West Campus

West Campus Solar Array

Location: 750 West Campus Drive, West Haven, CT 06516
Description: A solar array atop the Storage and Receiving Center generating one-fifth of West Campus’s energy demand
Did you know? The solar array includes 4,400 panels covering close to 2 acres of roof top
  • 1.34-megawatt solar installation
  • Generates 1.6 million kilowatt-hours of electricity annually.
  • Offsets the equivalent of more than 16,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide over the life of the system
  • Delivered an eight-fold increase in the university’s on-site renewable energy generation
Get involved: Learn how you can help improve your building’s performance with the Yale Carbon Charge

Landscape Lab

Location: 100 West Campus Drive, Orange, CT 06477
Description: 136 acres on West Campus created to connect scholars from across Yale for sustainability-related research and learning
Did you know? The Landscape Lab is designed to provide a space for research, innovation, and collaboration across Yale and beyond
  • Pioneer new ways of teaching within the health sciences by partnering with the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing
  • Partners to catalyze the creation of businesses and products at scale on campus including the Yale Bee Space, the Wikihouse, and Poda Foods/Edible Cricket Company
  • Supports the use of the campus as a living subject matter with approaches to sustainable food and agriculture, invasive species research, and experimental grassland initiatives
  • Urban Farm is part of the Agroforestry Collaborative

West Campus Integrated Science and Technology Center

Location: 810 West Campus Drive, West Haven, CT 06516
Description: Home to the Yale Energy Sciences Institute, which hosts faculty from the physical sciences to focus on the emerging challenges facing the environment and energy sectors. 
Did you know? Energy efficient lighting and occupancy sensors on lighting and ventilation systems help reduce energy loads in the renovated 1st and 3rd floors of the building. 
Get involved: Read about the “Grand Challenge” that drew scientists from across Yale to address challenges associated with energy.