The Sustainability Council meeting agenda is attached. The key topic is the proposal for a second solar farm.
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2015 Illinois Climate Action Plan (2015 iCAP) (In Progress)
CEE students Chenxi Jiang and Shuang Chen are working with Morgan Johnston to edit the iCAP Portal project pages for each iCAP objective. Chapters 8-12 do not have SWATeams, and the background research on these chapters has been completed. The e
- American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC)
In 2008, our campus signed the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, formally committing to become carbon neutral as soon as possible, and no later than 2050. The first Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP) was developed in 2010 as a comprehensive roadmap towards a sustainable campus environment. The present 2015 iCAP was developed using the Procedure for Formulating and Evaluating Campus Sustainability Policies & Initiatives, with many 2010 iCAP targets restated or revised and new targets added. Additionally, an updated nomenclature is used in order to provide consistency throughout the document.
1.0 Total Campus GHG Emissions (Tracked by Fiscal Year)
2.3 Percent Reduction in Energy Consumption (Tracked by Fiscal Year)
3.2 Solar Energy Generation (Tracked by Fiscal Year)
- FY 2008:
iCAP baseline year
- FY 2009:
BIF solar installed in FY09
- FY 2016:
Solar Farm installed December 2015