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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Aine Keogh
Submission Date June 28, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of Calgary
OP-8: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Adam Stoker
Sustainability Consultant
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 :
222 MMBtu

Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated:
0 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 cogeneration technology using non-renewable fuel sources :
306,280 MMBtu

Total energy consumed during the performance year :
2,044,353.59 MMBtu

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

The Child Development Centre features one of the largest building-integrated photovoltaic arrays in Canada. The 43.4 kW system produces an average of 65,000 kWh per year and provides roughly 14% of the buildings energy needs.


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

none


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

none


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

none


A brief description of cogeneration technologies deployed:

The University of Calgary's Central Heating and Cooling Plant contains a 12 megawatts gas-fired combined heat and power generator.


The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:
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Renewable energy production estimated based on predicted output from the CDC solar panels (65,000 kWh per year).

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.