19 Oct '11, 5pm

The Rise of Sustainability On American Campuses: Its hard to think of better places than colleges as hubs of su...

The Rise of Sustainability On American Campuses: Its hard to think of better places than colleges as hubs of su...

It's hard to think of better places than colleges as hubs of sustainability ideas and their dissemination. These are places of research and a tradition in innovation; for that reason, campuses are ideal breeding grounds for sustainability and related disciplines. And it's happening. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE ) recently revealed that solar photovoltaic (PV) installations on college campuses have increased 450% in the last three years to 137 megawatts (MW). It said in 2010, the market for on-campus solar was over $300 million in the US, or 5.4% of the US total of 956 MW. AASHE said decreasing prices contributed to accelerating deployment of solar PV on American campuses (down by 40% over the last four years), as well as new financing mechanisms that make it even more affordable. Solar helps campuses save in rising electr...

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grist.org 19 Oct '11, 5pm

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