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Solar Energy On Campus

There are 100 solar panels installed on the roof of our Engineering Building.

 

                92 – 250 Watt Poly crystalline panels

                4 – 260 Watt Mono crystalline panels

                4 – 255 Watt mono crystalline panels

 

                System total – 25060 watts or about 25 kilowatts

Click Here to see Real Time Usage for the Solar Panel Array.

Each panel has a micro inverter which will allow monitoring of the individual panels. We can then determine the efficiencies of the different panels.

The system will be operational For the Fall semester of 2013. 

Eventually there will be a web link to the panels for detailed output observation and energy monitoring for the Engineering Building. 

Education Energy

 Installation of solar panels was a grant funded project with Green Mountain Energy:  

 

LED Lighting

The part of the Library was retrofitted with LED Lighting.

The Kilowatt/hours usage with Florescent Bulbs are:
 
›152,064.0 kWh Annually (50 weeks)
›48,660.48 kWh per Semester (16 weeks)
›3,041.3 kWh per Week (108 hours)
›28.16 kWh per Hour
 
The Potential Kilowatt/hours usage with LED Bulbs:
 
›95,040.0 kWh Annually (50 weeks)
›30,412.8 kWh per Semester (16 weeks)
›1,900.8 kWh per Week (108 hours)
›17.6 kWh per Hour
 
Savings (kWh):
 
›57,024.00 kWh Annually (50 weeks)
›18,247.68 kWh per Semester (16 weeks)
›1,140.50 kWh per Semester (108 hours)
›10.56 kWh per Hour