Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 80.17
Liaison Mike Wilson
Submission Date May 5, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Victoria
OP-15: Campus Fleet

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.52 / 1.00 Kay-Lynn Yacoboski
Sustainability Intern
Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability
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Total number of vehicles in the institution’s fleet:
132

Number of vehicles in the institution's fleet that are:
Number of Vehicles
Gasoline-only 64
Diesel-only 0
Gasoline-electric hybrid 2
Diesel-electric hybrid 0
Plug-in hybrid 2
100 percent electric 55
Fueled with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) 0
Hydrogen fueled 0
Fueled with B20 or higher biofuel 0
Fueled with locally produced, low-level biofuel 9

Do the figures reported above include leased vehicles?:
No

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

UVic has used a fleet of 100% electric powered gators (John Deer TRSTR) on campus for many years and when required, gators continue to be replaced with new electric versions. Three fully electric golf carts are also utilized by Campus Security for daily transport around campus. UVic has continued efforts to further electrify the campus fleet, and now has 14 Nissan Leafs utilized by Facilities Management for tool and trade transport. The UVic Sustainability Action Plan: Campus Operations 2020-2021 outlines further actions to be taken towards harmonizing fleet management with the Clean BC Plan goal of a 40% reduction in fleet emissions by 2030 (see page 13). Actions include:
- Investigating improved EV fleet electric charging infrastructure opportunities;
- Conduct an “E3 Fleet” energy savings and emissions reduction audit for fleet vehicles
- Establish a fleet purchasing policy or set of guidelines for low emission vehicles
- Conduct two pilot projects that address fleet functionality needs including:
o Electrify one fleet van
o Purchase and modify an equipment trailer for Nissan Leaf fleet vehicles

UVic Sustainability Action Plan: Campus Operations 2020-2021: https://www.uvic.ca/sustainability/assets/docs/reports/2019.11.29_sap-close-out-report-final.pdf


Website URL where information about the institution’s motorized fleet is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Nine of our fleet of trucks use B5 biodiesel fuel.

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