NCRE in the News
Read below for current updates and news from the North Campus Residential Expansion project.
By Blaine Friedlander | November 2, 2020
Cornell President Martha E. Pollack announced in early October that the names of two of the five new residence halls on North Campus will honor the memories of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’54 and Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, M.A. ’55.
That leaves three as-yet unnamed buildings – and the university is asking the Cornell community to weigh in.
By Joe Wilensky | October 9, 2020
In her fourth State of the University Address – and, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the first one ever held entirely online – Cornell President Martha E. Pollack praised the university community’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and reaffirmed Cornell’s essential mission and core values for the future.
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.