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About People.Power.Planet

We all know taking care of our environment is important. People.Power.Planet helps you take action and create a positive impact on our planet. It shows you real ways to change your behaviors across our campus to save energy, cut waste, and achieve more significant efficiency. It rewards you with points and recognition for doing your part, and lets you have fun challenging others to join you. See who’s really committed to the cause while you help reach our sustainability goals.

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Campus Progress

Cost Avoidance

Together, we’ve saved

$2.0m

in energy-related costs since July 2018

Total costs avoided through energy-saving efforts

Top Savers
dollars saved by building

1
Hill Hall
570,662
2
Elm Hall
194,137
3
Coolbaugh Hall
181,410
Buildings with the highest cost avoidance

Most Improved
by building

1
Stratton Hall
3.2
2
GRL Annex
2.7
3
Student Wellness Center
2.2
Buildings that have most improved total savings % since last month

1
Pledges Taken

3
Actions Taken

1,768
Metric Tons of Carbon Saved

7,091.3
% Energy Savings

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Keep Current

By: Lauren Poole / July 10, 2020

WRISE Solar Power Fellowship

GRID Alternatives and WRISE are partnering again for a Rising Women Solar fellowship program to give aspiring solar professionals from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to pursue a career in renewable energy. The program, part of GRID and WRISE’s workforce diversity initiatives, is aimed at women training for careers in installation and design as well as college and graduate students studying renewable energy and related fields. Applications are due July 24th! 

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By: Lauren Poole / April 29, 2020

Mines student team wins second place in DOE Solar District Cup

Mines students won 2nd place in the Department of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Solar District Cup. Find out more and register for the Solar District Cup 2021 here

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By: Lauren Poole / April 29, 2020

Congratulations Solar Challenge Winners

Find out who won the Mines Solar Challenge here

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By: Lauren Poole / April 20, 2020

Join our Earth Day Lunch meeting and win a prize!

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Join us on Earth Day, April 22 to find out who won the Mines Solar Challenge and more. Register for our lunch zoom meeting and win a prize! https://mines.edu/sustainability

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