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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 56.88
Liaison Dedee DeLongpre Johnston
Submission Date June 3, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Wake Forest University
OP-9: Clean and Renewable Energy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 4.00 Mike Draughn
Director, Maintenance and Utilities Services
Facilities & Campus Services
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Total energy consumption (all sources, transportation fuels excluded), performance year:
631,238 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 43.48 MMBtu
Option 2: Non-electric renewable energy generated on-site 104 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 :

There are three small prototype or demonstration PV systems on campus. Historical data is available for the systems at North Dining, Student Social Services Center (The Barn), and the Reynolda Gardens greenhouse.


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

We have solar thermal hot water for South Residence Hall that satisfies approximately 60% of the building's domestic hot water demand.


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:
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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.