Electricity and Energy Savings
Colgate University consumes around 30 million kWh of electricity each year (or over 7,000 kWh per person) and this costs us over $1.3 million annually. Almost all electricity used on campus comes from hydroelectricity, with some supplemental nuclear, coal, and natural gas power.
As a result, our carbon emissions through electricity consumption is relatively low. Nevertheless there are many things we can do to reduce our individual and campus-wide electricity consumption. READ MORE