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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

Top Performer

Natural Gas

Chauvenet Hall

7%

Reduction in natural gas consumption

Building with the highest % gas saved

Energy Use vs Baseline

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

Avg. Temp vs Last Year

56

2018 Average Temperature (˚F)

54

2017 Average Temperature (˚F)

Current average temperature compared to last year

61
Pledges Taken

359
Actions Taken

569
Metric Tons of Carbon Saved

1.6
% Energy Savings

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Keep Current

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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