The iCAP Working Group (iWG) met on May 10, 2018, to discuss and start the assessment of SWATeam recommendation, EGen008 Pursue Solar PPA. The iWG's draft comment on the recommendation was:
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Power Purchase Agreements for Clean Energy (Ongoing)
The eGen SWATeam submitted a recommendation, to the iWG, stating, "Explore the option of a PPA with a local solar developer."
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).