The State of Renewables in Higher Education. Co-convened by U.S . EPA’s Green Power Partnership and Second Nature. Kickoff Webcast November 29, 2012 2:00 – 3:00 p.m . EST. What is Green Power?.
Co-convened by U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership and Second Nature
November 29, 2012
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST
Source: GHG Protocol
U.S. Markets for Green Power
Comparison of Compliance and Voluntary Sales
Residential and Nonresidential Voluntary Sales
Estimated Voluntary Sales by Product Type
Source: Status and Trends in U.S. Compliance and Voluntary Renewable Energy Certificate Markets, NREL, 2011
“Standard Offering”(Existing Renewables from the Grid)
Example: UNH’s CAP & EcoLine Project
KwH Whose RECs Are Sold
Did you know…..
- 79% of colleges and universities have conducted a GHG inventory.
- 64% of colleges and universities have made a carbon reduction commitment.
Source: 2011 College Sustainability Report Card
Local/State Regulations and Policies
Green Power Purchase
Unique Properties of Higher Education Institutions …..
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