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

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725 resources

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 ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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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 ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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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 ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
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463 kW Ground Mount Array: MacroTechnology Works - Parking Lot

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

Ground-mount parking canopy. MacroTechnology Works; ASU Research Park. Fixed. 1,595 panels 452.98 kWdc. PV Panel Type: Canadian Solar CS6X-P 290W, polycrystalline Inverter Type: Advanced Energy AE500TX (1)

  • Posted May 9, 2012
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2.3 MW Solar Field

  • Oberlin College (OH)
  • SPG Solar (CA)

The array consists of 7,722 polycrystalline photovoltaic (PV) panels bolted to a ground-mounted tracking system and covers about 10 acres of agricultural land on the northwest corner of campus ...

  • Posted May 1, 2012
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325 kW Rooftop Array: Lewis Hall

  • Washington and Lee University (VA)
  • Secure Futures LLC (VA)
  • Solar Energy Solutions, LLC (KY)
  • Southern Energy Management (NC)

Two solar PV arrays were installed at Washington and Lee University in 2012. The larger of the two, an installation of 1,016 SunPower solar PV panels, is on the ...

  • Posted April 13, 2012
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120 kW Canopy Array: Parking Deck

  • Washington and Lee University (VA)
  • Standard Solar
  • Secure Futures LLC (VA)
  • Solar Energy Solutions, LLC (KY)

Two solar PV arrays were installed at Washington and Lee University in 2012. The smaller installation features 540 Sanyo solar PV panels rated at 119 kilowatts. It is installed on ...

  • Posted April 13, 2012
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102 kW Rooftop Array: Soka Performing Arts Center

  • Soka University of America (CA)

Soka’s existing sustainable practices include installation of solar panels and a green roof atop Soka Performing Arts Center to offset the energy usage.

  • Posted April 13, 2012
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38 kW Rooftop Array: University Office Plaza Building

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities completed installation of a 38.4 kilowatt solar array on the roof of the University Office Plaza Building (2221 University Avenue) in March 2012 ...

  • Posted April 4, 2012
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322 kW Solar Arrays: J.J. Pickle Research Campus

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)
  • Jamail & Smith Construction (TX)

At the J. J. Pickle Research Campus (PRC) in north Austin, the system consists of two solar arrays. One is incorporated on top of a newly built carport structure alongside ...

  • Posted March 22, 2012
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196 kW Rooftop Array: Facilities Complex

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)
  • Meridian Solar (TX)
  • Alpha Building Corporation (TX)

Meridian Solar installed approximately 200 kW of solar panels on the roof of FC3, at the University's Facility Complex. This solar project incorporates state-of-the-art solar panels from Solar World ...

  • Posted March 22, 2012
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28 kW Rooftop Mounts: Manor Parking Garage

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)
  • Meridian Solar (TX)
  • Alpha Building Corporation (TX)

University of Texas at Austin's Manor Parking Garage is now solar powered. Three different types of solar panels provide shade to rooftop parking as well as valuable research data ...

  • Posted March 22, 2012
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2.1 Canopy Array: MW Parking Lot 59 at Rio Salado

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)
  • Strategic Solar Energy, LLC (AZ)

Ground mount parking canopy. Lot 59 PowerParasol. Fixed. 7,616 panels. 2,124 kWdc. 852 shaded parking spaces. PV Panel Type: Yingli 280 Watts Inverter Type: SATCON PowerGate Plus 500 ...

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2012
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1.6 MW Eastside Parking Structure Carport

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

California State University Fullerton has a total solar capacity of 6,565 kilowatts. Five large projects make up this capacity, ranging from a 2010 installation of 600 kW to three ...

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2012
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1.6 MW Rooftop Array: Clayes Performing Arts Center

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

California State University Fullerton has a total solar capacity of 6,565 kilowatts. Five large projects make up this capacity, ranging from a 2010 installation of 600 kW to three ...

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2012
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1.6 MW Kinesiology and Health Science Building

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

California State University Fullerton has a total solar capacity of 6,565 kilowatts. Five large projects make up this capacity, ranging from a 2010 installation of 600 kW to three ...

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2012
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246 kW Ground Mount Array: University Services Building - Parking Lot 45

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)

Ground mount parking canopy. University Services Building North Parking Lot 45. Fixed. 852 panels. 246.06 kWdc. PV Panel Type: Canadian Solar MaxPower CS6X-285P, CS6X-290P polycrystalline Inverter Type: Adv Energy ...

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2012
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215 kW Rooftop Array: Parking Structure 6 - University Towers

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)

Parking structure canopy. University Towers Parking Structure (PS 6). Fixed. 744 panels. 214.86 kWdc. 84 shaded parking spaces. PV Panel Type: Canadian Solar MaxPower CS6X-285P, CS6X-290P polycrystalline Inverter Type ...

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2012
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166 kW Ground Mount Array: Parking Lot 59 East at Sun Devil Sports Performance

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)

Ground mount parking canopy. Sun Devil Sports Performance Center. Fixed. 576 panels. 166.38 kWdc. 27 shaded parking spaces. PV Panel Type: Canadian Solar MaxPower CS6X-285P, CS6X-290P polycrystalline Inverter Type ...

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2012
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139 kW Rooftop Array: Barry M. Goldwater Center for Science & Engineering

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)

Roof top mount. Goldwater Center. Fixed. 492 panels. 138.6 kWdc. PV Panel Type: Canadian Solar MaxPower CS6X-285P, CS6X-290P polycrystalline Inverter Type: Adv Energy PV Powered 100 (1)

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2012
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71 kW Rooftop Array: Biodesign A

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

This building is utilized for high tech laboratory and office space and is physically connected at all floor levels to Biodesign Institute-Building A. This building is the “Front Door” to ...

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2012
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69 kW Rooftop Array: Health Services

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)

This project added approximately 20,000 square feet of new space and demolished the portion of the building that was built in 1954. Nearly 14,500 square feet of the ...

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2012
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66 kW Rooftop Array: Design South

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)

Roof top mount. Design South Building. Fixed. 294 panels. 65.82 kWdc. PV Panel Type: Canadian Solar MaxPower CS6X-285P, CS6X-290P polycrystalline Inverter Type: Adv Energy PV Powered 50 (1)

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2012
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1.1 MW Solar Field (3 Acres)

  • West Valley College (CA)
  • SunPower Corp (CA)
  • Gilbane (RI)

The Solar Gateway Project is a 1.1-megawatt solar power system at the West Valley College campus, located in Saratoga, Calif. The system generates approximately one-third of West Valley College ...

  • Posted Feb. 6, 2012
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620 kW Rooftop and Carport Arrays

  • Point Loma Nazarene University (CA)

Two new solar systems were dedicated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in November 2011 at PLNU. The new 620kW DC photovoltaic (PV) system and 54 kW solar thermal hot water system ...

  • Posted Feb. 6, 2012
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1.1 MW Solar Canopy

  • Mission College (CA)

Mission College in Santa Clara, CA has completed a solar system designed to save the school approximately $8.5 million in electricity costs over 25 years. The 1.1-megawatt system ...

  • Posted Jan. 31, 2012
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93 kW Rooftop Array: Aztec Student Union Building

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

The new Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union solar installation is a 93.202 kilo-watt system. The system is comprised of 434 locally manufactured Kyocera solar panels and an Advanced Energy ...

  • Posted Jan. 30, 2012
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32 kW Rooftop Array: Sinclair Library

  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (HI)

A 31.5 kW photovoltaic began providing clean energy power to the Gregg M. Sinclair Library in September 2011. Installed and tmaintained by Hoku Solar. the new PV panel array ...

  • Posted Jan. 30, 2012
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2 kW Rooftop Array: Todd Building

  • University of Montana (MT)

In September 2011, the University of Montana’s School of Extended & Lifelong Learning just donned the latest green accessories: solar panels. UM’s James E. Todd Building now has ...

  • Posted Jan. 30, 2012
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10 kW Rooftop Array: Euler Science Complex

  • Taylor University (IN)

At a cost of $700,000, the Taylor University project consists of two Endurance E-3120 50 KW wind turbines, which will be installed on 120 foot monopole towers. ECI will ...

  • Posted Jan. 25, 2012
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50 kW Rooftop Array: Brownell Hall

  • Southern Connecticut State University (CT)

Roof replacement at Brownell Hall involves the installation of over 150 solar voltaic panels on the roof to offset some of the electrical operating costs of the facility.

  • Posted Jan. 12, 2012
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50 kW Entegrity EW50 Wind Turbine

  • Lakeshore Technical College (WI)

Unlike the Vestas and Endurance wind turbines, the Entegrity has no nacelle and sits atop a monopole tower. It is the loudest wind turbine on LTC's campus due to ...

  • Posted Jan. 1, 2012
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50 kW JIMP White Field Wind Turbines

  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

The Notre Dame wind energy lab is an outdoor research facility that utilizes real world conditions to provide an enviroment to test rotor designs and control techniques. The wind turbines ...

  • Posted Jan. 1, 2012
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25 kW WF-1 Wind Turbine

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

In the mid 1970s a 25 kW wind turbine was designed, built and installed at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Known as the WF-1, it is historically one of ...

  • Posted Jan. 1, 2012
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2 kW Rooftop Array: Steffee Hall

  • Allegheny College (PA)
  • Solar Revolution Erie (PA)

A six panel solar array was installed on the roof of Steffee Hall of Life Sciences by John Purvis of Solar Revolution. This project is the second solar installation on ...

  • Posted Dec. 15, 2011
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497 kW Rooftop Array: Wells Fargo Arena

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)

Roof top mount. Wells Fargo Arena. 2,072 panels. 497.28 kWdc. PV Panel Type: Kyocera KD240GX-LPB(ZT) Inverter Type: Adv Energy Solaron 500 (1)

  • Posted Dec. 6, 2011
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477 kW Rooftop Array: Parking Structure 2 - Tyler St.

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)

Parking structure canopy. Tyler Parking Structure (PS2). Fixed. 1,988 panels. 477.12 kWdc. 200 shaded parking spaces. PV Panel Type: Kyocera KD240GX-LPB(ZT) Inverter Type: Adv Energy Solaron 500 ...

  • Posted Dec. 6, 2011
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50 kW Rooftop Array: Swirbul Library

  • Adelphi University (NY)
  • RGS Energy (CO)

Solar panels were placed on the roof of Swirbul Library to provide maximum exposure to solar energy while remaining conscious of the aesthetic requirements of the Village of Garden City ...

  • Posted Dec. 6, 2011
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6 kW Waubonsee Community College PV System

  • Waubonsee Community College (IL)

Funded by the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation, the 5 kilowatt solar array was installed at Waubonsee’s Sugar Grove Campus in fall 2010. The installation was completed by a ...

  • Posted Nov. 4, 2011
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34 kW Building Integrated Solar Array: College of Agriculture Building

  • Utah State University (UT)

The 33.5 kilowatt building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) project is the first of its kind in the region and the largest single solar energy system in Cache Valley. The dark-looking ...

  • Posted Nov. 3, 2011
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9 kW Rooftop Array: Rensselaer House

  • Hofstra University (NY)
  • RGS Energy (CO)

Hofstra University installed solar panels on a campus residence hall in August 2011. The Rensselaer House, located within the Netherlands Complex, houses the University's "Living Green" Themed Community. The ...

  • Posted Nov. 1, 2011
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5 kW Rooftop Array: Cramer Hall

  • Portland State University (OR)
  • EC Electrical Construction Company (OR)

The northeast quadrant of the roof was designed to accommodate solar panels. 5 types of panels are installed for testing.

  • Posted Nov. 1, 2011
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145 kW Rooftop Array: Ira D. Payne Hall

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)

Roof top mount. Payne Hall: Fixed system. 1,106 panels. 144.48 kWdc. PV Panel Type: Kyocera KD240GX-LPB(ZT) Inverter Type: Adv Energy PV Powered 75 (1), 50 (1)

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2011
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86 kW Rooftop Array: Vista Del Sol Residential Community

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)

The Vista Del Sol Residential Community is a unique on-campus living experience for upperclassmen and graduate students and is located on the southernmost boundary of the Tempe campus, south of ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2011
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52 kW Rooftop Array: Lincoln Hall

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

UIC currently has a 106 kW photovoltaic solar generating system on top of Lincoln and Douglas Halls that generate approximately 120 MWh each year.

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2011
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1.3 MW Ground Mount Solar Farm: the Polytechnic Campus

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • SunPower Corp (CA)

Ground mount. Polytechnic campus. Single-axis-tracker. 1.313 MW. Compoetion date = 12/31/12.Power Purchase Agreement. PV Panel Type: Oasis C7 tracker CPV Power Purchase Agreement.

  • Posted Oct. 25, 2011
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55 kW Rooftop Array: Douglas Hall

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

UIC currently has a 106 kW photovoltaic solar generating system on top of Lincoln and Douglas Halls that generate approximately 120 MWh each year.

  • Posted Oct. 25, 2011
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54 kW Rooftop Array: Lincoln Hall

  • Portland State University (OR)

The building features a more than 4,000 sq. foot solar array on the roof which helps power building systems.

  • Posted Oct. 25, 2011
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446 kW Canopy Array: Lot 5

  • Raritan Valley Community College (NJ)
  • Vanguard Energy Partners LLC (NJ)

RVCC is one of several schools and municipalities benefiting from Somerset County’s Renewable Energy program. The program funded the installation of solar panels in Lot 5, with a capacity ...

  • Posted Oct. 21, 2011
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188 kW Rooftop Array: Student Services Building

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Ameresco, Inc. (MA)
  • NRG Energy, Inc (CA)

Roof top mount. Student Services Building (SSV). Fixed. 784 panels. 188.16 kWdc. PV Panel Type: Kyocera KD240GX-LPB(ZT) Inverter Type: Adv Energy PV Powered 75 (2)

  • Posted Oct. 21, 2011
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