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In 2019, the College reduced its electric use by over 6,500,000 kWh and natural gas usage over 300,000 therms.  The cost savings from 2015 to 2019 exceeded $4,6000,000.  The College plans on continuing to increase these savings and looks forward to the next milestone of $5,000,000.

Energy Savings 2019

The College’s energy savings for 2019 can also be expressed as environmental benefits:  over 51,000,000 KBTU greenhouse gas reduced, 3224 equivalent metric tons of CO2 reduced, 672 cars not driven for 1 year, and 82,657 tree seedlings grown for 10 years.

Energy Savings Environmental Benefits

Demand Response Program for Summer of 2017

  • Met 97% of Target Estimate

  • Revenue Produced - $100,000

Energy Page Demand Program

Geothermal

Geothermal Eastern Campus

Our Eastern Campus competed in the New York Power Authority (NYPA) Geothermal Clean Energy Challenge.  The college received a quantitative analysis of the technical and economic viability of their potential Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) systems.

Geothermal Grant Campus

Study in progress to determine if feasible to install geothermal for the new Renewable Energy and Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) Center on our Grant Campus.

Solar

lindsaysolar2019 Solar Smithtown Science Building Solar Workforce Development Building

Lindsay Life Sciences Building

Ammerman Campus

2019 Approximately 105,300 kWh

Smithtown Science Building

Ammerman Campus

Approximately 20,685 kWh for 2019

Workforce Development Building

Grant Campus

Approximately 17,372 kWh for 2019

Wind

Suffolk County Community College is:

  • An organizational partner of the New York Offshore Wind Alliance
  • Developing a non-credit wind energy program in coordination with industry partners

  For more info, visit wind.ny.gov 

Wind

Off Shore Wind