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BGSU attempts to reduce its energy usage through various policies, Energy Conservation Measures  (ECMs), and initiatives. Check out the various ways BGSU is striving to reduce its carbon footprint through energy reduction!

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Due to student inquiry, below is a sample of our energy usage from June 2012 - May 2013

Month     Gas (Mbtu)      Elec (kWh)       Water (CF)
Jun            18,775              7,370,800          2,968,911
Jul             16,503             8,289,156           3,658,244
Aug           23,4000          9,263,499         2,719,406
Sep           26,082             7,282,282          2,845,230
Oct            38,258             7,230,118            2,175,134
Nov            49,622            6,311,058           1,843,553
Dec            50,343             5,104,497          1,318,745
Jan              62,690            5,748,871           1,722,150
Feb              56,875             5,641,980         1,751,818
Mar             54,800            5,788,099        1,524,201
Apr              41,575             6,334,738         2,002,456
May             25,606            7,052,835         1,596,035 

Oaks Solar Panels

Oaks Solar Panels

The Oaks Solar Panels produced 2.19 MWh of electricity in 2013 saving 4,600 lbs of carbon dioxide from being emitted and contributing to climate change View the live energy production