Dear University of Strathclyde,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I am requesting the following information. If any of the information is unavailable, exempt, or beyond time/cost limits, please disregard these and provide the rest of the information.

1. Are you on a green/renewable energy tariff for gas and electricity supplies? Please answer individually for both.

2. Do you have any renewable energy installations at your buildings? If yes, please list them and include their capacity. Options might include:

Solar panels
Solar thermal panels
Wind turbines
Air source heat pump
Ground source heat pump
Biomass systems
Hydroelectric systems
Other (please specify)

3. Do you have any fully electric vehicles in your fleet for staff use (excluding hybrids)? If yes, how many?

4. Do you currently employ a staff member whose main responsibility is overseeing the implementation of sustainability strategies, such as a “Sustainability Officer”?

5. In the 2022/23 academic year, did you offer your students workshops or lessons on sustainable practices? If yes, please provide details or examples of these initiatives.

6. What eco-friendly initiatives are implemented across your buildings, such as bike schemes, recycling programs, etc.? Please describe them.

7. What were the estimated annual savings on energy bills from using renewable energy sources for the 2022/23 academic year?

8. How much energy is sold back to the National Grid annually from your renewable installations?

Please let me know if you have any questions or require additional clarification.

Yours faithfully,

Jamie Dixon

FOI Strathclyde, University of Strathclyde

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Dear Jamie Dixon,

 

FOI Request Reference – 2024/120

 

Thank you for your email below requesting information under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

The University acknowledges receipt of this request and will respond as
soon as possible and within 20 working days of the day your request was
received. You will hear back from us by 12 June 2024 at the latest. The
Information Governance Unit will contact you if we require any further
information.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Unit

University of Strathclyde

Email: [1][University of Strathclyde request email]

 

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1. Are you on a green/renewable energy tariff for gas and electricity
supplies? Please answer individually for both.

 

2. Do you have any renewable energy installations at your buildings? If
yes, please list them and include their capacity. Options might include:

 

Solar panels

Solar thermal panels

Wind turbines

Air source heat pump

Ground source heat pump

Biomass systems

Hydroelectric systems

Other (please specify)

 

3. Do you have any fully electric vehicles in your fleet for staff use
(excluding hybrids)? If yes, how many?

 

4. Do you currently employ a staff member whose main responsibility is
overseeing the implementation of sustainability strategies, such as a
“Sustainability Officer”?

 

5. In the 2022/23 academic year, did you offer your students workshops or
lessons on sustainable practices? If yes, please provide details or
examples of these initiatives.

 

6. What eco-friendly initiatives are implemented across your buildings,
such as bike schemes, recycling programs, etc.? Please describe them.

 

7. What were the estimated annual savings on energy bills from using
renewable energy sources for the 2022/23 academic year?

 

8. How much energy is sold back to the National Grid annually from your
renewable installations?

 

 

 

 

 

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FOI Strathclyde, University of Strathclyde

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Dear Jamie Dixon,

 

FOI Request Reference – 2024/120

 

Thank you for your email of 14 May 2024 requesting information under the
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

Please find the University’s response attached.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Unit

University of Strathclyde

Email: [1][University of Strathclyde request email]

 

____________________________________
 
[2]University of Strathclyde and Safe360 logo
 
THE QUEEN’S ANNIVERSARY PRIZES
1996, 2019, 2021 & 2023
For Higher and Further Education
 
UNIVERSITY OF THE YEAR
2012 & 2019
Times Higher Education
 
UNIVERSITY OF THE YEAR
2024 RUNNER-UP
Daily Mail University of the Year Awards
 
SCOTTISH UNIVERSITY OF THE YEAR
2024
Daily Mail University of the Year Awards
 
EUROPEAN ENTREPRENEURIAL
UNIVERSITY OF THE YEAR 2023
Triple E Awards
____________________________________
 
The University of Strathclyde is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, number SC015263.
Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail.

 

 

 

 

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