renewable energy

Trustees review academic senate recommendations

Statement acknowledges important work of ad hoc committee.

FORGE drills first well

Wells will be used to create a geothermal reservoir where none existed naturally.

landscape photo of DESRI's Hunter Solar site in Emery County, Utah set against mountains and blue sky

The U reaches 71% renewable energy

A new solar energy contract drastically reduces the university’s carbon footprint.

Renewable energy boosts

Team of researchers including the U’s Lincoln Davies, a professor and associate dean at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, examined the evolution of state renewable portfolio standards.

Clean energy for all

U to supply 50 percent of its electricity from carbon-free, renewable solar and geothermal energy sources, rises to the top of national rankings.

Spurring the market for good

The drive for campus sustainability goes into the community.


Employees can donate a portion of their travel reimbursement to the U’s new Green Travel Fund for renewable energy projects and energy efficiencies on campus.