Visit to University California Davis

Visit to University California Davis

UI GreenMetric Chairperson visited the University of California Davis in Davis near Sacramento California on the September 28th 2016.  UC Davis Vice Provost Joanna Regulska invited the University of Indonesia representatives during the first Times Higher THE Academic Summit at the University California Berkeley 26-28 September 2016.

 

UC Davis is the largest agricultural based university in the USA with  a lot of achievement in their green campus and sustainabiilty program. Some of the best sustainability practices are :

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Center for Equine Health Waste Water Treatment Plant

Center for Equine Health Waste Water Treatment Plant is the Research Digester Location to converts organic waste into the beneficial products i.e Biogas (60-70% methane), digestate (solid byproduct) for plant fertilizer, and Organic liquid fertilizer.

 

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Electric Vehicle Charging Station

There are a number of parking spaces on campus that are restricted for use by electric vehicles.  These spaces provide up to four hours access for charging purposes only, and any valid UC Davis permit must be displayed.  After four hours, the electric vehicle must be moved to a parking space for which the permit type allows. (source : http://taps.ucdavis.edu/parking/information/ev_charging_station_map)

 

There is another of sustainability program in University of California to conserve energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, build the green transport, reduce the amount of waste, etc