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Western Caspian University's Policy on Renewable Energy

WESTERN CASPIAN UNIVERSITY'S POLICY ON RENEWABLE ENERGY

Western Caspian University's policy on renewable energy was updated by Scientific Council

on 08.006.2021 with the № 8

 

Commitment 1. Usage of clean and affordable energy

  • Conducting scientific research to use renewable, affordable and clean energy (solar, wind, etc.);
  • Use efficient and environmentally friendly materials in new educational buildings or infrastructure projects, and involvement in environmental protection;
  • Targets about widespread use of solar panels and reducing the amount of energy used by 10%;
  • Supporting renewable energy Startup projects.

 

Commitment 2. Infrastructure projects

  • Identification of sources of heat, waste and energy consumption at the wrong time and application of smart electronic systems;
  • Renovation surrondings areas of educational buildings, construction of renewable energy laboratories and equipment;
  • Application and research of new energy vectors, heat storage and clean cooling technologies suitable for infrastructure;
  • Applying smart electrical systems; (corridors and lighting system surrondings areas of the buildings);
  • Preparing educational materials and organizing regular events.  

Commitment 3. Reduction of carbon dioxide emissions

  • Insulation of roofs and facades at the buildings;
  • To increase the number of LED lamps; (application of daylight sensitive systems)
  • To use double-paned windows at the buildings;
  • Carrying out regular cleaning works within and outside educational buildings.

 

Commitment 4. Providing educational and scientific knowledge

  • To increase the number of classes open to the public;
  • To exchange views with local farmers about the benefits of clean energy;
  • To organize seminars, conferences and webinars open for public with local and international organizations

 

                           Mechanism of work in the field of affordable and clean energy

 

The context of the tasks

Implementation period

Responsible Body

Note

1.

Conducting scientific research to use renewable, affordable and clean energy (solar, wind, etc.)

 

2020-2022

Mountain Cultures and Landscape Research Institute

Together with the Vice-Rectors for Development and Research

2.

use efficient and environmentally friendly materials in new educational buildings or infrastructure projects, and involvement in environmental protection

 

 2020-2025

Mountain Cultures and Landscape Research Institute and Procurement Department

Together with the Vice-Rector for Development

3.

Widespread use of solar panels and reduce the amount of energy used by 10%

 

2024

   Procurement    Department

 

Together with the Vice-Rector for Development

4.

Identification of sources of heat, waste and energy consumption at the wrong time and application of smart electronic systems

 

2021

Procurement Department

Together with the Vice-Rector for Development

5.

Application and research of new energy vectors, heat storage and clean cooling technologies suitable for infrastructure

 

Regularly

Procurement Department

Together with the Vice-Rector for Development

6.

Applying smart electrical systems

Regularly

Technopark and Procurement Department

Together with the Vice-Rector for Development

7.

Preparing educational materials and organizing regular events  

 

Regularly

 Organizing     leisure activities with students, Students and Alumni Internship and Development Center and organizer of Sports Club

Together with Vice-Rectors for Research and Development

8.

Insulation of roofs and facades at the buildings

2023

     Procurement Department

Together with the Vice-Rector for Development

9.

To increase the number of LED lamps; (application of daylight sensitive systems)

2020-2025

     Procurement Department

Together with the Vice-Rector for Development

10.

To use double-paned windows at the buildings

2020-2025

     Procurement Department

Together with the Vice-Rector for Development

11.

Carrying out regular cleaning works around educational buildings

2020-2025

     Procurement Department

Together with the Vice-Rector for Development

12.

Supporting Renewable Energy Startup projects

2021-2025

Technopark, Science Department

Together with Vice-Rectors for Research and Development