Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.65
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
OP-18: Campus Fleet

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.13 / 1.00 Pam Rudesill
Office Manager
Facilities Management
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Total number of vehicles in the institution’s fleet :

Number of vehicles in the institution's fleet that are::
Number of Vehicles
Gasoline-electric, non-plug-in hybrid 1
Diesel-electric, non-plug-in hybrid 0
Plug-in hybrid 0
100 percent electric 6
Fueled with compressed natural gas (CNG) 0
Hydrogen fueled 0
Fueled with B20 or higher biofuel for more than 4 months of the year 1
Fueled with locally produced, low-level (e.g. B5) biofuel for more than 4 months of the year 0

A brief description of the institution’s efforts to support alternative fuel and power technology in its motorized fleet:
The campus fleet which is managed by Facilities Management has supported the purchase of flex fuel vehicles for several years. Staff also manage and assisted in the development of a community NEV ordinance. The ordinance has been in place for several years and supports the use of NEVs on the campus. Departments such as Postal Services, University Center Production Services staff, IT, and Police and Parking use NEVs as a part of their daily operation. During the summer months, Grounds and Maintenance staff also lease 3 e-gators for use in Summer operations. The campus has also engaged with Enterprise in the CarShare program which has become popular with our International students. The program currently has two cars in operation and it is housed with our campus fleet operations. A UWRF student is employed as an intern of Enterprise and works on marketing and the approval of drivers. The program will continue to grow as the need arises.

The website URL where information about the institution's support for alternative fuel and power technology is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
The 1 gas/electric non-plug-in hybrid vehicle is the Chancellor's leased vehicle. The six 100% electric vehicles are Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEV's) used for University Center (2) transportation and for Postal, Fast Copy, DoTS and Parking services across campus. The total number of vehicles includes 55 state-owned vehicle plates (56 plates allotted to the campus), 1 leased vehicle, 1 donated diesel farm truck, and 6 NEV plates. B20 Note: Vehicle 1194 on Mann Valley Farm Diesel: 0960 Minibus in Fleet, 0064 Truck in Grounds, 913 Truck Campus Lab Farm E85 Note: 32 Possible including work vehicles, 16 use E85 at least 4 months of the year- this has changed some due to the availability of E85, reliance on operators, and the performance in the winter months.

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