electric, non-plug-in hybrid 2
Diesel-electric, non-plug-in hybrid 0
Plug-in hybrid 0
100 percent electric 48
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 5

Do the figures reported above include leased vehicles?:

A brief description of the institution’s efforts to support alternative fuel and power technology in its motorized fleet:
Electric powered gators have been used on campus for many years and when required, are replaced with new electric versions. Overall, efforts are made to purchase the most fuel-efficient, low emission vehicles, including diesel, that are fueled with a locally sourced, B5 blend.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
UVic uses a fleet of 35 100% electric gators (John Deer TSTR), 3 golf carts, 5 small electric utility vehicles, one EV car and 4 small pick up trucks (CEV Might-E) for use by our Facilities Management Department crews on campus. The university also has one gas-electric hybrid car in our motorpool for Continuing Studies homestay staff visits, and one gas-electric hybrid used by Campus Security. Five of our fleet of trucks use B5 biodiesel fuel.

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