UI GreenMetric World University Ranking 2022

The Universitat Politècnica de València has been ranked 147th in the world and 8th in Spain in the 2022 edition of the ranking UI GreenMetric World University, which measures sustainability among a total of 1,050 institutions in more than 85 countries. The ranking considers 56 indicators according to six weighted categories: Setting and Infrastructure (15%), […]

UPV’s carbon footprint in 2021

The UPV registered its carbon footprint (CF) for 2021 on November 8, 2022 and the data has been recently updated in the Ministry for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge website. The latest figures consolidate the downward trend of the institution’s CF and reveal some significant data. The UPV has registered its CF since 2014. To […]

Heating at UPV campuses

Next Monday, November 28, the heating installations will be put into operation in all the buildings of the Vera and Gandia campuses. On the Alcoy campus, this measure was implemented last November 21. The hours of operation will be programmed daily according to external weather conditions and the peculiarities of each building and its air […]

XXXI CRUE-Sustainability Conference

The Vice Rectorate for Sustainable Campus Development attended the sectoral commission CRUE-Sustainability held on October 19, 20, and 21 at the University of Granada. The central theme of this event was the “university, culture and sustainable heritage“. At this conference, more than 170 representatives from all Spanish universities discussed such diverse and current topics as […]

Energy consumption and containment measures

As reported at the last Governing Council meeting on September 29, the Universitat Politècnica de València is facing high energy costs that far exceed the amount budgeted for 2022. (You can consult the report at the bottom of this article). The current situation makes it necessary to take cost containment measures. These are in addition to […]

[UPV Living Lab] The big survey

A group of institutional chairs of the UPV has launched The Great Survey. The Vice-Rectorate for Campus Sustainable Development collaborates with this initiative within the framework of the UPV Living Lab towards carbon neutrality. The Big Survey wants to find out what the university community thinks about possible measures to transform UPV campuses into carbon-neutral campuses. Its […]

Subsidies for energy rehabilitation of the 7A and 7G buildings

The Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (Instituto Valenciano de Competitividad Empresarial, IVACE) has recently awarded two aids to the Universitat Politècnica de València within the Program for the Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings (PREE-IDAE). Both aids cover 40% of the investments in buildings 7A and 7G on the Vera campus. In the case of building 7A, […]

Organic waste campaign

Coinciding with the gradual appearance of brown bins on the Vera campus of the UPV, the university has organized an information campaign on issues related to organic waste. The campaign took place in June, and all the university community members could put their knowledge to the test and obtain some of the prizes that were […]