|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||July 22, 2014|
Western Michigan University
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy
|0.00 / 4.00||
Office for Sustainability
Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
Clean and renewable energy from the following sources::
|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||379.37 MMBtu|
|Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site||0 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)||0 MMBtu|
A brief description of on-site renewable electricity generating devices :
Sangren Hall roof mounted array - 235 kW solar photovoltaic array.
Miller Auditorium Parking Structure rack mounted array - 50 kW solar photovoltaic array; paired with 15 adjacent electric vehicle charging stations.
Wood Hall roof mounted array - 12 kW solar photovoltaic array feature several different types of photovoltaic panels.
A wind turbine was put on-line and made operational at the WMU Parkview Engineering campus on July 31, 2007. The wind turbine is a Skystream 3.7 from Southwest Wind, and is rated at 1.8 kW nominal, and 2 kW maximum.
A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:
A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:
A brief description of the RECs and/or similar renewable energy products:
The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available: