As a prominent higher education institution, The Ohio State University, one of the largest university campuses in the U.S, has long been committed to excellence. And with an ambitious goal to modernize its 485-building campus, the University’s Board of Trustees selected ENGIE and its partner Axium Infrastructure to address the University’s energy supply and sustainability goals. Over a contract that spans 50 years, ENGIE and Axium are working with the University to optimize its energy use, and limit its environmental footprint—all while developing a cutting-edge research initiative.
in energy consumption per m2 guaranteed by 2028
to 485 buildings, including the largest medical complex in central Ohio
“This partnership positions us as an international leader in energy and sustainability and further strengthens Ohio State as a national flagship public research university.”
-Michael V. Drake, President of The Ohio State University
To help Ohio State University secure a cleaner tomorrow, ENGIE is implementing a comprehensive, long-term plan that involves three of its programs:
Finally, to ensure continued energy excellence in the future, ENGIE and Axium have plans to build a groundbreaking Energy Advancement and Innovation Center. Functioning as a living laboratory, the center will bring together faculty, students, alumni, entrepreneurs, industry experts, and ENGIE researchers to imagine the energy solutions of the Future.