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CSU Energy Institute awarded $1 million from DOE to support energy innovation

Colorado State University Summary Colorado State University’s Energy Institute will receive $1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to support energy innovation and commercialization in Colorado and the region. The award is part of the DOE’s Energy Program for Innovation...

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Colorado State Student Project Adds 114-Megawatt Solar Array

spaces4learning Summary A student-driven initiative at Colorado State University has added almost 114 megawatt hours of clean electricity to the Fort Collins-based university's annual solar generation. The purchase of an 80-kilowatt, $100,000 photovoltaic solar array was funded almost...

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Colorado State University to double solar production with Namasté Solar project

Solar Builder Summary This project will nearly double the 6.8 megawatts of on-campus solar CSU currently has, contributing toward CSU’s commitment to 100% renewable electricity by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2050. The project will benefit the community as well by employing at least 12...

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Partnership to increase solar energy generated on CSU campuses

Colorado State University Summary Colorado State University will soon have twice as many reasons to sing “Let the sunshine in.” A recently signed partnership with Namasté Solar and Solaris Energy has the potential to double the amount of solar energy on the Fort Collins campuses, bringing...

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The Top 20 Coolest Schools 2020

Sierra Summary In the 14 years since Sierra started ranking colleges according to their eco bona fides and environmental commitments, one thing has become clear: Governments and businesses would be wise to take their cues from higher education. That’s because achieving carbon...

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Colorado State University ranked top university in US for sustainability

Coloradoan Summary Colorado State University's sustainability efforts have been recognized with a record third platinum rating — and the highest overall sustainability score out of all United States universities. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education...

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Test Drilling on Intramural Fields First Step in State’s Largest Geothermal Project

Colorado State University Summary You may find yourself doing a double take while walking or driving by the intramural fields for the next couple of weeks, starting Dec. 9. Yes, that is a drilling rig. No, Colorado State University is not fracking, nor is Hollywood filming for a remake of...