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Energy

NU hard hat on top of solar panelsCurrently our campus consumes almost 250 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity annually, which results in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions equivalent to more than 60,000 passenger vehicles. Our goal is to reduce this number and continue to advance clean energy operations. Over the past couple of years, University leadership has reserved significant funding and resources to study new opportunities in this area.

Renewable Energy

NU is looking into serveral renewable energy opportunities, be sure to learn more.

Energy Efficiency

Learn how you can help NU save energy and what projects NU is taking on to reduce its carbon footprint.

Green IT

Be sure to reduce your energy usage when using electornics!

Strategic Initiatives

How You Can Help

  • Turn off all lights and electronics when not in use.
  • Update your computer's power management settings.
  • Take the stairs instead of the elevator.
  • Share appliances such as refrigerators, TVs, and printers with roommates or neighbors.