Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.29
Liaison Lisa Noriega
Submission Date June 29, 2011
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Yale University
OP-8: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.01 / 7.00 Keri Enright-Kato
Sustainability Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Option 1: Total clean and renewable electricity generated on site during the performance year and for which the institution retains or has retired the associated environmental attributes :
5,497 MMBtu

Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated:
9,010 MMBtu

Option 3: Total 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: Total RECs and other similar renewable energy products that the institution purchased during the performance year that are Green-e certified or meet the Green-e standard's technical requirements and are third party verified:
0 MMBtu

Option 5: Total electricity generated with co-generation technology using non-renewable fuel sources :
0 MMBtu

Total energy consumed during the performance year :
6,891,268 MMBtu

A brief description of on-site renewable electricity generating devices :
Onsite renewable energy sources include the following: 250KW Fuel Cell 105kw Solar Array 40kw Solar Array 24.5 Thin Film Solar Array Ten 1kw micro wind turbines

A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:
Geothermal heat and cooling for two buildings: Kroon Hall and the Greenburg Conference Center Center. Solar hot water at Kroon Hall.

A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:

A brief description of RECs or other similar renewable energy products purchased during the previous year:

A brief description of co-generation technologies deployed:
Yale has 2 power plant facilities that are both co-generation. Central Power Plant: 18 megawatts of electricity and 340,000 pounds per hour of steam for heating. The facility also has five steam driven chillers that can provide the campus with 14,600 tons of chilled water when at full capacity. Sterling Power Plant: 15 megawatt cogneration facility, Sterling power plant supplies the Yale Medical School and Yale New Haven Hospital with steam, chilled water and electricity.

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