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

725
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.

725 resources

225 kW Ground Mount Array: Gammage Parkway - Phase 1 - West Median

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Strategic Solar Energy, LLC (AZ)
  • Hardison Downey Construction (AZ)

Ground mount shade pavilion. Gammage Parkway Parasol Phase 1. Fixed. 780 panels. 219.48 kWdc. Commissioning deadline = 11/14/13. PV Panel Type: JA Solar JAP6-72, 285W and 290W Inverter ...

  • Posted Dec. 7, 2012
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224 kW Ground Mount Array: Parking Lot 41 at Armstrong Hall

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • Encap Development LLC (MA)

Ground-mount parking canopy. Parking Lot 41. Fixed. 748 panels. 224.4 kWdc. 35 shaded parking spaces. Commissioning deadline = 9/20/13. PV Panel Type: Canadian Solar CS6X-300M monocrystalline Inverter Type ...

  • Posted Dec. 7, 2012
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205 kW Ground Mount Array: Parking Lot 11 at Lyceum Theatre

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • Encap Development LLC (MA)

Ground-mount parking canopy. Parking Lot 11. Fixed. 682 panels. 204.6 kWdc. 50 shaded parking spaces. Commissioning deadline = 9/20/13. PV Panel Type: Canadian Solar CS6X-300M monocrystalline Inverter Type ...

  • Posted Dec. 7, 2012
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172 kW Ground Mount Array: Orange Mall (Phase 2 - West Section)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Strategic Solar Energy, LLC (AZ)
  • Hardison Downey Construction (AZ)

Ground mount shade pavilion. Orange Mall Parasol Phase 2. Fixed. 600 panels. 166.38 kWdc. Commissioning deadline = 11/14/13. PV Panel Type: JA Solar JAP6-72, 285W and 290W Inverter ...

  • Posted Dec. 7, 2012
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138 kW Ground Mount Array: Orange Mall (Phase 1 - East Section)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Strategic Solar Energy, LLC (AZ)
  • Hardison Downey Construction (AZ)

Ground mount shade pavilion. Orange Mall Parasol Phase 1. Fixed. 447 panels. 134.52 kWdc. Commissioning deadline = 11/14/13. PV Panel Type: JA Solar JAP6-72, 285W and 290W Inverter ...

  • Posted Dec. 7, 2012
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89 kW Rooftop Array: McCord Hall

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • Encap Development LLC (MA)

The Robert K. & Sharon DuPont McCord Hall is a four-story, sustainable structure, constructed to house W.P. Carery School of Business MBA, Executive MBA, MRED, Executive Education and other ...

  • Posted Dec. 7, 2012
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86 kW Ground Mount Array: Cady Mall Solar

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Strategic Solar Energy, LLC (AZ)
  • Hardison Downey Construction (AZ)

Ground mount shade pavilion. Cady Mall Parasol. Fixed. 300 panels. 81.42 kWdc. Commissioning deadline = 11/14/13. PV Panel Type: JA Solar JAP6-72, 285W and 290W Inverter Type: Advanced ...

  • Posted Dec. 7, 2012
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409 kW Solar Canopies

  • The Catholic University of America (DC)
  • Standard Solar

The Catholic University of America today celebrated the installation of 714 solar panels in the O’Boyle Hall parking lot with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The addition makes CUA’s solar ...

  • Posted Nov. 1, 2012
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25 kW Rooftop Array: Mark Twain Athletic & Fitness Center

  • University of Missouri-St. Louis (MO)

With funding from the company Express Scripts, UMSL has completed its first solar panel installation to generate electricity. The roof of UMSL’s Mark Twain Athletic & Fitness Center features ...

  • Posted Nov. 1, 2012
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1 MW Solar System: Six Arrays

  • Desert Research Institute (NV)
  • Black Rock Solar (NV)

A new 498-kilowatt renewable energy project on the Reno campus of the Desert Research Institute is part of a statewide effort that will save DRI more than $160,000 in ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2012
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591 kW Rooftop Array: Gordon Indoor Track and Tennis Building

  • Harvard University (MA)
  • Borrego Solar (MA)

The Gordon Indoor Track and Tennis building now sports the University's largest solar energy project. During the course of six weeks, a local construction crew installed 2,275 solar ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2012
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280 kW Ground Mount Array: Pole Line Road

  • Luther College (IA)

Located on college-owned property north of campus, Luther is leasing the array from Decorah Solar Field, LLC, a corporation owned by Decorah resident Larry Grimstad. The array of 1,250 ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2012
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25 kW 45-foot Wind Turbine

  • The University of Findlay (OH)

Dan Klear of Superior Energy Solutions LLC, a company based in Ottawa, was on site to oversee the installation of the wind turbine, which stands approximately 45 feet tall. Each ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2012
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20 kW 100-foot Wind Turbine

  • University of Missouri (MO)

In 2012, MU installed a wind turbine near the corner of Stadium Boulevard and Champions Drive. The turbine has three blades, each 16 feet long, connected to a generator to ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2012
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18 kW Rooftop Array: Jackson Street Building

  • The University of Georgia (GA)

This 18-kilowatt solar electric system was installed in 2012 on the roof of the Jackson Street Building, which houses programs of the College of Environment & Design. Seventy-two MAGE Powertec ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2012
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15 kW Rooftop Array: Engineering Technology Center

  • Southern Polytechnic State University (GA)

The roof of the ETC has a new set of solar panels that are powered at 10 kW (equivalent to 170 household light bulbs). An additional 5 kW (equivalent to ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2012
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120-Foot Tall Wind Turbine Installation

  • Indiana Institute of Technology (IN)

Indiana Tech installed a wind turbine on its Fort Wayne campus to help engineering students learn about alternative energy sources.The wind turbine tower is 120 feet tall, and the ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2012
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4 kW Pole Mount Array: New Richmond Campus

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WI)

Thanks to the participation of New Richmond Utilities and WPPI Energy, a 16-panel PV (photovoltaic) solar system was installed on the east lawn at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond in ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2012
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3 kW Ground Mount Array:

  • The University of Findlay (OH)

The University received grants from both the BP Foundation and Dominion Resources to help retrofit two University-owned houses with renewable energy and monitoring equipment. In June 2012, solar power was ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2012
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1 kW Wall Mount Array: Stadium Parking Deck

  • Auburn University (AL)

Facilities Management, in partnership with the Office of Sustainability, has funded a pilot project for the installation of 24 solar panels on top of the northeast and southeast stairwells of ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2012
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8 kW Solar Homestead Bifacial Solar Canopy

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

The Solar Homestead is Appalachian State University's entry in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Inspired by the pioneer spirit of the early settlers in the ...

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2012
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7 kW Canopy Array: Library Traffic Circle

  • Appalachian State University (NC)
  • Sundance Power Systems Inc (NC)

This PV array uses 27 solar panels to produce more than enough electricity to power an average United States household

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2012
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4 kW Rooftop Array: Blackburn Vonnoy Farm House

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

The Sustainable Development Teaching and Research Farm is a student and faculty-powered operation that offers students an opportunity to immerse themselves into a living lab. The goal of the SD ...

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2012
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2 kW Pole Mount: Blackburn Vannoy Farm

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

The Sustainable Development Teaching and Research Farm is a student and faculty-powered operation that offers students an opportunity to immerse themselves into a living lab. The goal of the SD ...

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2012
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100 kW Ground Mount Arrays (3 Locations)

  • University of Florida (FL)

New solar panels were installed at the University of Florida in November 2012, reducing the university's energy costs and serving as a teaching tool for professors and students. Progress ...

  • Posted Sept. 26, 2012
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38 kW Rooftop Array: Cambus Maintenance Facility

  • University of Iowa (IA)

Located on the roof of the Cambus Maintenance Facility addition, power from this 38kW photovoltaic system is sent to the campus utility grid.

  • Posted Sept. 26, 2012
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280 kW Ground Mount Array: Baker Village

  • Luther College (IA)

The 280 kilowatt (kW) facility is installed on the north edge of campus and powers Baker Village—an energy-efficient, all-electric student housing complex that utilizes geothermal energy for heating and ...

  • Posted Sept. 11, 2012
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9 kW Rooftop Array: Library Building

  • Evergreen State College, The (WA)

A 9 kiloWatt solar photo-voltaic array on the roof of the Library Building was a first step towards developing a renewable energy infrastructure on campus.

  • Posted Sept. 11, 2012
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206 kW Canopy Array: Multimodal Transportation Center

  • University of Northern Iowa (IA)

This facility is one of the first net-zero buildings in the State of Iowa. The center is powered by 960 photovoltaic (PV) panels and the lobby is tempered with heat ...

  • Posted Sept. 7, 2012
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600 kW Wind Turbine

  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MA)

UMass Dartmouth broke ground on its wind turbine project, marking the latest milestone in its campus-wide effort to reduce annual energy costs by $3 million, shrink annual carbon emissions by ...

  • Posted Aug. 8, 2012
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4 kW 40-foot Wind Turbine

  • Broome Community College (NY)

Broome Community College's latest effort to support and produce green energy won't just lower utility bills - it'll be used to teach students. BCC unveiled a new wind ...

  • Posted Aug. 8, 2012
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105 kW Rooftop Array: Sun Devil Fitness Complex

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Architekton (AZ)

The Polytechnic Campus Sun Devil Fitness Complex was constructed in direct response to student demand and input. The building is a two-story structure, certified by the United States Green Building ...

  • Posted Aug. 7, 2012
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66 kW Rooftop Array: Discovery Hall

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • Encap Development LLC (MA)

Roof top mount. Discovery Hall. Fixed. 220 panels. 66 kWdc. Commissioning deadline = 9/20/13. PV Panel Type: Canadian Solar CS6X-300M monocrystalline Inverter Type: Advanced Energy AE50TX (1)

  • Posted Aug. 6, 2012
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6 kW Rooftop Array: Environmental Studies Building

  • Western Washington University (WA)

A student-funded solar array was installed atop the Environmental Studies Building at Western Washington University. The $167,500 project, funded by the student Green Energy Fee and proposed by a ...

  • Posted July 3, 2012
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536 kW Rooftop Array: MacroTechnology Works

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • Encap Development LLC (MA)

Rooftop mount. MacroTechnology Works; ASU Research Park. Fixed. 1,848 panels 545.49 kWdc. . PV Panel Type: Trina Solar TSM-300PC/PA14 - 300 Polycrystalline Inverter Type: Advanced Energy AE100TX (3), AE75TX ...

  • Posted June 27, 2012
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251 kW Canopy Array: Alberta B. Farrington Softball Stadium

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • Encap Development LLC (MA)

Rooftop shaded seating canopy. Alberta B. Farrington Softball Stadium. Fixed. 1,008 panels. 246.96 kWdc. Completion deadline = 8/21/13. PV Panel Type: Canadian Solar 290W polycrystalline Inverter Type ...

  • Posted June 27, 2012
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7 kW Rooftop Array: Nursing & Healthcare Innovation - Phase II

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The five-story, 88,934 square-foot facility provides five new classrooms for nursing students. The building also serves as a northern gateway to ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus. Located at Third ...

  • Posted June 27, 2012
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28 kW Ground Mount: Plant Service Operations Building

  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (IL)

In 2004, SIU received a grant to install a 28kW photovoltaic solar array by the Plant Service Operations building. Since then, the array has produced over 91,000 kWh of ...

  • Posted June 12, 2012
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818 kW Rooftop Arrays: Seven Buildings

  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • RGS Energy (CO)

Early in 2012, Johns Hopkins University brought over 900 kW of photovoltaic electricity generation online with roof-mounted solar arrays spread over seven campus buildings across Baltimore. The project was coordinated ...

  • Posted May 31, 2012
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42.6 MW Wind Farm

  • Whitman College (WA)
  • NextEra Energy Resources (FL)

In 2013, the College leased nearby farmland to NextEra Energy, which has seventy 660 kW turbines on the property. The 166 foot tall towers generate electricity when wind speeds are ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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3.28 MW Vestas V82 Wind Turbines

  • Mount Wachusett Community College (MA)

In March 2011, MWCC activated two new 1.64 MW wind turbines. The Vestas V82 turbines are now generating 100% of the college’s annual electricity, plus returning power back ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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2.3 MW Wind Turbine and Wind Energy Research Area

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

United States Department of Energy (DOE) officials, energy industry partners, wind energy researchers, political leaders, University administrators and hundreds of local school children watched the ceremonial “flip of the switch ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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2 MW Gamesa G90 Wind Turbine

  • University of Delaware (DE)

The University of Delaware and Gamesa Technology Corporation joined forces to install a utility-scale 2-megawatt (2-MW) wind turbine at UD’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes. The joint venture ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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1.7 MW Wind Turbine

  • Carleton College (MN)

The development and construction of a 1.65 Megawatt wind turbine located approximately 1-1/2 miles east of Carleton College in cooperation with the Northfield School District.

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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1.7 MW General Electric XLE Wind Turbine

  • Luther College (IA)

The Luther College wind turbine was installed on September 19, 2011 and commissioned by General Electric on November 1, 2011. Located on the bluff west of campus, the turbine symbolizes ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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1.7 MW Wind Turbine

  • St. Olaf College (MN)

Located just west of campus (behind Ytterboe Residence Hall), the 1.6-megawatt turbine provides power directly to the campus, meeting one third of the college's annual need.

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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1.7 MW 230-foot Wind Turbine

  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)

In March 2005, the West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) began operating a 1.65MW wind turbine. This 230-foot turbine provides the adjacent University of Minnesota, Morris with 5 ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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1.5 MW GE Wind Turbine

  • Illinois Institute of Technology (IL)

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) celebrated the installation of Chicago's first research-based advanced wind turbine at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today on the university's main campus on the South ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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1.2 MW Three-Blade Wind Turbines (400 kW each)

  • Ohio Northern University (OH)

Each three-blade wind turbine is 220 feet tall and generates 400 kilowatts of power. The University will use the collective 1.2 megawatts of power generated by the three wind ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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660 kW 242-foot Single-Turbine Installation

  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MA)

This single-turbine project at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts was constructed by affiliate Jay Cashman, Inc. in 2006. It is MMA's first wind turbine construction project ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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