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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.

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Liaison John Cook
Submission Date May 31, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of California, Riverside
IN-2: Innovation 2

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired John Cook
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

Through a grant from the student funded Green Climate Action Plan Engineering Undergraduates were able to design and construct a 6kWh mobile renewable energy generator (MREG) that is used to off-set grid based energy use for student events and to provide renewable energy for the Sustainable R'garden. The MREG is equipped with 12 solar pv panels, a small retractable wind turbine, 8 storage batteries (6kWh), two invertors and an on-board computer and screen that broadcast the energy data from the unit to a web browser while enabling local viewers to directly monitor the system.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available:
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