Green Power Projects

Introduction

AASHE's 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

702
Total Resources
438
Organizations
5
Countries
49
U.S. States & Territories
7
Canadian Provinces

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702 resources

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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1 kW Wind Turbine Membership Required

  • Bucknell University (PA)

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

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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750 kW Solar Field: Long Lane Membership Required

  • Wesleyan University (CT)

In November 2016, Wesleyan celebrated the installation of a 750 kW-AC ground-mounted solar photovoltaic system, or solar farm, located near Physical Plant, at the corner of Long Lane and Wadsworth ...

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547 kW Solar Photovoltaic Project Membership Required

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

In spring and summer 2014, the university added a total of 379 kilowatts (kw) of solar on university-owned property throughout the region. Prior to this installation, the university had 33 ...

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290 kW Rooftop Arrays: Coors Events Center 2 Membership Required

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

290 kW array installed in 2013 with an annual estimated production of 320,000 kWh

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201 kW Ground Mount Array: West Side Membership Required

  • Western Nevada College (NV)
  • Black Rock Solar (NV)

This 201 kW ground-mounted array was installed on the west side of the Western Nevada College campus in Carson City. The first renewable energy project for WNC is a source ...

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200 kW Freeman Athletic Center Membership Required

  • Wesleyan University (CT)

The roof mounted array consists of 330 panels, which are capable of making 90 kW. The parking lot array has 396 panels capable of making 110 kW. In sum, the ...

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180 kW Rooftop Array: Bristlecone Building Membership Required

  • Western Nevada College (NV)
  • Black Rock Solar (NV)

Black Rock Solar has installed a fifth solar array for Western Nevada College – a 180-kW roof array on the Bristlecone Building. The latest 666 panels at the Carson City campus ...

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143 kW Solar Farm (1.5 Acres) Membership Required

  • Middlebury College (VT)

At the urging of pioneering students, Middlebury has built a 143-kilowatt, 1.5-acre solar farm on Route 125, west of McCardell Bicentennial Hall. The 34 solar trackers on the farm ...

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131 kW Rooftop Array: Medical School Building Membership Required

  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (TX)

In an effort to reduce electric costs and expand ecologically-friendly practices on campus, Facilities Management installed a 131 Kw photovoltaic system on the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Campus ...

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106 kW Carport Arrays: Storm Nasatir Hall Membership Required

  • San Diego State University (CA)
  • Sullivan Solar Power (CA)

The 106 kW photovoltaic canopy installation, installed by Sullivan Solar Power, generates enough energy to offset the building's utility bills to permit a savings of $28,560 a year.

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100 kW Canopy Array: Quinney College of Law Membership Required

  • University of Utah (UT)

Officials switched on a new set of solar panels at the University of Utah in October 2016. The panels canvas the top of a new parking structure next to the ...

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49 kW Ground Mount Array: Auto Shop Membership Required

  • Western Nevada College (NV)
  • Black Rock Solar (NV)

Black Rock Solar installed a 49 kW ground-mounted array powering the Auto Shop at Western Nevada College’s Carson City campus. The array is expected to offset 100 percent of ...

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49 kW Ground Mount Array: Bently Hall Membership Required

  • Western Nevada College (NV)
  • Black Rock Solar (NV)

This is Black Rock Solar’s third project with WNC, and was built concurrently with another 49 kilowatt array at the Carson City campus. These arrays bring the college’s ...

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25 kW Rooftop Array: Swing Dorm Membership Required

  • Yale University (CT)

In the summer of 2009 the roof of a Yale dormitory was selected as a test site for the installation of a 24.5-kilowatt thin-film solar system. Initially expected to ...

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12 kW Rooftop Array: Riverside Campus Membership Required

  • Austin Community College (TX)

11.6 KW Grid tied PV system was installed on the roof of building G at Riverside Campus. This project was funded by the WorkSource Grant and the Austin Energy ...

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9 kW Rooftop Array: Franklin Environmental Center Membership Required

  • Middlebury College (VT)

The installation consists of 38 panels and can produce a maximum of 8.5 kilowatts (225 watts per panel). These panels were made by SunPower, a large solar company eadquartered ...

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2.9 MW Solar Fields (5 arrays, 12 Acres) Membership Required

  • Oregon State University (OR)
  • SolarCity
  • SolarWorld (CA)

Since 2013, five large grid-tied, ground-mounted solar electric (photovoltaic) arrays have been installed on agricultural lands operated by Oregon State University as part of “Solar by Degrees,” a large-scale photovoltaic ...

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48 kW Rooftop Array: Student Experience Center Membership Required

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Advanced Energy Systems completed a 48 kW solar electric system for OSU Student Experience Center in 2014. The array consists of 188 SolarWorld 255 watt modules, and three SMA 12000 ...

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2 kW Rooftop Array: Kelley Engineering Center Membership Required

  • University of Oregon (OR)

A 2.4 kilowatt photovoltaic system was installed on the Kelley Engineering Center during its construction in 2004. While this relatively small system provides a fraction of the power this ...

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2 kW Solar Trailer Membership Required

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The OSU Solar Trailer is a portable device that captures and stores solar energy. Its purpose is to educate about photovoltaic (solar electric) energy technologies and provide a renewable, portable ...

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1 kW Pole Mount: Hatfield Marine Science Center Membership Required

  • University of Oregon (OR)

A 1.1 kilowatt array at HMSC in Newport demonstrates, renewable energy technology to visitors and reflects OSU's commitment to education in sustainable practices. HMSC has also implemented campus-wide ...

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5.9 MW Solar Farm (20.8 Acres) Membership Required

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

The 20.8-acre solar farm, designed, built, and operated by Phoenix Solar South Farms LLC, produces around 7.86 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) annually, approximately 2% of the FY15 electrical demand ...

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430 kW Solar Field (2.46 Acres) Membership Required

  • University of Michigan (MI)
  • DTE Energy (OH)

The solar installation project, through DTE Energy’s SolarCurrents program, involved the installation of ground-based and pole-mounted solar panels, rated up to 600 kilowatts (kW). These panels have a potential ...

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240 kW Solar Field (1.56 Acres) Membership Required

  • University of Michigan (MI)
  • DTE Energy (OH)

Construction began in May 2013 on the site of the second U-M/DTE Energy solar panel installation fulfilling President Coleman’s commitment to bring renewable energy to north campus. The ...

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100 kW Solar Site: Center for Energy Research Membership Required

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas (NV)

The solar power generation systems are run by UNLV's Center for Energy Research. Opened in 2001, the "solar site" as it commonly called on campus, originally was funded by ...

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33 KW Rooftop Array: Wassaja Residence Hall Membership Required

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

The roof of Wassaja Hall sports 120 solar panels that can collectively produce 1,000 volts of energy in direct sunlight. The system doesn’t have a storage component, so ...

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15 kW Business Research Council Laboratory Solar Test Bed Membership Required

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

The Business Research Council Laboratory solar test bed provides the Illinois Center for Smarter Electricity Grid (ICSEG) with a research platform to collect data, test, and validate vulnerability solutions for ...

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11 kW Ground Mount: Allerton Park Membership Required

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

Robert Allerton left the Allerton Park to the University of Illinois for education, research, and as a public park. Students in ENG 315: Learning in Community – Allerton Park built an ...

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16.3 MW Solar Field (62 Acres) Membership Required

  • University of California, Davis (CA)
  • SunPower Corp (CA)

University of California (UC), Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi and SunPower representatives dedicated a newly constructed 16.3-megawatt (AC) solar power plant in November 2015. The new plant, which ...

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4.1 MW Rooftop and Parking Canopy Arrays: West Village Membership Required

  • University of California, Davis (CA)
  • SunPower Corp (CA)

West Village at UC Davis is served by an on-site, 4.1 MW production capacity, solar system through a power purchase agreement with SunPower. The West Village solar system is ...

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3.2 MW West Campus Solar Farm (11 Acres) Membership Required

  • University of California, Riverside (CA)
  • SunPower Corp (CA)

UCR signed a 20-year power purchase agreement that allowed SunPower Corporation to construct, operate and maintain the 3.2 MW facility with the university purchasing the power. UCR spent $350 ...

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3.2 MW Canopy Parking Arrays Membership Required

  • University of California, Irvine (CA)
  • NextEra Energy Resources (FL)
  • SolarWorld (CA)

UC Irvine installed more than 11,700 solar panels that generate up to 3.2 megawatts of power, the amount needed to meet the electrical needs of 1,800 homes ...

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850 kW Array: Indoor Practice Facility Membership Required

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

850 kW array installed in 2016 with an annual estimated production of 1,052,653 kWh. Main campus, 2250 Stadium Dr Boulder, CO

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