Interim Provost Wilkin, on behalf of Chancellor Jones, approved moving forward with the recommendations discussed at the March 2017 Sustainability Council meeting. See attached file.
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Power Purchase Agreements for Clean Energy (In Progress)
Director of iSEE, Evan DeLucia, summarized three recommendations presented at the March 2016 Sustainability Council meeting: EGen005 Rooftop Solar Standard, EGen003 Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) Timeline, and ECons003 Conservation Budget, a
The University purchases about half the electricity for campus through the wholly owned subsidiary of the University, Prairieland Energy Incorporated. In the 2010 iCAP, we committed to being carbon-neutral by 2050. The majority of campus emissions can be eliminated by implementing more sustainable practices and integrating renewable energy sources for the campus energy supply. One option for integrating renewable energy sources is to purchase green power through a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).