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

722
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.

722 resources

600 kW Wind Turbine

  • University of Maine at Presque Isle (ME)

We are the first university in the state to install a mid-size wind turbine on campus. This $2 million project, the installation of a 600 kW wind turbine, produced 680 ...

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250 kW Wind Turbine

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

In the early 1990’s, RERL bought and erected on Mount Tom in nearby Easthampton a used 250-kilowatt turbine and has been operating a wind research and teaching station there ...

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120 kW Wind Turbines and Solar Arrays

  • Creighton University (NE)

In June 2010, with the assistance of funding from the US Department of Energy and the Omaha Public Power District, Creighton University deployed a variety of solar and wind energy ...

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120 kW VolturnUS 1:8 Offshore Wind Turbine

  • University of Maine (ME)

The data collected from the single VolturnUS 1:8 scale turbine demonstrated the viability of the floating concrete and composites hull. VolturnUS 1:8, the first grid-connected offshore wind turbine ...

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100 kW Community-scale Wind Turbine

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

Installation of a 100-kilowatt, community-scale wind turbine on the Appalachian State University campus has been completed and the turbine will soon begin generating electricity that will be fed into the ...

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100 kW Wind Turbine

  • Blackfeet Community College (MT)

Funded by a $225,000 Department of Energy Grant, the Blackfeet Community College, with support from local entities has completed construction of a 100-kilowatt wind generator.

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100 kW Turbine - Wind Energy Research Center

  • Case Western Reserve University (OH)

Case Western Reserve University continues to make progress toward a multimillion-dollar wind energy research center. The first wind turbine, scheduled to be operational sometime during fall semester, will be near ...

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2.4 kW Wind Turbine: Beech Hill Farm

  • College of the Atlantic (ME)

In the spring of 2009, College of the Atlantic offered a wind power course: "A Practicum in Wind Power". In this class, students learned about wind power and worked to ...

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100kW Wind Turbine

  • Richland Community College (IL)

The Richland Community College wind turbine serves as Richland’s “innovation signature.” It is iconic for Richland’s campus and new programs, while serving as the gateway to the Richland ...

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90 kW 160-foot V-17 Wind Turbine

  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (WI)

Located at the south end of the campus building, the 90-kilowatt, V-17 turbine is a remanufactured unit made in Denmark by Vestas, the world’s largest manufacturer of turbines. It ...

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80 kW 130-foot 2-blade Wind Turbine

  • University of Toledo (OH)

The University of Toledo installed solar and wind power at its Scott Park Campus of Energy and Innovation in Toledo, OH with help from Constellation Energy's Projects & Services ...

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65 kW Vestas V-15 Wind Turbine

  • Lakeshore Technical College (WI)

The Vestas was the first wind turbine installed on LTC's campus and the only turbine that faces into the wind. Southeast of the turbine is a 50-meter meteorological (MET ...

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55 kW Wind Turbine

  • Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles (QC)

The Gaspé campus of Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles installed a 55 kW Bonus turbine that had been previously installed in 1987 in Kuujjuaq. The Integrated Centre for ...

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50 kW 100-foot Wind Turbine

  • Des Moines Area Community College (IA)

Thanks to a $131,500 grant from the Iowa Office of Energy Independence, a new 100-foot wind turbine will be constructed on Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Ankeny Campus.

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50 kW Endurance E3120 Wind Turbine

  • Lakeshore Technical College (WI)

Rising 120 feet over the campus, LTC's Endurance wind turbine produces approximately 100,000 kilowatt-hours annually, enough energy to power 10 average American homes each year. Endurance's 29-foot ...

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44 kW Vergnet Turbine at Windmill Point

  • St. Lawrence College (ON)

The Cornwall Campus of St. Lawrence College, in collaboration with Ontario Power Generation, installed a 44 kW Vergnet turbine at Windmill Point in 2001. The 30 m unit has worked ...

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30 kW Sault College gets wind power

  • Sault College

MET Energy along with Sault College have designed a new 30kW wind turbine on campus. It is located between the general parking lot of J-wing and the Outback Student Life ...

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30 kW Micro-Wind Farm

  • Quinnipiac University (CT)

Perhaps the first significant wind installation on an American college campus, Quinnipiac’s “wind garden” is free of propellers and their objectionable whoosh. Each of its 25 upright cylindrical turbines ...

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26 kW Wind Turbines

  • Harvard University (MA)

Perched on 40-foot towers, two Bergey Excel turbines turn the wind into watts for Harvard’s electrical grid. The twin turbines, each rated at 10 kilowatt-hours, represent the University’s ...

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20 kW 124-foot Wind Turbine

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (IL)

A large, white, three-blade propeller was moved into position Wednesday to sit atop a 124-foot tower that commands attention on the SIUE campus. The blades are part of a turbine ...

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11 kW Wind Turbine

  • Northland College (WI)

An 11 kW wind turbine also generates electricity for the MELLC.

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10 kW Experimental Wind Turbine

  • Alfred University (NY)

Alfred University’s Center for Environmental and Energy Research (CEER) is testing the winds with a 10-kilowatt turbine it has installed on a hillside near this Western New York campus ...

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10 kW 100-foot Wind Generator

  • Goshen College (IN)

On Oct. 4 2005, contractors installed a 10-kilowatt wind generator at Goshen College’s Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center that will generate up to 20 percent of the facility’s ...

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10 kW 90-foot Wind Turbine

  • Macalester College (MN)

On a breezy day in late April 2003, months of work came to fruition. A wind turbine, located near the football field on the Macalester College campus in residential St ...

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10 kW Wind Turbine at the Material Recovery Center

  • Middlebury College (VT)

Installed in 2005, our 10 kW (kilowatt) wind turbine provides electricity to the nearby Material Recovery Center, powering lights and machinery. The Middlebury turbine has been providing approximately 15% of ...

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10 kW 42-foot Wind Turbine

  • Montana State University - Billings (MT)

A 42-foot, 10-kilowatt wind turbine was installed on the MSU Billings Campus. The turbine, designed by Taisei Techno Co. of Japan, is used by faculty and students the MSU Billings ...

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10 kW Wind Turbine

  • Nicolet Area Technical College (WI)

Nicolet College's commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability is also evident in the community. The college works with local partners on stewardship projects and other efforts. Additionally, the Rhinelander ...

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10 kW Three-Blade Wind Turbine

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

Power from the 10-kilowatt, three-blade wind turbine is being transmitted to the campus power grid. The project is funded by Rensselaer and NYSERDA. The wind turbine is attached to an ...

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10 kW Wind Turbine

  • University of Vermont (VT)

The University of Vermont has installed a small-scale, 10 kilowatt wind turbine on its campus near the corner of Main Street and East Avenue to serve a variety of educational ...

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8 kW 120-Foot Wind Turbine

  • James Madison University (VA)

JMU has a 120-foot tall addition to East Campus that may help students learn a thing or two about alternative energy. Baker Renewable Energy installed a wind turbine in the ...

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7 kW Rooftop Wind Turbines (seven 1 kW installations)

  • Washington University in St. Louis (MO)

Washington University in St. Louis added seven turbines on top of a renovated building in a historic district and making them an architectural feature by illuminating them at night. The ...

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6 kW Wind Turbines at Renewable Energy Research Facility

  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SD)

The Black Hills Power Renewable Energy Research Facility includes one 20 kW ReDriven wind turbine, one 2.4 kW SkyStream 3.7 wind turbine. The facility, funded through a $90 ...

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5 kW Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

  • Cape Cod Community College (MA)

A large solar farm, several smaller photovoltaic arrays and an innovative wind energy project installed on the college's West Barnstable campus are expected to save more than $100,000 ...

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5 kW 30-foot Vertical Axis Rooftop Wind Turbine

  • Wayne State University (MI)

Wayne State University erected a Franklin Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT), the first small wind energy turbine of its kind in North America -- atop the university's Engineering Technology Building ...

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4 kW Wind Turbine Demonstration Project

  • Calvin College (MI)

The Calvin College Renewable Energy Organization received a $6000 grant from the State of Michigan to build a small demonstration wind turbine on Calvin’s Campus. With the support of ...

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4 kW 60-foot Wind Turbine

  • John Brown University (AR)

John Brown University is erecting a wind turbine on campus to provide another level of hands-on experience for students studying renewable energy. The wind turbine will be tied directly to ...

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4.3 kW Ball Hall Rooftop Wind Turbines

  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (MA)

A fourth wind turbine capable of producing 2 kilowatts (kW) of electricity has recently been added on the roof of Ball Hall in the North Campus. This brings the total ...

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4 kW Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

The newest addition to the Notre Dame campus skyline, demonstrating the University’s commitment to renewable energy, was mounted on the roof of the Notre Dame power plant. The turbine ...

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3 KW Proven Wind Turbine

  • Lakeshore Technical College (WI)

The Proven is part of the Innovative Drive Train Design for Small Wind Turbines project. LTC's smallest wind turbine was installed to research and test the electronic components at ...

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2 60-foot Wind Turbine

  • Baldwin Wallace University (OH)

60-foot wind turbine on Baldwin-Wallace College’s campus can generate enough power to sustain a small business or home. Dovetail Solar and Wind of Cleveland assembled the structure.

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2 kW Skystream 3.7 Wind Turbine on a 45-foot Monopole Tower

  • Frostburg State University (MD)

WISE is a residential size demonstration system developed to generate electricity from wind and solar energy. The system is located on the Frostburg State University campus. WISE consists of a ...

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2 kW Rooftop Wind Turbine Student Thesis Project

  • Kettering University (MI)

Perched on top of Kettering University's academic building, a seven-foot diameter wind turbine generates electricity for campus, allows students to do new hands-on research and helps prompt similar initiatives ...

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2 kW 50-foot Wind Turbine

  • Montana State University (MT)

Montana State University is now home to a working wind turbine, thanks to a crew of students, faculty, staff and volunteers who hoisted the 50-foot-tall tower into place Monday afternoon ...

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2 kW 120-foot EW50 Wind Turbine

  • Owens Community College (OH)

Owens Community College is once again expanding its educational opportunities within the area of renewable energy by announcing the installation of the academic institution’s second wind turbine, Wednesday-Friday, Oct ...

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2 kW Wind turbine installed at Penn State's Center for Sustainability

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

A 70-foot-tall wind turbine was installed Friday, July 22, at Penn State’s nine-acre Sustainability Experience Center. Serving as both a source of clean, renewable energy and a research tool ...

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2 kW 37-foot Wind Turbine

  • University of Iowa (IA)

A UI Wind Turbine2.4kW wind turbine stretching approximately thirty-seven feet tall has been installed in front of the Madison Street Services Building. The turbine’s electrical wiring will be ...

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2 kW Wind Turbine

  • Yukon College (YT)

Yukon College installed a 1.5 kW wind turbine and a 2 kW solar PV array in a hybrid green power system that is used as a demonstration facility.

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1 kW Wind Turbine Hybrid System

  • Aurora College (NT)

Aurora College has installed a hybrid system to generate power for its own research institute. The system consists of a 1.4 kW photovoltaic array and a 850 watt wind ...

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1 kW WINDSPIRE Vertical Wind Turbine

  • Edgecombe Community College (NC)

Edgecombe Community College installed a Windspire wind turbine in time for its Earth Day Celebration on April 22, 2010. The new installation contributes clean energy to the campus and helps ...

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1.0 kW Bergey Wind Turbine

  • Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (NM)

Installed on a 40-foot tower, off-grid, with a Trace power module/inverter and four (4) 350-amp/hour batteries set on campus to provide real-time actual learning from an electrical generating ...

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