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

706
Total Resources
441
Organizations
5
Countries
49
U.S. States & Territories
7
Canadian Provinces

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706 resources

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

  • 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 ...

  • 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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60MW 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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50MW 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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106 kW Carport Arrays: Storm Nasatir Hall

  • 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.

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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100 kW Canopy Array: Quinney College of Law

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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49 kW Ground Mount Array: Auto Shop

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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49 kW Ground Mount Array: Bently Hall

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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25 kW Rooftop Array: Swing Dorm

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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12 kW Rooftop Array: Riverside Campus

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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9 kW Rooftop Array: Franklin Environmental Center

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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2.9 MW Solar Fields (5 arrays, 12 Acres)

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 15, 2016
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48 kW Rooftop Array: Student Experience Center

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 15, 2016
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2 kW Rooftop Array: Kelley Engineering Center

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 15, 2016
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2 kW Solar Trailer

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 15, 2016
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1 kW Pole Mount: Hatfield Marine Science Center

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 15, 2016
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5.9 MW Solar Farm (20.8 Acres)

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 14, 2016
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430 kW Solar Field (2.46 Acres)

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 14, 2016
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240 kW Solar Field (1.56 Acres)

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 14, 2016
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100 kW Solar Site: Center for Energy Research

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 14, 2016
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33 KW Rooftop Array: Wassaja Residence Hall

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 14, 2016
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15 kW Business Research Council Laboratory Solar Test Bed

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 14, 2016
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11 kW Ground Mount: Allerton Park

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 13, 2016
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16.3 MW Solar Field (62 Acres)

  • 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 ...

  • Posted Dec. 12, 2016
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