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American higher education system retired over 925,000+ US carbon credits to date

Eco-Business Summary New report shows academic institutions taking the lead for a greener future The American carbon offsetting market has had 42 institutions of higher education contribute an estimated 1 per cent of the domestic carbon offsetting market, AlliedOffsets found in its most...


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How Penn State is becoming a leader in renewable energy options across its commonwealth campuses

University Park Campus News Summary Gabriel Schaefer has been interested in renewable energy for years — but a trip to Iceland made his fascination grow even more. While overseas, Schaefer (senior-energy engineering) — who is a member of Penn State’s Student Sustainability Advisory Council...


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UVM sustainability fund helps create change on campus

WCAX6 Summary A special fund at the University of Vermont encourages students to propose and create real change on campus and within the community when it comes to sustainability and clean energy. The Sustainable Campus Fund is supported by a $10 fee paid by each student and is then...


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ENGIE and Georgetown University launch partnership to promote energy sustainability

ENGIE Summary ENGIE and Georgetown University in Washington DC, USA announced today that they have entered into a comprehensive energy agreement to address sustainability and energy conservation through ENGIE’s management of the university’s utility system. This strategic alignment will help...


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Amherst College vows divestment from fossil fuels by 2030

Daily Hampshire Gazette Summary Amherst College is pledging to make no new investments in gas and oil and fully divest its nearly $2.5 billion endowment from fossil fuel investment funds by around 2030. In a letter sent to students, faculty, staff and alumni Wednesday, board of trustees...


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Sustainability efforts shine with new solar collectors

Cornell Chronicle Summary For proof that the pandemic has not stopped campus sustainability efforts, look no further than the rooftop of Guterman Research Center. The center on Caldwell Road – which houses research and teaching labs, growth chambers, controlled atmosphere storage rooms and...


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Exclusive Clip from CampusEnergy2021: How Has the Pandemic Affected Your Campus?

CampusEnergy2021 may have ended in February but its 800+ attendees are still buzzing over the invaluable educational content offered, featuring deep-dive insights about the real-world issues affecting our campus community today. If you weren't able to attend, we are pleased to offer a...


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IDEA Invites You to Attend CampusEnergy2021

With CampusEnergy2021 taking place online on February 16-18, IDEA's President & CEO has a brief message about this year's truly unique program and why you should take part in it. View the technical program and speakers now, and register now for the biggest online event for the...

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CampusEnergy2020 Student Video Contest Winner: University of Cincinnati

Summary Launched in 2012, the Campus Energy Student Video Contest challenges students from IDEA member institutions to create a short video about their campus energy plant, focused on district energy and/or combined heat and power (CHP). The 2020 winners from the University of Cincinnati...


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Conference Wrap Up: CampusEnergy2019

This article was featured in the 2019 Spring/Summer Issue of District Energy Magazine. Maybe it was the allure of the four-track technical session with over 100 presenters. Maybe it was the 70-degree weather. Or maybe it was the enticement of experiencing Carnival in the city that...

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