Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Nathan King
Submission Date Feb. 16, 2016
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Western Colorado University
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Nathan King
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
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Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
102125 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 43 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) 8871 MMBtu

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

We have a 5kw PV array on the rooftop of Kelley Hall, which roughly supplies 5% of the building's electricity.


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

We have a contract to purchase RECs every year and wind power through the city of Gunnison's municipal electric company. They seek out reputable third party certified providers for us to purchase the RECs and attributes from. Western has a renewable energy fund that students contribute to in order to purchase renewable energy for campus.


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