|Submission Date||Jan. 28, 2016|
|0.28 / 4.00||
Director of Finance and Operations
|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||40.34 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||
Date Revised: March 7, 2016
Sterling College (VT) requested that AASHE Staff correct a mistake in this reporting field for the reason specified below.Previous Value: 222 MMBtu
Explanation: Follow-up on AASHE review.
|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|
Sterling College has two 4kW solar panels that move with the sun. This maximizes the amount of sunlight reaching the panels, which in turn maximizes the amount of electricity they generate for the campus.
The barns are also powered by their own solar panels and a wind turbine.
According to Hardwick Electric, our utility for electricity, 45% of their energy needs come from green and renewable energy facilities utilizing solar, biomass, and hydro generating technologies.
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