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Little steps: Reducing our environmental footprint

The Centennial Solar Panel System, installed in 2011, was the project of students from Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) and the Northwestern Sustainability Fund (NSF). It generates about 20,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity per year.

by Catherine Zhang//MEDILL

On Northwestern University’s campus, efforts are underway to increase the university’s energy efficiency and overall environmental sustainability. The recent purchase of REC’s accounting for 50% of electricity usage on campus is just one example of sustainability practices. Continue reading