NCRE in the News
Read below for current updates and news from the North Campus Residential Expansion project.
February 10, 2020 | Campus Sustainability Office
In December, Cornell finalized a 1-megawatt power-purchase agreement with GreenSpark Solar to construct rooftop solar arrays on all five buildings of the North Campus Residential Expansion project. The university contracted with broker SolarKal, winner of the 76West Clean Energy Competition in 2017, to facilitate a competitive solicitation.
By Blaine Friedlander | Cornell Chronicle
May 16, 2019
From the rooftops of Cornell’s proposed North Campus Residential Expansion (NCRE), the university hopes to gather enough solar energy to offset the new buildings’ electricity use by up to 35%, create about 1 megawatt of electricity annually and further reduce the university’s carbon footprint.
By Nancy Doolittle for Cornell Chronicle
October 20, 2017
Following approval by the Cornell Board of Trustees last summer, the North Campus residential expansion project is now in the early conceptual design phase.
By Nancy Doolittle | Cornell Chronicle
March 20, 2017
Provost Michael Kotlikoff and Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi discuss a plan to address student housing on the Ithaca campus while advancing investments in academic initiatives.
What does Cornell need in terms of student housing?