With an annual energy budget of $3.7 million, the College has both financial and environmental incentives to reduce its reliance on fossil fuel, a finite resource. The College recently completed it’s Clean Energy Master Plan- a framework for a financially sustainable energy program that focuses on energy-intensity reduction goals, which supports meeting the carbon reduction goals of the campus, and provides reliable low-carbon and resilient energy sources that enable and enhance the campus mission. The College is targeting energy efficiency projects through technology advances as well as energy reduction initiatives through behavioral changes.
REV Campus Challenge Leader
SUNY Oneonta has been recognized with a REV Campus Challenge Leader badge for 2020 from NYSERDA. This badge recognizes our investment in clean energy projects across our campus, embracing clean energy curricula and research and development, and our aim to engage further with their communities.
SUNY Oneonta is subject to New York State Mandates and SUNY System Administration and State University Construction Fund (SUCF) Directives associated with energy and carbon (i.e., greenhouse gases (GHG)) reduction targets that include the following:
|Executive Order 166 (EO 166)||
Reduce GHG emissions (from 1990 levels):
|New Efficiency New York||
|The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA)||
|SUCF Directive 1B-2||
|SUNY Clean Energy Roadmap||