Bucknell Becomes Second University to Earn PEER Certification

Published on: 
6 Sep 2017
Author: 
Sarah Stanley

Lewisburg, Pa.—(Sept. 6, 2017)—Bucknell University has become just the second university and fourth organization in the world to achieve PEER certification from GBCI. The Bucknell Cogeneration Plant supplies 90 percent of the electricity used on campus and has helped reduce the university’s carbon footprint by more than 40 percent from 1996 levels. It also has supplied 123 million kilowatt hours of electricity to the local utility, displacing electricity generated primarily from coal.

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