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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

Carbon Reduction

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metric tons of CO2 reduced at Mines

Goal: 4,658 tC02

Metric tons of carbon reduction

Carbon Impact

30,573Metric tons of CO2 saved since July 2018

equal to

icon-data-trees 7,186 acres of new trees planted
icon-data-trees 5,438 cars removed from the road
icon-data-trees 4,202 homes removed from the grid
Equivalent environmental impact of the total metric tons of carbon reduced

Energy Costs

Current energy costs compared to the same period during the base year

Pledges Taken

Actions Taken

Metric Tons of Carbon Saved

% 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! 

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

By: Lauren Poole / April 29, 2020

Congratulations Solar Challenge Winners

Find out who won the Mines Solar Challenge here


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