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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 Gioia Thompson
Submission Date March 19, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Vermont
OP-8: Clean and Renewable Energy

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Complete Expired Gioia Thompson
Director
UVM 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 :
558 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:
192,485 MMBtu

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

Total energy consumed during the performance year :
218,481 MMBtu

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

Solar photovoltaic panels on the roof of the Central Heating & Cooling Plant and on the Equine Center. Solar trackers at the Forestry building on Spear Street.


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

Not applicable.


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

Not applicable.


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

Purchased Class II RECs for the Burlington electric load. RECs were purchased via a special arrangement approved by the Vermont Public Service Board. 2013 RECs were 100% local hydro sources.


A brief description of cogeneration technologies deployed:

Not applicable.


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