Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michele Mykol
Submission Date Feb. 16, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Western Colorado University
OP-18: Campus Fleet

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Nickie Thompson
Tansportation Services Specialist
Facilities Services
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Total number of vehicles in the institution’s fleet :
52

Number of vehicles in the institution's fleet that are::
Number of Vehicles
Gasoline-electric, non-plug-in hybrid 0
+ Date Revised: Feb. 6, 2018
Diesel-electric, non-plug-in hybrid 0
Plug-in hybrid 0
100 percent electric 0
Fueled with compressed natural gas (CNG) 0
Hydrogen fueled 0
Fueled with B20 or higher biofuel for more than 4 months of the year 0
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:

Western's fleet belongs to the state of Colorado, so we are limited in some capacities (e.g., biofuel). Western is looking into CNG; however, our county is so small (~14K people), the price of installing a fueling station is cost prohibitive at this time. Currently, the closest stations are 2.5 -3 hours away. Electric vehicles aren't as powerful as we often need in this high-altitude (7700'), cold-climate, such as those for plowing snow, hauling heavy loads uphill, etc.


The website URL where information about the institution's support for alternative fuel and power technology is available:
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