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

Project History

  • 3/27/2018

    On February 20, 2018, the EGen SWATeam had a guest speaker, Professor George Gross, lecture on wind and solar RECs. With his advice, the team has decided to move forward with the selling of solar RECs and purchasing of wind RECs.

  • 3/27/2018

    On November 15, 2017, the EGen SWATeam held another meeting to discuss updates on the expansion of campus solar. They discussed financial analyses, based off data from other universities.

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