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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 Silver
Overall Score 51.80
Liaison John Arendt
Submission Date Sept. 29, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 4.00 Paul Pinkston
Director of Facilities Planning and Management
Facilities
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Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
315,133 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 44.36 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 0 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 :

Building-integrated photovoltaic film on windows in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall 'Winter Garden' area.


A brief description of on-site renewable non-electric energy devices:
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A brief description of off-site, institution-catalyzed, renewable electricity generating devices:
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A brief description of the RECs and/or similar renewable energy products:

Wisconsin Act 141 directs the Department of Administration (DOA) to set goals for the use of renewable energy by the six state agencies that consume the great majority of electricity purchased by the state. One of these agencies is the University of Wisconsin System. "The individual agency goals shall be designed to accomplish the overall goal that, by the end of 2007, 10% of the electricity purchased by the state be derived from renewable resources and, by the end of 2011, 20% be derived from renewable resources."

The DOA disperses the renewable energy it purchases to the state institutions in purchases on behalf of. The RECs for the UW System schools are dispersed proportionally based on previous year usage.

However, we can not validate that these credits are certified so are not claiming them.


The website URL where information about the institution's renewable energy sources is available:
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Energy consumption is from FY11-12.

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.