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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 52.49
Liaison Alexi Lamm
Submission Date Nov. 1, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Utah State University
IN-24: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Regan Zane
EVR Facility Director
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Electric Vehicle and Roadway

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

"The electric vehicle and roadway research facility and test track is a glimpse into the future of advanced, electric automotive transportation. Using wireless inductive power transfer pads embedded underneath the roadway, electric vehicles can seamlessly charge while they are in motion, drastically reducing the need for large battery packs and cumbersome charging stations. The EVR is a state-of-the-art facility at the forefront of wirelessly charged electric vehicle and roadway technologies engineering research, development, and testing."


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Energy
Transportation

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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