Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.17
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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University of Wisconsin-River Falls
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.35 / 4.00 Timothy Thum
Senior Engineer
Facilities Mgmt.
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Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
218,002 MMBtu

Clean and renewable energy from the following sources::
Performance Year
Option 1: Clean and renewable electricity generated on-site during the performance year and for which the institution retains or has retired the associated environmental attributes 0 MMBtu
Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site 117 MMBtu
Option 3: 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 0 MMBtu
Option 4: Purchased third-party certified RECs and similar renewable energy products (including renewable electricity purchased through a certified green power purchasing option) 19,141 MMBtu

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

A 5.3 kW single axis PV tracker and 9.5 kW of fixed PV panels were installed on the RDI Building in 2013.


A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:

2 – 4’x10’ solar thermal collectors at the Research Development Institute building.
16 – 4’x10’ solar thermal collectors at Ames Suites Residence Hall.


A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:
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A brief description of the RECs and/or similar renewable energy products:

"Green Energy Blocks" are purchased through River Falls Municipal Utility through the power provider (WPPI) to offset the University Center energy usage as well as residence hall energy usage. The blocks are Green-E certified.


The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:

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