Posts Tagged ‘OSU Green Energy’

OSU ranked a ‘Cool School’

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

A new ranking has been released touting OSU as the 11th top “Cool School” in the nation! Earlier this month, the Sierra Club released its rankings for most sustainable schools in the nation. Out of the 162 schools recognized, Oregon State came out as the highest ranking green campus in the state of Oregon. The […]

OSU Ranked No. 4 in Green Power!

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

The EPA recently released their list of green power usage amongst the Top 20 Colleges and Universities in the nation, as reported by Sustainable Business Oregon. OSU came in 4th in the nation behind the University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Utah. Oregon State uses a combination of biogas, biomass, solar, […]

Powered by Green?!

Friday, July 29th, 2011

According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Top 20 College & University list of green power purchasers, OSU is the second-largest purchaser of green power. By purchasing renewable energy certificates, the environmental benefits created by the facility directly offset the environmental impact of the university’s conventional energy use. Last year, OSU offset about 56% of its […]

OSU 4th in EPA College & University Green Power Challenge

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

In the recurring sustainability theme here at OSU, the EPA just released its College and University Green Power Challenge results. OSU came in fourth in the nation overall and first in the Pac-10. This last year, OSU purchased 66,680,400 kilowatt hours (kWh) of green/sustainable energy, good for 74% of our total power usage. OSU student […]

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