ZEV Mandate: The Vehicle Management Committee has mandated that by 2030, all official vehicles of the university must be zero-carbon emissions. The committee also establish “Vehicle Procurement Guidelines” that prioritize the purchase of ZEVs when adding or replacing vehicles in the campus fleet. Based on this directive, the university has gradually replaced the original 87 official vehicles with electric vehicles over the past two years. By 2022, 49 of them have already been replaced with electric vehicles. The replacement will continue, and subsequent measures will be improved to encourage faculty and students to switch to electric vehicles when entering the campus .
Charging Infrastructure: Solar-powered charging stations for electric cars and electric motorcycles have been set up on campus as shown in the picture above.
Educational Initiatives: Regularly promote and enhance the sustainable literacy of teachers and students in conjunction with general education micro-credit courses.
Collaboration: National Chiayi University serves as a net-zero demonstration site. We collaborate with the Chiayi City Government to set up YouBike (2.0) on campus and all the buses entering the campus are electric buses in compliance with the standards of a net-zero educational demonstration site
Monitoring and Reporting: The Vehicle Management Committee meets once a semester to discuss and review related issues and policies, and then adjusts them based on actual conditions.
Funding and Grants: "In addition to allocating funds annually for the maintenance of related facilities, the Environmental Protection and Safety Management Center also applies to the Ministry of Environment and the Bureau of Energy for funding to establish net-zero promotion facilities. .
Car-sharing and Ride-sharing: To promote carpooling, we have cooperated with the Chiayi City Government to allow electric buses to enter the campus. Faculty, staff, and students can take the bus directly to the central area of the campus. In addition, the university has also set up 24 hour i-Rent shared car rental services and established carpooling Line groups. The university has also introduced electric vehicles for on-campus shuttle services.
Policy Review: The vehicle management committee review the policy every semester and update the policy to reflect advancements in technology, changes in funding, and feedback from the community.