As a leader in college campus environmentalism, Luther has made some serious commitments to renewable energy.
In 2013, Luther completed installation of what was then the largest solar array in Iowa. This brings the college's total solar array count to three. Solar energy completely powers two facilities that house more than 120 undergraduates.
The Luther College wind turbine, built in 2011, harnesses a second renewable energy source and supplies a third of Luther's power, dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions and enabling the campus to shrink its carbon footprint and work toward a goal of carbon neutrality and other sustainability objectives.