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

723
Total Resources
451
Organizations
6
Countries
48
U.S. States & Territories
7
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.

723 resources

1.7 kW Powerhouse Vertical Axis Wind Turbines

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The Colorado State University Powerhouse Energy Campus is located near the heart of downtown Fort Collins. The 100,000 square-foot Powerhouse Energy Campus consists of two parts; the CSU Engines ...

  • Posted March 20, 2018
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25 kW Powerhouse Solar Array

  • Colorado State University (CO)

Completed in 2014, the Colorado State University Powerhouse Energy Campus is located near the heart of downtown Fort Collins. The Powerhouse serves as the headquarters of the Energy Institute.

The ...

  • Posted March 20, 2018
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5.9 MW Wind Energy Purchase

  • Southwestern University (TX)

In January 2010, Southwestern University signed an agreement with the City of Georgetown that enables the university to meet all its electric needs with wind power. Under the agreement, Southwestern ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2018
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29 MW Purchase from Red Rock Solar Project

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Arizona State University is purchasing 72.5% of the output of the 40 MW Red Rock Solar Project via a 20 year power purchase agreement.

  • Posted Feb. 5, 2018
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2.2 MW Solar Garden

  • Sullivan County Community College (NY)

SUNY Sullivan's 2.15 MW Solar Garden generates about half the electricity used by the college. The college purchases the power generated by the panels under 20 year power ...

  • Posted Feb. 5, 2018
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1.3 MW Offsite Solar Array

  • Brandeis University (MA)
  • Borrego Solar (MA)

Under a 20 year power purchase agreement with Kenyon Energy, Brandeis is purchasing solar energy from a 1.27 megawatt (MW) system installed by Borrego Solar on the roof of ...

  • Posted Feb. 5, 2018
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46.5 MW Solar Purchase from Sunraysia Solar Farm

  • University of New South Wales (NSW)

University of New South Wales entered into a 15-year solar power purchase agreement with Maoneng Australia and Origin Energy. Under the agreement, UNSW is purchasing up to 124,000 MWh ...

  • Posted Feb. 5, 2018
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13.5 MW Solar Carport System

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • CustomerFirst Renewables (MD)

Michigan State University partnered with Inovateus Solar and Alterra Power Corp. to install a 13.5 MW solar carport system spread above 4,500 parking spaces in 5 locations around ...

  • Posted Jan. 18, 2018
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4.7 MW Solar Array

  • Hampshire College (MA)
  • SolarCity

Hampshire College partnered with SolarCity to install 4.7 MW (DC) of solar on 19 acres of its 840-acre campus. The system is expected to provide 100 percent of Hampshire ...

  • Posted Jan. 12, 2018
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4.3 MW Solar Parking Canopy

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

UCR partnered with SunPower to install a 4.3 MW solar canopy above two campus parking lots (lots 30 and 32). The project was built and fully financed by SunPower ...

  • Posted Jan. 4, 2018
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2.8 MW Solar Array

  • Mohawk Valley Community College (NY)
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) (NY)

Mohawk Valley Community College partnered with GroSolar to develop a 2 MW AC / 2.8 MW DC solar array on a site owned by the Rome Industrial Development Corporation. MVCC ...

  • Posted Jan. 4, 2018
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1.8 MW of Rooftop Solar

  • Charles Sturt University (NSW)

Charles Sturt University contracted with Todae Solar to design, construct and install 1.77 MW of rooftop solar spread across 17 buildings of its its Wagga Wagga campus. The system ...

  • Posted Jan. 3, 2018
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1.6 MW Hydro Purchase from King’s Fall Hydroelectric Facility

  • St. Lawrence University (NY)

In 2015, St. Lawrence University signed a long-term agreement with Gravity Renewables that allowed for the refurbishment and repair of the King’s Fall Hydroelectric Facility in Lewis County. That ...

  • Posted Jan. 2, 2018
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2 MW Denton Road Solar Array

  • Skidmore College (NY)
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) (NY)
  • WGL Energy (VA)
  • Dynamic Energy (MA)

Skidmore College contracted with Dynamic Energy to develop a 2-megawatt solar array located on 8 acres of College property about one mile from its main campus. The array consists of ...

  • Posted Jan. 2, 2018
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850 kW Hydro Purchase from Chittenden Falls Hydroelectric Facility

  • Skidmore College (NY)

In 2015, Skidmore College finalized an agreement with Gravity Renewables to purchase the output of the revitalized Chittenden Falls Hydroelectric Facility in Columbia County. The certified low-impact dam generates about ...

  • Posted Jan. 2, 2018
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927 kW Hydro Purchase from Groveville Hydro Facility

  • Vassar College (NY)

In September 2015, Vassar College announced a 20-year agreement with the hydro power company Gravity Renewables to purchase power generated at the 927 kW Groveville Hydro Facility in Beacon, NY ...

  • Posted Jan. 2, 2018
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2.8 MW Harford Solar Farm at the Ruminant Center

  • Cornell University (NY)

This 2.8 MW solar farm is comprised of 9,333 photovoltaic panels spread across 20 acres at Cornell’s Ruminant Center in Harford, New York.

  • Posted Jan. 2, 2018
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4 MW Musgrave Research Farm Solar Project

  • Cornell University (NY)

Cornell University partnered with Distributed Sun and Building Energy Asset Management to install two 2 MW solar farms (Musgrave East and Musgrave West) on 28 acres attached to Cornell's ...

  • Posted Jan. 2, 2018
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2 MW Sutton Road Solar Farm

  • Cornell University (NY)
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) (NY)

Sutton Road Solar Farm, a 2-megawatt energy facility in Geneva, New York, became fully operational April 2016. Spread over 17 acres, the installation offsets nearly 40 percent of the annual ...

  • Posted Jan. 2, 2018
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2 MW Snyder Road Solar Farm

  • Cornell University (NY)
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) (NY)
  • Sol Systems (DC)

The Cornell Snyder Road Solar Farm – comprised of with 6,778 photovoltaic panels on an 11-acre plot of Cornell property that adjoins the Tompkins County Regional Airport – went live in ...

  • Posted Jan. 2, 2018
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3.3 MW Wind Purchase from Roth Rock Wind Farm

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2017
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18 MW Wind Purchase from Pinnacle Wind Farm

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2017
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1.4 MW Solar Array on Pecos Campus

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2017
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52 MW Capital Partners Solar Project

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2017
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4.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Installations

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Oct. 14, 2017
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44MW Solar Purchase from Summit Farms

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

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 ...

  • Posted Oct. 14, 2017
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67 MW Stanford Solar Generating Station

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Oct. 11, 2017
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60 MW Wind Energy Purchase: Cowboy Wind Farm

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Oct. 11, 2017
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50 MW Wind Energy Purchase from Blue Creek Wind Farm

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Oct. 10, 2017
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2 MW Horn Point Solar Project

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Oct. 9, 2017
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4.5 MW Solar Farm

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Oct. 9, 2017
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32.5 MW Off-Site Solar Farm: MD Solar 1 (in progress)

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Oct. 9, 2017
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3.8 MW Solar Installation at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Oct. 9, 2017
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321 kW Solar Park

  • 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.

  • Posted Oct. 9, 2017
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25 kW solar array: Skokie campus

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Oct. 6, 2017
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1 kW Wind Turbine

  • Bucknell University (PA)

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

  • Posted Jan. 11, 2017
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30 kW Rooftop Array: Golda Meir Library

  • 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 Dec. 20, 2016
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25 kW Rooftop Array: Accelerator Building at Innovation Campus

  • 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 Dec. 20, 2016
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10 kW Rooftop Array: Cambridge Commons

  • 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 Dec. 20, 2016
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2 MW Solar Field (7 Acres)

  • 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 Dec. 16, 2016
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1.3 MW Rooftop Array: West Campus

  • 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 Dec. 16, 2016
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822 kW Arrays: Preus Library and Regents Center

  • 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 Dec. 16, 2016
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750 kW Solar Field: Long Lane

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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547 kW Solar Photovoltaic Project

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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290 kW Rooftop Arrays: Coors Events Center 2

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

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

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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201 kW Ground Mount Array: West Side

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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200 kW Freeman Athletic Center

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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180 kW Rooftop Array: Bristlecone Building

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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143 kW Solar Farm (1.5 Acres)

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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131 kW Rooftop Array: Medical School Building

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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