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Energy Generation, Purchasing, & Distribution (eGen) SWATeam (Ongoing)

Project History

  • 1/8/2018

    The EGen SWATeam held their second meeting of FY17 on October 13, where they discussed updates on the expansion of campus solar and on a second solar farm. The capital cost fell in the team's predicted range with a significant payback.

  • 12/8/2017

    Chancellor Jones approved moving forward with soliciting proposals for Solar Farm 2.0, at the Sustainability Council meeting yesterday.  F&S will now start working on an RFP process to consider building another 50 acres of solar PVs on south f

Description

The iCAP (2010) provides the following commitments for energy conservation:  

·         20% reduction in total building energy use by fiscal year 2015 (compared to 2008)

·         15% reduction in associated building related emissions by 2015

The iCAP provides the following commitments for building standards:

·         all new buildings and major renovations meet LEED Gold Standards by 2011

·         all new buildings and major renovations meet LEED Platinum Standards by 2015

·         all currently planned new construction and major renovation projects demonstrate at least a 30% improvement in building energy performance over ASHRAE Standard 90.1 for total building energy use by 2015

The iCAP provides the following commitments for space management and growth:

·         “no net increase in space” policy for the entire campus by 2012, applicable to all space controlled by campus

Project Team

  • Primary Contact:

    Carol Lin

    Project Leader:

    Xinlei Wang

    Team Members:

    • Yu-Feng Forrest Lin
    • Tim Mies
    • Mike Larson
    • Christopher Hillebrand
    • Yogesh Bhandari

Themes