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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 Gold
Overall Score 65.93
Liaison Srinivasan Raghavan
Submission Date Feb. 24, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Missouri
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.93 / 4.00 Steve Joos
Senior Finance and Accounting Manager
Energy Management
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Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
2,848,556 MMBtu

Clean and renewable energy from the following sources::
Performance Year
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 181,341 MMBtu
Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site 415,752 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 67,455 MMBtu
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

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

Biomass Fueled Boiler and Auto Extraction Steam Turbine Electric Generator – 14 MW
Wind Turbine – 20 KW
Solar PV Panels – 36.35 KW


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

Biomass Fueled Boiler - A solar thermal hot water system installed at MU’s cogeneration facility collects thermal energy from the sun to heat makeup water for the plant’s boilers. This system includes both evacuated tube solar thermal panels, and emerging technology concentrated solar thermal panels. The solar thermal system provides additional renewable energy for MU and serve as an educational tool for MU students and faculty.


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

10MW - Wind Power from Next Era


A brief description of the RECs and/or similar renewable energy products:

None


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

Figures ascertained directly from Campus Facilities-Energy Management Department.

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.