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CSU taking part in event to celebrate launch of 20 new solar installations

By District Energy posted 10-05-2022 14:31


Colorado State University


Colorado State University is now 20 steps closer to its goal of 100% renewable energy by 2030. 

That’s thanks to a two-year solar project that has added 20 new installations to roofs and patches of open land across the University’s Fort Collins campuses – which will create enough electricity to power the equivalent of 827 homes. 

This nearly doubles the number of solar installations at CSU. 

“It shows our commitment to sustainability in a tangible way,” said Carol Dollard, an energy engineer for CSU who helps manage the design and installation of renewable energy systems. 

Dollard said solar is just one component of CSU’s plan to be powered by 100% renewable energy by 2030. The University’s strategy involves everything from energy reduction to wind to the Moby geoexchange system, which was recently recognized by industry leaders as the project of the year. 

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