A study found that the “rebound effect” negates some of the benefits of U.S. states’ policies aimed at improving efficiency and renewable energy sources in the residential sector.
Statement acknowledges important work of ad hoc committee.
Wells will be used to create a geothermal reservoir where none existed naturally.
A new solar energy contract drastically reduces the university’s carbon footprint.
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.
U to supply 50 percent of its electricity from carbon-free, renewable solar and geothermal energy sources, rises to the top of national rankings.
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.