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Energy and Environment

  • Explores Energy's Impact on the Global Economy
  • Provides Perspective on Climate Change
  • Examines the Geopolitical Landscape

Population growth, technological advancements, and the expansion of global economies all have significant implications for the ever-evolving energy and environmental landscape. These courses examine the increasing importance that access to energy and natural resources has on the global economy and geopolitical landscape, as well as the impact of climate change on our environment. They are taught by policy-makers, energy financiers, clean-tech entrepreneurs, and environmental advocates.

This Fall, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

A Path Forward: Energy, Environment, Sustainability, and Climate Change

Examine the sources of energy, the methods of transforming it into useful products, and the impacts of the extraction and use of energy.

2020 Fall
1 section

Cleantech, Renewables, and Alternative Energy Finance

Explore the models, financing vehicles, and investment opportunities for alternative energy sources.

2020 Fall
1 section

Energy Modeling Foundations

Learn to apply fundamental concepts from economics and finance to the power industry, taking renewables and other industry changes into consideration.

2020 Fall
1 section

Foundations of Clean Technology

Gain foundational knowledge of the cleantech landscape, as well as of electricity generation, distribution, and transition.

2020 Fall
1 section

Energy and the Environment

Develop a foundation from which to chart an environmentally conscious path toward decarbonizing the energy sector.

Fossil Fuels, Renewable Energy, and the Transition to a Low Carbon Future

Gain an overview of fossil fuels and the role they play in powering our world, and examine the adoption of renewable energy.

Solar Energy Fundamentals: Engineering, Policy, and Deployment

This course provides a comprehensive analysis of solar photovoltaics (PV) as a clean energy solution.

Analytics for Energy Professionals

Explore methods for energy analysis and management and processes to collect and analyze data, and then practice interpreting and utilizing it.

Clean Energy Capstone Project: Putting Knowledge to Practice

Gain real-world experience working directly with a New York City-based clean energy company that is aligned with your interests.

Clean Energy Entrepreneurship

Examine strategies and methods for creating and sustaining startups, early-stage companies, and small businesses in the cleantech sector.

LNG Fundamentals: Energy for a Cleaner Future

This course, offered in collaboration with Poten & Partners, provides a robust overview of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) value chain.