Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.46
Liaison Bradley Flamm
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

West Chester University of Pennsylvania
OP-6: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.44 / 4.00 Bradley Flamm
Director of Sustainability
Office of the President
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Total energy consumption, performance year:
270,858.55 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) 0 Kilowatt-hours 0 MMBtu

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

N/A


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

N/A (WCU has two small solar panel arrays, one of 6 panels used for a mini-split HVAC appliance at 114 W. Rosedale Ave. and one for an uncertain number of panels on the Student Recreation Center). We do not have kWh of production data for either of these arrays.)


Clean and renewable thermal energy (report MMBtu):
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:

N/A


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

N/A


Unbundled renewable energy products (report kWh):
kWh MMBtu
Purchased RECs, GOs, I-RECs or equivalent unbundled renewable energy products certified by a third party 28,500,000 Kilowatt-hours 97,242 MMBtu

A brief description of the unbundled renewable energy products:

WCU contracted with WGL Energy Services for the purchase of 12,000 MWh of national wind energy RECs in calendar year 2018 and with 3Degrees Group for the purchase of 45,000 MWh of Multiple Mix RECs in calendar year 2019. Quantity represents FY that incorporates half of calendar year 2018 and half of calendar year 2019.

Most recent invoice attached.


Total clean and renewable energy generated or purchased:
97,242 MMBtu

Percentage of total energy consumption from clean and renewable sources:
35.90

Website URL where information about the institution’s support for clean and renewable energy is available:
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Electricity use, by source (percentage of total, 0-100):
Percentage of total electricity use (0-100)
Biomass ---
Coal ---
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Nuclear ---
Solar photovoltaic ---
Wind ---
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A brief description of other sources of electricity not specified above:
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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:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

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