2005

Energy Council asks SU: How are you ‘Saving Juice?’
November 4, 2005
As energy costs skyrocket, a new University-wide group at Syracuse University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry is bringing together students, faculty and staff to help educate the community about energy issues. The Energy Council is chaired by Steve Lloyd, associate director of SU’s Office of Energy and Computing Management. Read More

Syracuse University commits to purchasing at least 20 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources
June 2005
Syracuse University will begin purchasing a minimum of 20 percent of its electricity in the form of renewable energy, as of July 1, 2005. Renewable energy sources take many forms, including wind, hydropower, solar, biomass and geothermal. “By committing to the use of renewable energy, Syracuse University is showing we are serious in taking a leadership role in the area of sustainability and energy conservation,” says SU Chancellor Nancy Cantor. “This is exemplified by our great strides in campus energy management over the years, as well as the sustainable design aspects of the Whitman School’s new building and the programmatic efforts of the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems, in which SU is the lead partner.” Read More