UT has been recognized on the local, regional, and national level for its environmental sustainability efforts.
- UT was recognized by the EPA as the #10 Green Power Purchaser of Colleges and Universities in the nation.
- UT earned the top spot in the SEC with 32% of our energy portfolio coming from renewable resources.
- UT was one of four colleges and university campuses selected to participate in the TVA EngergyRight Solutions for Higher Education program
- UT is profiled in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges
- UT won TVA’s Green Power Switch Presidential Award for making the largest single purchase of green power blocks during 2011.
- UT received a STARS Silver Rating in recognition of its leadership in campus sustainability
- UT won an Energy Efficiency Leadership Award at the 2009 Summit for Campus Sustainability organized by Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
- UT became the nation’s first university certified for its green cleaning practicies