Clean Energy

Past Projects

Past Projects funded through the Clean Energy Committee:

2012-2013

Organic Farm Greenhouse Bio-Digester

  • Awarded Amount - $2,275
  • Recipient(s) - Grant Gilmore, Office of Sustainability
  • Sponsor(s) - Scott Morgan, Peter RObinson, Melissa Barker

Think Outside the Bottle

  • Awarded Amount - $463.74
  • Recipient(s) - Justine Tiller, WashPIRG
  • Sponsor(s) - Sharon Goodman

Environmental Monitoring System, Data Mining & Analysis

  • Awarded Amount - $6,500
  • Recipient(s) - Grant Gilmore, Office of Sustainability
  • Sponsor(s) - Scott Morgan

RAD Aquaponics Reallocation

  • Awarded Amount - $5560
  • Recipient(s) - Joe Martino, RAD Aquaponics Design Team
  • Sponsor(s) - Mark Lacina

2013 Broccoli Variety Trial

  • Awarded Amount - $2,500
  • Recipient(s) - Arji Beebe-Sweet
  • Sponsor(s) - Martha Rosemeyer

DIY Bike Repair Stands

  • Awarded Amount - $2,170
  • Recipient(s) - Nik Nerburn
  • Sponsor(s) - Mark Lacina

ADA Accessible Wood Fired Pizza at the Organic Farm

  • Awarded Amount - $8,500
  • Recipient(s) - Nick Wooten, Jessica Schilke, DEAP
  • Sponsor(s) - Halli Winstead

Conservation Research for Bats at the Organic Farmhouse

  • Awarded Amount - $5356.34
  • Recipient(s) - Jeffrey Ladish
  • Sponsor(s) - Heather Heying

Longhouse Ethnobotanical Garden Planting Workshops

  • Awarded Amount - $2400.00
  • Recipient(s) - Jullianne Panagacos, Billie Burlock, Marja Eloheimo
  • Sponsor(s) - Marja Eloheimo

MOD 304 Clean Energy Retrofit

  • Awarded Amount - $8,550
  • Recipient(s) - RAD
  • Sponsor(s) - Marc Lacina

Porphyrin Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

  • Awarded Amount - $1803.94
  • Recipient(s) - Undergraduate Chemestry Pessiki Research Group
  • Sponsor(s) - Peter Pessiki

RAD Aquaponics Greenhouse Project

  • Awarded Amount - $5,000
  • Recipient(s) - Aquaponics Leadership Committee
  • Sponsor(s) - Nancy Parkes

TEDx - The Evergreen State College

  • Awarded Amount - $1,000
  • Recipient(s) - Scott Morgan
  • Sponsor(s) - Laurence Geri, Gail Wootan

Japanese Tea House

  • Awarded Amount - $14,500
  • Recipient(s) - Michelle Pope
  • Sponsor(s) - Daryl Morgan, Tomoko Hirai Ulmer

Resource Conservation Awareness and Education

  • Awarded Amount - $1962.80
  • Recipient(s) - Bobby Coleman, Facilities Services
  • Sponsor(s) - Scott Morgan
2011-2012

Spring Quarter Deadline:

Student Transit Pass Program

  • Awarded Amount - $75,000.00
  • Recipient(s) - Tom Mercado
  • Sponsor(s) - Tom Mercado

Renewable Energy Fellowship

  • Awarded Amount - $12,035.00
  • Recipient(s) - Scott Morgan
  • Sponsor(s) - Scott Morgan

RAD Aquaponic Greenhouse

  • Awarded Amount - Up to $11,000.00
  • Recipient(s) - Zach Wentzel
  • Sponsor(s) - Nancy Parkes and Mark Lacina

RAD Lithium-ion Tool Upgrade

  • Awarded Amount - Up to $4,000.00
  • Recipient(s) - Jayme White and Scott Stavely
  • Sponsor(s) - Mark Lacina

Natural Energy Efficieny for Demeter's Garden

  • Awarded Amount - $2,600.00
  • Recipient(s) - Nicholas Wooten and Jessica Schilke
  • Sponsor(s) - Kandi Bauman

Indoor Vermicompost

  • Awarded Amount - $244.50
  • Recipient(s) - Patrick Suther and Irene Hinkle
  • Sponsor(s) - Irene Hinkle and Scott Morgan

Implementing Resonant Synergy

  • Awarded Amount - $495.00
  • Recipient(s) - Lindsy Gjesvold
  • Sponsor(s) - Courtney Bailey and Kandi Bauman

Fibershed Workshop

  • Awarded Amount - $1,400.00
  • Recipient(s) - Natalia Robinson
  • Sponsor(s) - David Shaw and Gail Tremblay

Decreasing Erosion and Fossil Fuel Use on the Organic Farm

  • Awarded Amount - $18,500.00
  • Recipient(s) - Melissa Barker
  • Sponsor(s) - Melissa Barker

Alternative Energy Display

  • Awarded Amount - $16,500.00
  • Recipient(s) - Katherine Houston and Mary Colleen Foley
  • Sponsor(s) - Anthony Tindill

AASHE Conference Attendance

  • Awarded Amount - $1,150.00
  • Recipient(s) - Scott Morgan
  • Sponsor(s) - Scott Morgan

Aquagen Gas Generator

  • Requested Amount - $12,795.11 
  • Recipient(s) - Christian Jacks Johnson
  • Sponsor(s) - Bob Woods

Experimental Design Lab

  • Requested Amount - $12,225.00
  • Recipient(s) - Sam Bakotich
  • Sponsor(s) - Anthony Tindill

Solar Thermal Monitoring System 

  • Requested Amount - $4,000.00
  • Recipient(s) - Steven Abercrombie
  • Sponsor(s) - Steven Abercrombie

The Evergreen Orchard

  • Requested Amount - $1,500.00
  • Recipient(s) - Joe Zeman
  • Sponsor(s) - Kandi Bauman

Winter Quarter Deadline:

TEDxEvergreen : Climate Change for the Curriculum (Supplementary Request) 

  • Awarded Amount - $2500.00
  • Recipient(s) - Steve Verhey
  • Sponsor(s) - Steve Verhey

Real Food Challenge Summit – Breaking Ground 2012

  • Awarded Amount - $640.00
  • Recipient(s) - Michael Sean Jones
  • Sponsor(s) - Sarah Rocker

Permaculture Design Course

  • Awarded Amount - $15500.00
  • Recipient(s) - Nicholas Wooten and Jessica Shilcke
  • Sponsor(s) - Kandi Baumann, Steve Schuerell, Melissa Barker

Home Designed Mini Micro-hydro System

  • Awarded Amount - $440.00
  • Recipient(s) - Andrew Gonzales
  • Sponsor(s) - E.J. Zita

Fall Quarter Deadline:

Sustainable Aquaponics Food Production System (Supplementary Request)

  • Awarded Amount - $1650.41
  • Recipient(s) - Jessica Shilcke
  • Sponsor(s) - Dave Muehleisen

Bio-inspired Molecular Catalysis

  • Awarded Amount - $1750.00
  • Recipient(s) - Karl Lowood
  • Sponsor(s) - Peter Pessiki

Mod 303 Energy Upgrade and Monitoring System

  • Awarded Amount - $8134.12
  • Recipient(s) - Scott Stavely
  • Sponsor(s) - Mark Lacina

Energy from Pedal-Power

  • Awarded Amount - $3700.00
  • Recipient(s) - Taylor Feldman
  • Sponsor(s) - E.J. Zita

Staff and Faculty Energy Star Fridge - Lab II 2nd Floor

  • Awarded Amount - $510.00
  • Recipient(s) - E.J. Zita, Susan DeRosa and the Lab II 2nd Floor faculty and staff
  • Sponsor(s) - E.J. Zita

OnSustainability Conference

  • Awarded Amount - $6320.00
  • Recipient(s) - Courtney Bailey
  • Sponsor(s) - Tom Mercado

Home Designed Mini Micro-hydro System

  • Awarded Amount - $100.00
  • Recipient(s) - Andrew Gonzales
  • Sponsor(s) - E.J. Zita

TEDxEvergreen : Climate Change for the Curriculum

  • Awarded Amount - $5100.00
  • Recipient(s) - Steve Verhey
  • Sponsor(s) - Steve Verhey

2010-2011

Energy Efficient Supercomputing @ SLACR Lab 

  • Awarded Amount - $3500.00
  • Recipient(s) - Rik Kedziorski
  • Sponsor(s) - Sherri Shulman

Mod Compost Heat Recovery System

  • Awarded Amount - $3700.00
  • Recipient(s) - Leland Drexler-Russel
  • Sponsor(s) - RAD

Community Gardens Rainwater Catchment System

  • Awarded Amount - $1228.00
  • Recipient(s) - Lucas Jones, Leland Drexler-Russel, Kaycee Braden, Community Gardens RSO
  • Sponsor(s) - Courtney Bailey

Ginger Ninjas bicycle-powered performance for Clean Energy Fair @ Synergy Conference

  • Awarded Amount - $3000.00
  • Recipient(s) - Dani Madrone
  • Sponsor(s) - Mary Craven and Courtney Bailey

Investigating Microorganisms in Wastewater as a Potential Energy Resource

  • Awarded Amount - $1586.00
  • Recipient(s) - Verl Engle, Joey Zarate, Alex Hayes, Ben Versdahl
  • Sponsor(s) - Ben Simon

Bio-inspired Molecular Catalysis

  • Awarded Amount - $1400.00
  • Recipient(s) - Karl Lowood, Cory Dolata
  • Sponsor(s) - Peter Pessiki

FoodCorps Presentation during Synergy 

  • Awarded Amount - $615.00
  • Recipient(s)  - Jacob Foucault
  • Sponsor(s) - Sarah Rocker

Water Management and Rainwater Catchment on TESC Organic Farm

  • Awarded Amount - $580.00
  • Recipient(s) - Stephanie Lewis
  • Sponsor(s) - Steve Scheuerell, Stephen Bramwell

2011 Synergy Conference

  • Awarded Amount - $2905.00
  • Recipient(s) - Dani Madrone
  • Sponsor(s) - Mary Craven and Courtney Bailey

Student Activities Food Garden 

  • Awarded Amount - $428.00
  • Recipient(s) / Sponsor(s) - Courtney Bailey and Sarah Rocker

Place Making in Demeter’s Garden 

  • Awarded Amount - $205.00
  • Recipient(s) - Dana Swarth, Shay Hohmann, Andrea Kopp
  • Sponsor(s) - Courtney Bailey (S&A Advisor)

Community Gardens Electric Lawnmower and extra battery

  • Awarded Amount - $894.00
  • Recipient(s) - Dana Swarth, Matthew Elswick, Ryan Strand
  • Sponsor(s) - Courtney Bailey

The Evergreen Food Guide 

  • Awarded Amount - $3400.50
  • Recipient(s) - Justin Rogers
  • Sponsor(s) - Martha Henderson & Sharon Goodman  (RAD)

Comparative Solar Hot Water Heater 

  • Awarded Amount - $15,000.00
  • Recipient(s) - Andy Sontag
  • Sponsor(s) - Steve Abercrombie & Mark Lacina

Sustainable Aquaponics Food Production System

  • Awarded Amount - $11,000.00
  • Recipient(s) - Jessica Schilke
  • Sponsor(s) - Dave Muehleisen

Energy Innovations Coordinator

  • Awarded Amount - $14,000.00
  • Recipient(s) / Sponsor(s) - Scott Morgan (Sustainability Coordinator)

Electric Farm-All Cub conversion for cultivation at the Organic Farm

  • Awarded Amount - $9400.00
  • Recipient(s) - Jacob Wilson, Halli Winstead,
  • Sponsor(s) - Peter Robinson (Faculty)

  22 grant applications were submitted, 17 were awarded funding.

  • Total Awarded 2010-2011 - $72,841.50

2009-10

The Bike Share Program   $10,000

Screening of the Documentary: “Tapped”   $200

Flaming Eggplant Dishwasher for Reusable Dishware  $6,326.93

Modified Corn Starch Polymers as Sustainable Materials    $1490

Algae Cultivation Project   $400

Maison Verte   $975

Ban the Bottle Glass Mugs   $1,000

Water Metering for Housing   $15,372.70

Technotrash Cans   $165

Drainages and Storm Water Management on Lower Campus   $3,400

Food Sovereignty Film Festival   $2,000

Edible Forest Garden by the Childcare Center   $1,330

Biodiesel Facility Production/Workshops   $655.50

Synergy 2010: Evergreen’s 9th Annual Sustainable Living Conference   $16,178

Summer Project Proposal: Restructuring the CEC   $650

Total amount funded for 2009-10: $185,143.13

2008-09

Electric vehicle for the Flaming Eggplant    $18,465

Bike Trailer for the Flaming Eggplant    $1,650

Electric vehicle for Parking Services    $13,335

Wood Gasification at the Organic Farm    $2165.72

Biodiesel Project: safety equipment and supplies   

Hunter Lovins as a speaker for Synergy 2009    $8,890

Native Plants to Replace Ivy    $133.36

The Biodiesel Project    $2,112

Solar Powered Bus Shelter    $7,804.80

Bike Racks    $4,010.80

9 kW Photovoltaic Demo on Library    $22,500

Klean Kanteens for Ban the Bottle    $3,195

More Bike Racks    $2,243.78

Full color print of transit map for bus loop    $345.21

Bike Helmets to sell to students (profit returned to CEC)    $907.06

Registration for the Bike Commuter Contest     $660

2007-08

Weather Station System    $2,945

Energy Security: Improving Lighting Efficiency    $1,417.50

Greener Commuting Program    $6,705.02

Biodiesel Expansion Project     $2,257.61

Focus the Nation: A Community Forum on Climate Change     $209.44

2006-07

 Thin Film Deposition for Hydrogen Fuels Cells     $198.89

2005-06

 SEED Solar Rickshaw Project    $1,000