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2011-2012 Project Ideas

CleanSpeed: A Student Developed Zero Emissions Vehicle

2011-12 Projects
Project Timeline: 
07/2012 to 05/2013
Project Progress: 
100%

UVM's Alternative Energy Racing Organization (AERO) built an all-electric, zero emissions race car over the course of 2012-2013 academic year.  A race-ready vehicle was ready in time for the 2013 International Formula Hybrid Competition in May 2013, where CleanSpeed placed 2nd in the electric division.

Clean Energy Greenhouse

2011-12 Projects
Project Timeline: 
07/2012 to 06/2013
Project Progress: 
55%

As the state’s premier agricultural research institution, UVM has the resources and desire necessary to become a national leader in the development of integrated food, energy and organic waste processing systems.  The Clean Energy Greenhouse-a first phase feasibility and design project-will explore compost heat as an energy source for a combined research and production greenhouse at the UVM Horticulture Farm.

Virtualized Desktop Computer Lab in Kalkin

2011-12 Projects
Project Timeline: 
05/2012 to 12/2012
Project Progress: 
100%

The Virtualized Desktop project focuses on virtualizing one computer lab in the Kalkin building as a pilot to build the capacity and  to create a demonstrable configuration to roll out VDIs across campus. This pilot project is a collaboration between Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) and School of Business Administration with the goal of reducing energy consumption by computer labs.  

CEF Awards $102K to Four Projects for 2011-2012

Four projects have been approved for funding from the Clean Energy Fund Committee. Nearly $102,000 will be awarded to the selected projects, pulling from the $225,000 generated each year from the Clean Energy Fund (CEF). The Clean Energy Fund assesses UVM undergraduate and graduate students a $10 fee each semester to establish new clean energy projects on and around the UVM campus.

Awarded projects include the following:

Program: 
Clean Energy Fund
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