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Guide to Making Claims About Your Solar Power Use Membership Required

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (DC)

This guide describes best practices for appropriately explaining and characterizing solar power activities and the fundamental importance of renewable energy certificates (RECs) for solar power use claims. This guidance is ...

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3.3 MW Wind Purchase from Roth Rock Wind Farm Membership Required

  • University System of Maryland Office (MD)

The University of Maryland System and the Maryland Department of General Services are jointly purchasing 20% of the output of the 50 MW Roth Rock Wind Farm via a 20 ...

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18 MW Wind Purchase from Pinnacle Wind Farm Membership Required

  • University System of Maryland Office (MD)

The University of Maryland System is purchasing 33% of the output of the 55 MW Pinnacle Wind Farm via a 20 year power purchase agreement. The Maryland Department of General ...

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1.4 MW Solar Array on Pecos Campus Membership Required

  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (AZ)
  • SolarCity

Chandler-Gilbert Community College partnered with SolarCity to install a 1.38 MW solar power system at its Pecos Campus. It was constructed on land leased from CGCC. The college purchases ...

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52 MW Capital Partners Solar Project Membership Required

  • American University (DC)
  • George Washington University (DC)
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NC)
  • CustomerFirst Renewables (MD)

The Capital Partners Solar Project (CPSP) is a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) under which Duke Energy Renewables (DER) installed 52-megawatts (AC) of ground-mount solar across three sites in North ...

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Ten Tools for Moving Your Campus to 100% Clean Energy Membership Required

Environment America designed a series of 10 fact sheets as a resource for students, faculty and administrators interested in moving their campus toward sustainability. The fact sheets have been crafted ...

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Bates College Students Install Solar Membership Required

  • Bates College (ME)

Working with local solar installer Revision Energy, Bates College students work on the roof of our Shortridge Research Facility to install enough solar panels to cover 100% of the building ...


Bates College Students Install Solar Panels on Research Faciltiy Membership Required

  • Bates College (ME)

Working with local solar installer Revision Energy, Bates College students work on the roof of our Shortridge Research Facility to install enough solar panels to cover 100% of the building ...


Bates College's New Wood-based, Liquid Fuel Boiler Membership Required

  • Bates College (ME)

In January of 2017, Bates College began using a fuel which no other college or university in the United States has used before. Known as Renewable Fuel Oil, it is ...


Skidmore College Geothermal Node Membership Required

  • Skidmore College (NY)

Skidmore College's first geothermal energy node distributes geothermal energy from the Arts Quad bore field to Zankel Music Center, Filene Hall, and Saisselin Art Building.


Solar Trackers on Sterling College Campus, Craftsbury Common, VT Membership Required

  • Sterling College (VT)

Sterling College has been a leader in seeking alternative sources of energy and even investments to fuel our endeavors. Sterling produces about 80 percent of its energy through solar power ...


4.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Installations Membership Required

  • Stanford University (CA)
  • SunPower Corp (CA)

In February 2017, Stanford completed the installation of 4.5 MW of solar spread across the roofs of 15 campus buildings: Braun Music Center; Automotive Innovation Facility; 340 Bonair Siding ...

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44MW Solar Purchase from Summit Farms Membership Required

  • CustomerFirst Renewables (MD)
  • Massachusettes Institute of Technology (CT)

In the fall of 2016, MIT joined with two local partners (Boston Medical Center and Post Office Square Redevelopment Corporation) in a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Dominion Resources ...

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67 MW Stanford Solar Generating Station Membership Required

  • Stanford University (CA)
  • SunPower Corp (CA)

Covering approximately 200 acres in a western valley of the Mojave Desert, the 67 MW (DC) Stanford Solar Generating Station produces the equivalent of about half of the electricity used ...

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60MW Wind Energy Purchase: Cowboy Wind Farm Membership Required

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

On January 1, 2013, Oklahoma State began purchasing 110 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of wind energy annually under a 20 year power purchase agreement with Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. This ...

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50MW Wind Energy Purchase from Blue Creek Wind Farm Membership Required

  • The Ohio State University (OH)

In October 2012, Ohio State University signed a power purchase agreement with Iberdrola Renewables to purchase 50 megawatts (MW) of wind energy capacity from the Blue Creek Wind Farm, a ...

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2 MW Horn Point Solar Project Membership Required

  • University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (MD)
  • Standard Solar

UMCES partnered with Standard Solar, Inc. to install a 2MW solar field on approximately 10 acres of its Horn Point Laboratory campus. It is expected to generate approximately 50% of ...

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4.5 MW Solar Farm Membership Required

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)
  • REC Solar (CA)

Cal Poly has a 4.5 MW solar farm on 18.5-acres on the western edge of its campus. It was financed, designed, constructed and is maintained by REC Solar ...

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32.5 MW Off-Site Solar Farm: MD Solar 1 (in progress) Membership Required

  • Georgetown University (DC)

In September 2017, Georgetown University engaged Origis Energy USA to develop a 32.5-megawatt off-site solar power system on 518 acres in Charles County, Maryland. When complete in summer of ...

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3.8 MW Solar Installation at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Membership Required

  • Tufts University (MA)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)

Two new solar installations - a 2.5 MW DC project built on eight acres and a 1.27 MW DC project on four acres - at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine ...

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321 kW Solar Park Membership Required

  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (AR)

The 321 kW solar park is part of a $19.3 million energy performance contract that is expected to reduce UAPB’s energy consumption by 32 percent.

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25 kW solar array: Skokie campus Membership Required

  • Oakton Community College (IL)

The 25 kW roof-mounted system consists of approximately 80 solar panels and was completed on June 20, 2017. The Skokie campus is also home to a test system that provides ...

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Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2017 Membership Required

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017 presents the status of renewable energy employment, both by technology and in selected countries, over the past year. In this fourth edition, the ...

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Assessing the Higher Education Sector’s Use of Renewable Energy Membership Required

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

This article explores the extent to which U.S.-based institutions of higher education have engaged in voluntary purchases and production of renewable energy. Understanding these efforts is important in ...

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A renewable energy solution for Highfield Campus of University of Southampton Membership Required

  • University of Southampton

In today's world where the global warming is one of the biggest problems for mankind, sustainable energy generation is becoming more and more important every day. This project focuses ...

  • Posted 5 months ago
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AASHE Green Power Projects Data Export Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

The Google Sheet includes a list of campus solar and wind power projects collected by AASHE. This includes those projects that were once part of the Solar Renewable and Wind ...

  • Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Reducing Carbon Emissions in a Third Level Educational Institution in Sub-Sahara Africa Membership Required

  • Strathmore University

The effort to reduce carbon emissions as the arguably most prevalent cause of global warming has been a positive trend in most African countries. One of the most successful strategies ...

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Kauai Community College Tiny House Hydro Electric Micro Grid Project

  • Kauai Community College (HI)

During the Summer of 2016 a free Tiny House building course was offered free to the community of Kauai. The course ran for five days and focused on building the ...

  • Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago
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Students Spark Solar Membership Required

  • University of Minnesota, Duluth (MN)

A group of ten students focused in various areas of study from across the University of Minnesota Duluth campus came together to form the Solar University Network Delegation and advance ...

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Solar Garden Partnership: A Renewable Energy Innovation Membership Required

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)
  • Consumers Energy

Grand Valley State University (GVSU) began a renewable energy project in partnership with its local utility, Consumers Energy, after the Michigan Public Service Commission approved a Solar Garden program. This ...

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Stanford achieves dramatic greenhouse gas emissions reductions to surpass state, national, and international climate targets Membership Required

  • Stanford University (CA)

Stanford Energy System Innovations (SESI) is a new campus energy system powered by renewables, designed to meet the current and future energy needs of Stanford University in an environmentally, socially ...

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Wind Power Feasibility Study for Ball State University Membership Required

  • Ball State University (IN)

Based on two years of site-specific wind speed measurements and actual power curve performance estimates of five commercial wind turbines, a feasibility study of wind-power potential near Ball State University ...

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Florida Gulf Coast University Emerging Technologies Institute Membership Required

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

The FGCU Emerging Technologies institute is an off campus institute designed to facilitate projects and research in regards to sustainable technology. Projects will be geared towards environmental sustainability and renewable ...

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Biofuels and Bioproducts Research Lab Membership Required

  • University of South Florida (FL)

The focus of research at the Biofuels and Bioproducts research lab includes studying the chemical makeup of algae and the economic and physical feasibility of optimizing it as an alternative ...

  • Posted 6 months ago
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Northeastern University Center for Renewable Energy Technology (NUCRET) Membership Required

  • Northeastern University (MA)

NUCRET leads the national and worldwide effort in developing the fuel cells of the future based on the platinum free catalysts, as well as novel chemistries for advanced rechargeable batteries ...

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Temple Tiny House Membership Required

  • Temple University (PA)

The Temple University Tiny House project is a student designed and student constructed sustainable building located at Temple Community Garden on main campus. Completed in spring 2017, the 175 square ...

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Central Community College Hastings Wind Turbine Tour Membership Required

  • Central Community College (NE)

Students, staff, and community members enjoyed a presentation on the new 1.7 MW wind turbine at Central Community College Hastings from the Bluestem Energy Solutions project manager.

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  • Posted 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Start Your Next Renewable Energy Project with Little or No Cost Membership Required

  • Austin Community College (TX)
  1. Understand stakeholders’ roles with renewable energy projects – it takes a village to raise a renewable energy project.
  2. Review available funding sources for renewable energy projects – Look around, you had it ...
  • Posted 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Green Gigawatt Partnership: Reinventing Renewable Power Purchase Agreements for Higher Education Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Altenex, LLC (CA)

The higher education renewable energy market has grown dramatically in recent years as campus buyers have executed power purchase agreements (PPAs). But for all of the successes, two substantial obstacles ...

  • Posted 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Large-Scale Renewables: The Next Chapter in Higher Education Sustainability Leadership Membership Required

  • Second Nature (MA)
  • CustomerFirst Renewables (MD)

Higher education is uniquely positioned to both expand and benefit from climate leadership. Many universities and colleges have substantially stepped up their commitments and efforts to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG ...

  • Posted 8 months, 1 week ago
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Renewable Energy 100: The Course to a Carbon-Free Campus Membership Required

  • Allegheny College (PA)
  • University at Albany (NY)
  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • Butte College (CA)
  • Ball State University (IN)
  • University of Louisville (KY)
  • University of Delaware (DE)

America’s institutions of higher education can play a crucial role in the fight to prevent the worst impacts of global warming. Colleges and universities across the country should aggressively ...

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Sharing the Load: Aggregating Renewable Energy Purchases with Others Membership Required

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • CustomerFirst Renewables (MD)

The idea of pooling resources to increase bargaining power is not new. But it is being newly applied to renewable energy purchases. Now, no matter the size or location of ...

  • Posted 8 months, 1 week ago
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Green Gigawatt Partnership: How to Apply for AASHE's On Campus Solar Project Support Membership Required

  • Cedar Valley College - DCCCD (TX)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Altenex, LLC (CA)

AASHE is offering cost-free support for up to five campuses (http://greengigawatt.org/aashe-campus-project.php) to develop and implement on-campus (or near campus) solar projects.This webinar presents how the ...

  • Posted 9 months, 1 week ago
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1 kW Wind Turbine Membership Required

  • Bucknell University (PA)

In 2013, a 900 watt wind turbine was installed near the Center for Sustainability.

  • Posted 10 months, 1 week ago
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30 kW Rooftop Array: Golda Meir Library Membership Required

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (WI)

In addition to the energy conservation and green roof installation at Golda Meir, a larger solar pv system was also added into the project. Incorporating the pv panels into the ...

  • Posted 11 months ago
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25 kW Rooftop Array: Accelerator Building at Innovation Campus Membership Required

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (WI)

As UW-Milwaukee expanded into Wauwatosa at Innovation Campus, the Accelerator Building, a collaborative research space, achieved LEED Silver with the solar photovoltaic system on its rooftop.

  • Posted 11 months ago
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10 kW Rooftop Array: Cambridge Commons Membership Required

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (WI)

Solar panels are located on the 6-story core of the building. The installation was part of LEED Gold construction of the building.

  • Posted 11 months ago
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2 MW Solar Field (7 Acres) Membership Required

  • Weber State University (UT)
  • SolarCity

Solar panels now cover nearly seven acres of land on the southeast side of the campus. The solar area is enclosed by a black mesh fence and lined with rows ...

  • Posted 11 months, 1 week ago
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1.3 MW Rooftop Array: West Campus Membership Required

  • Yale University (CT)

In partnership with a renewable energy firm, the University is installing an array of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels that will occupy over 350,000 square-feet of roof space at West ...

  • Posted 11 months, 1 week ago
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822 kW Arrays: Preus Library and Regents Center Membership Required

  • Luther College (IA)

During the fall of 2015 Luther College installed an additional 821.76 kW of solar photovoltaic (PV) power in three arrays on the main campus. The vast majority of this ...

  • Posted 11 months, 1 week ago
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