Diagram illustrating AU's combined heat and power plant

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AU Combined Heat and Power System Reuses Waste Heat, Saves Campus Energy and Money

Natural gas-fired microturbines generate electricity locally on-campus.
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Tree Campus, Higher Education. An Arbor Day Foundation Program

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AU Earns Tree Campus USA Designation for 10th Year in a Row

This summer, American University received the Tree Campus USA designation by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 10th year in a row.
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New gas turbine installed on campus that generates onsite electricity.

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New Gas Turbines Now Generating Onsite Electricity

Installation of turbines reduces AU’s off-site electrical energy generation, purchasing, and delivery.
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Children's drawing that says

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American University Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

50th anniversary celebration of Earth Day done online, amid stay-at-home-orders.
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An AU facilities employee monitoring energy use

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2019 Winter Break Curtailment Saves Energy

Annual winter curtailment effort yields significant energy savings
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