“Yale is dependent upon energy to heat and cool campus buildings, and power its lights, appliances, equipment, electronics, and vehicles…Recognizing that our reliance on ossil uels contributes to global climate change, the University set a target in 2005 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions rom its two power plants and purchased electricity 43% below 2005 levels by 2020.”

—Sustainability Strategic Plan, 2013–2016

The solar array at West Campus provides 1 megawatt of installed capacity.