Contemporary Challenges to Building a Clean Energy Future

Winter 2015 quarter

Taught by

MES Faculty

This course will examine current trends in the clean energy sector and the intersections with efforts to develop a green and sustainable economy and environment that also enhances social equity.  The class will integrate research and readings with guest lectures and seminar discussion to explore the current social, technical and political context for the shift to clean energy.  The class will include a special focus on the energy labor market, human resources, education and training, and societal implications for regional alternative energy and energy efficiency initiatives.

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 6-10p  Wed


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Online Learning

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Undergraduate Credit Option

Requires Faculty Approval

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Winter)

Class standing: Graduate

Maximum enrollment: 15


Course Reference Number

(4 GR credits): 20118

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