Green Power Projects

Introduction

AASHE's Higher Education Green Power Projects Database includes both on-campus renewable energy installations as well as power purchase agreements for renewable energy generated off-site.

At a Glance

842
Total Resources
479
Organizations
7
Countries
47
U.S. States & Territories
6
Canadian Provinces

Bars in graphs can be clicked to view resources that align with a particular category. Because a resource may be listed under multiple topics and disciplines, graph data may include higher total counts than what is indicated in total resources above.

842 resources

500 kW Solar Canopy: Eastside 2 Parking Structure

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

Completed in fall 2020, the new parking structure at CSU Fullerton is a state-of-the-art facility that is a mirror image of the existing structure IPD designed and completed in 2010 ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2022
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12.3 MW Pollinator Friendly Solar Farm

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign marked the completion of its 12.3-MWdc solar farm by planting native pollinator habitat on the 54-acre site.

The project is the second solar farm ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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473 kW Rooftop Mount Student Services Building and Student Recreation Center

  • University of California, Riverside (CA)

UC Riverside is expanding its access to on-site renewable energy with the installation of solar panels on two campus buildings.

Workers have been installing panels on the Student Recreation Center ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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2.4 kW Rooftop Mount Keppel Carriage House

  • Hope College (MI)

A solar power project by engineering students at Hope College is charging landscape equipment and electric golf carts.

A small 2.4 kW photovoltaic system was installed on top of ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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470 kW Roof Top Mount Kirby Sports Center

  • Lafayette College (PA)

Installation of solar panels began June 1 on the sun-soaked roof of Kirby Sports Center. The approximately 470-kilowatt (kW) solar array will power operations at Kirby. The solar installation is ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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50 kW Wind Turbine: Bjorklunden

  • Lawrence University (WI)

A 50kw Endurance wind turbine at Bjorklunden, our nature preserve and lodge in Door County, WI, installed in October 2011 and commissioned December 8th 2011. The turbine provides up to ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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20 kW Rooftop Mount Hiett Residence Hall

  • Lawrence University (WI)

A 20kw solar pv array on Hiett Residence Hall, which provides as much as 90% of the building's electricity demands on peak days. This solar array was installed in ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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72 kW Rooftop Mount Stanton Hall

  • Whitman College (WA)

Whitman College has solar arrays on Bratton Tennis Center, Cleveland Commons, and Stanton Hall.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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58 kW Rooftop Mount Cleveland Commons

  • Whitman College (WA)

Whitman College has solar arrays on Bratton Tennis Center, Cleveland Commons, and Stanton Hall.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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21 kW Rooftop Mount Bratton Tennis Center

  • Whitman College (WA)

Whitman College has solar arrays on Bratton Tennis Center, Cleveland Commons, and Stanton Hall.

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4 kW Rooftop Mount E-House

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

IUB has solar photovoltaic systems installed and on the grid on top of four buildings. The E-House system is rated at 4 kW.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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2.1 kW Rooftop Mount Indiana Memorial Union

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

IUB has solar photovoltaic systems installed and on the grid on top of four buildings. The Indiana Memorial Union system is rated at 2.1 kW.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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23.15 kW Rooftop Mount Briscoe Quadrangle

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

IUB has solar photovoltaic systems installed and on the grid on top of four buildings. The Briscoe Quadrangle system is rated at 23.15 kW.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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5 kW Rooftop Mount IU Art Museum

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

IUB has solar photovoltaic systems installed and on the grid on top of four buildings. The Indiana Memorial Union system is rated at 2.1 kW; the Briscoe Quadrangle system ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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17 kW Ground Mount Hastings Campus

  • Central Community College (NE)

The Hastings Campus has a 17 kilowatt ground-mounted tracking solar system south of the Merrick Building.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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1.7 MW Wind Turbine Hastings Campus

  • Central Community College (NE)

A partnership between CCC, Bluestem Energy and the City of Hastings led to completion of a 1.7-megawatt wind turbine in December 2016 on the Hastings Campus. When operating, this ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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2 kW Solar Thermal EcoDorm

  • Warren Wilson College (NC)

Warren Wilson College’s (WWC) EcoDorm serves as the newest residence hall housing 36 students. Some of the most notable features of the building are its tight envelope, use of ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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2.6 MW Solar Array

  • Houghton College (NY)

The solar array enables Houghton College to put faith into action by practicing responsible stewardship of God’s creation. Not only does the array provide clean energy, but it also ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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127 kW Rooftop Solar Thermal Mount Engineering and Science Building

  • Binghamton University (NY)

In 2013, the University was awarded a High Performance Energy Efficiency award from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority for the construction of the Engineering and Science ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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16.3 MW South Campus Large Solar Power Plant

  • University of California, Davis (CA)

UC Davis took a major step forward in securing affordable renewable energy for the campus with the South Campus Large Solar Power Plant. The plant finished construction and began producing ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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125 kW Rooftop Mount Student Union

  • San Jose State University (CA)

125kV solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on the roof of the Student Union are estimated to generate 100,000 kWh annually. All electricity from the panels is generated and used onsite.

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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756 kW Rooftop and Parking Lot Solar

  • University of California, Davis (CA)

In January 2012, the campus "flipped the switch" on solar photovoltaic installations on various central campus building rooftops and a parking lot; the installations total 756 kW of production capacity ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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64 MW Warwick Solar Farm

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

Q's 64 megawatt Warwick Solar farm is powering UQ to be 100 per cent renewable.

Fast facts - Over 200,000 solar panels - Clean energy generated is sufficient to power ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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28.8 kW Roof Top Mount Pinjarra Hills

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

Situated in Queensland's beautiful rural landscape, the Pinjarra Hills campus is a 282-hectare site where varied research activities take place.

The first solar pv system of this site was ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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12.6 kW Roof Top Mount Research Laboratories

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The roof-top PV installation on the research laboratories is similar to that located on the teaching block: a 12.6 kWp array with panels mounted parallel to the roof.

Electrical ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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16.8 kW Roof Top Mount Boat Shed

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The boatshed has 16.8 kWp of roof mounted PV panels. The panels are installed parallel with the low angle roof line and are arranged symmetrically either side of the ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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25.2 kW Roof Top Mount Administration and Teaching Facility

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The administration and teaching blocks each have a 12.6 kWp roof-mounted PV array making the total installation 25.2 kWp.

Modules are installed parallel with the roof on the ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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226.5 kW Roof Top Mount PACE

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE) Institute is UQ's core learning precinct for pharmaceutical sciences and research.

This centre hosts seminar rooms, state-of-the-art laboratories as well as specialised ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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40 kW Roof Top Mount Moreton Bay Research Station

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Moreton Bay Research Station (MBRS) is on the Moreton Bay side of North Stradbroke Island, in the community of Dunwich.

A 40 kWp rooftop PV system was installed on ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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102.5 kW Roof Top Mount Library Warehouse Building 8248

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Gatton Libray Warehouse is a state of the art environmentally-controlled facility built to store and safeguard key bibliographic material (e.g. books, journals, documents and archives). Its 102.5 ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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25 kW Roof Top Mount Electrical Substation Building 8167

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

Gatton's Building 8167 is an important element in the campus infrastructure.

It houses a major electrical substation and shelters a vital back-up power generator. Its location and orientation makes ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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630 kW Single-Axis Tracking Array Gatton Solar Research Facility

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The 630kW single-axis tracking array is made up of PV panels mounted on a single axis that tilts from east to west throughout the day to maximise energy output.

While ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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630 kW Fixed-Tilt Array Gatton Solar Research Facility

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The fixed-tilt arrays make up the majority of PV panels in the Gatton Solar Research Facility.

It comprises of three identical 630 kW systems: the west array, the centre array ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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630 kW Dual-Axis Tracking Array Gatton Solar Research Facility

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The 630kW dual-axis tracking array comprises of 160 individual trackers, each with a peak output power of 4.275 kW.

These trackers are capable of a 340-degree slewing motion and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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164 kW Roof Top Mount Warehouse Building (No. 99)

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

As well as providing key storage and logistical services, the Warehouse Building (No.99) has also become provider of renewable energy and a vital link for green transport on the ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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40.2 kW Roof Top Mount Upland Road Clinics Complex

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Upland Road Clinics Complex is fitted with a 40.2 kW in solar PV array.

The seven systems comprising this PV installation were installed with great care to protect ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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443 kW Roof Top Mount UQ Centre

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The 433kWp PV installation at the UQ Centre is the largest on campus.

The centre's extensive, gently sloping roof area, which is free of obstructions, as well as the ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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89.76 kW Roof Top Mount Sir Llew Edwards Building

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Sir Llew Edwards Building has several features including water harvesting, strategic shading and a substantial photovoltaic installation.

Most of the solar panels on the building's roof are laid ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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34.66 kW Roof Top Mount Queensland Bioscience Precinct

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Queensland Bioscience Precinct (QBP) is a collaborative research facility dedicated to human, animal and plant biotechnological research.

With a footprint of 35,000 square meters, the QPB comprises four ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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13.4 kW Roof Top Mount Prentice Building

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Prentice Building accommodates the university's Information Technology Service and Property and Facilities Division and is the site of the main data centre on the St Lucia Campus.

The ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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15.23 kW Roof Top Mount Pedestrian Link Bridge

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Pedestrian Link Bridge demonstrates how walkways and pedestrian infrastructure can play an important role in UQ’s shift to more sustainable energy.

The bridge provides a covered walkway for ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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339 kW Roof Top Mount Multi Level Carpark 2

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

This is the second of two nearly identical buildings. Almost 339 kWP of PV has been installed on its undulating roof. Some panels have been laid flat on the roof ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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339 kW Roof Top Mount Multi Level Carpark 1

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

This is one of two nearly identical multilevel car parking buildings. Its near flat roof and absence of shading structures often found on other buildings, such as exhaust cowls and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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42.25 kW Roof Top Mount Learning and Innovation Building

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Learning and Innovation Building (LIB) is UQ's hub for technology-assisted learning.

In keeping with the university's sustainability goals, the building was designed with cutting-edge green design features ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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54.3 kW Roof Top Mount Joyce Ackroyd Building

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Joyce Ackroyd Building building has a PV system which is capable of producing up to 80,000 kWh of clean energy a year.

The 54.3 kWp system of ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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116.5 kW Roof Top Mount John Hines & Physiology Lecture Theatre Buildings

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The John Hines and Physiology Lecture Theatre buildings jointly feature a 116.5 kWp solar PV system.

This PV installation has been equipped with power optimisers designed to improve power ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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133.62 kW Roof Top Mount James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Mayne Centre building houses the UQ Art Museum. As well as being home to more than 4000 museum pieces, the building is also renowned for its award-wining architecture.

The ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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138 kW Roof Top Mount Global Change Institute Building

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Global Change Institute (GCI) living building is UQ's flagship sustainability project, providing a focal point for the university’s initiative in sustainable education and research.

The GCI building ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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66.5 kW Roof Top Mount General Purpose South Building

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The General Purpose South building is fitted-out with a 66.5 kWp solar PV system.

This installation and the re-commissioning of HVAC and hot water systems, have led to a ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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66.5 kW Roof Top Mount General Purpose North 3 Building

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The General Purpose North 3 Building has a 66.5 kWp PV system, one of several initiatives aimed at reducing the building's carbon footprint.

With 266 PV modules occupying ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2021
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