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In 2020, the College reduced its electric use by over 7,200,000 kWh and natural gas usage over 290,000 therms.  The cost savings from 2015 to 2020 exceeded $6,100,000.  The College plans on continuing to increase these savings and looks forward to the next milestone of $7,000,000 in savings.

Energy Savings 2020

The College’s energy savings for 2020 can also be expressed as environmental benefits are:  over 55,000,000 KBTUs greenhouse gas reduced, 3530 equivalent metric tons of CO2 reduced, 735 cars not driven for 1 year and over 90,000 tree seedlings grown for 10 years.

Energy Saving Environmental Benefits 2020

Demand Response Program for Summer of 2017

  • Met 97% of Target Estimate

  • Revenue Produced - $100,000

Energy Page Demand Program


Geothermal Eastern Campus

Our Eastern Campus competed in the New York Power Authority (NYPA) Geothermal Clean Energy Challenge.  The college received a quantitative analysis of the technical and economic viability of their potential Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) systems.

Geothermal Grant Campus

Study in progress to determine if feasible to install geothermal for the new Renewable Energy and Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) Center on our Grant Campus.


lindsaysolar2019 Solar Smithtown Science Building Solar Workforce Development Building

Lindsay Life Sciences Building

Ammerman Campus

2019 Approximately 105,300 kWh

Smithtown Science Building

Ammerman Campus

Approximately 20,685 kWh for 2019

Workforce Development Building

Grant Campus

Approximately 17,372 kWh for 2019


Suffolk County Community College is:

  • An organizational partner of the New York Offshore Wind Alliance
  • Developing a non-credit wind energy program in coordination with industry partners

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Off Shore Wind