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Discover Iceland's Renewable Energy Innovation & Sustainability

Iceland Online Experience
December 2020 - January 2021

Discover Iceland's Renewable Energy Innovation & Sustainability

Iceland Online Experience
December 2020 - January 2021

1 MONTH. AT YOUR OWN PACE.

A remote course with a global network.

100% ONLINE

 A safe and effective way to gain the knowledge of global sustainability from industry leaders and local professors. Expand your knowledge and experience from anywhere in the world.

SAFE & EFFECTIVE

 A safe way to gain the knowledge of renewable energy and sustainability from industry leaders and local professors. Expand your knowledge from a remote location anywhere in the world.

STAY ON TRACK
Your education and professional development shouldn't wait. Don't delay the resume boost you planned to have this winter break with our online course delivery.
FOR STUDENTS & PROFESSIONALS
Whether you're a university student, gap year student, recent graduate, or young professional, this course welcomes participants who are motivated to gain an introductory course to renewable energy no matter the stage of your profession.

1 MONTH. AT YOUR OWN PACE.

A remote course with a global network.

100% ONLINE

 A safe and effective way to gain the knowledge of global sustainability from industry leaders and local professors. Expand your knowledge and experience from anywhere in the world.

SAFE & EFFECTIVE

 A safe way to gain the knowledge of renewable energy and sustainability from industry leaders and local professors. Expand your knowledge from a remote location anywhere in the world.

STAY ON TRACK

Your education and professional development shouldn't wait. Don't delay the resume boost you planned to have this winter break with our online course delivery.

FOR STUDENTS & PROFESSIONALS

Whether you're a university student, gap year student, recent graduate, or young professional, this course welcomes participants who are motivated to gain an introductory course to renewable energy no matter the stage of your profession.

Online Course Delivery

Complete the online course at our own pace. Learn from our international faculty who are industry professionals in renewable energy and sustainable development.

Upon course completion, earn 1.5 academic credits / 3.5 ECTs and a grade evaluation from Reykjavik University's Iceland School of Energy.

Course Start Date: December 13, 2020
Course End Date: January 10, 2020

Introduction to Energy in Iceland

 Examine how Iceland's natural history has shaped the widespread utilization of renewables and successfully transformed its energy sector to an unprecedented degree.

Basics of Hydropower

Gain an overview of hydropower, its design challenges, and environmental impact. Analyze the global capacity and future predictions of the technical potential of undeveloped resources.

Geothermal Energy - Part I & II

Discover the origin of geothermal energy, exploration techniques, utilization, use of geothermal energy, and economic aspects of geothermal energy.

Energy Policy & Entrepreneurship

Learn about what's driving energy policymaking by focusing on the "why" from a political, economic and planning perspective. 

Electric Power Systems 

Explore the history of power
systems with principles and concepts of reliability and resilience in the context of increased renewable generation.

Weekly Office Hours

Gain direct access to global faculty members along the way at the weekly office hours that will be hosted via Zoom.

Course Outcomes

The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of various renewable energy technologies, its challenges and innovations in Iceland, and how it relates to global perspectives in the industry.

Analyze Global
Parallels & Differences

Become familiar with the basics geophysical forces that have shaped Iceland's current economic, energy potential, and societal standards. Students will be able to analyze the parallels between Iceland's energy sector and development in other parts of the world. Gain an understanding of the importance of matching the choice of sustainable energy solutions to local conditions.

Energy &
Environmental Policy

Learn about Iceland's unique energy and environmental policies. Gain knowledge of environmental policy as how it relates to a country that relies on the renewable energy industry. Students will expand their ability to understand changes in governmental policies and how global externalities should be incorporated into energy and environmental policies. 

Designing Renewables Responsibly

Gain a good understanding of true potential of hydropower and geothermal energy, its strengths and limitations. Students will be capable of understanding what it takes to generate hydroelectricity, and the importance of designing power plants in a responsible way, considering overall social and environmental impact.

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Innovations for a Sustainable Future

Transportation is one of the only sectors in Iceland that is not utilizing renewable energy. Meet the innovator from Iceland's Transportation Authority who is introducing biofuels to Iceland's transportation industry.  Discover and explore real-world business solutions for renewable energy innovations and what it takes to scale.

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Critical Dialogue &
Global Perspectives

Gain a critical global perspective that is demanded by organizations and corporations today. Build experience working with a diverse and interdisciplinary cohort and discuss the state of sustainable development and renewable energy in the present and future.

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Early Access to Sustainability
Jobs & Internships

Join a global network of more than 3,200 young professionals and TGP Alumni. Connect with sustainability jobs and internship opportunities, mentorship, and professional development resources with early access to TGP's Alumni Network.

Expand your global learning experience this winter and get started today.
Expand your global learning experience this winter and get started today.
Get started now 
Now accepting applications from university students and professionals who are the next generation of sustainability leaders.
Have questions? See our FAQ below.
Or contact info@thegreenprogram.com
Single Payment
$1,600
One-time payment
• Save $300
• Gain International Course Instruction
• Access to Class Recordings
• Complete at Your Own Pace
• Office Hours with Faculty
• 1.5 academic credits
&
Grade Evaluation from
Reykjavik University
• Join TGP's Global Alumni Network
• Access TGP's Alumni Benefits
3-Step Payment Plan
$1,900
Secure your spot with $500
 3 Payments Over Time
• Secure Now for Only $500
• Gain Global Course Instruction
 Access to Class Recordings
 Complete at Your Own Pace
 Office Hours with Faculty
 1.5 academic credits
&
• Grade Evaluation from
Reykjavik University

 Join TGP's Global Alumni Network
• Access TGP's Alumni Benefits

Interested in a program package? Enroll in two or more TGP programs and save up to $500.

Interested in a program package? Enroll in two or more TGP programs and save up to $500.
This model sounds perfect for my busy schedule. How do I sign up?
Please submit your official TGP program application HERE. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Spots are limited.  Accepted students can secure their spot and complete registration in their Student Portals. For assistance, contact your Student Success Coordinator or our team at info@thegreenprogram.com or +1 (215) 821-0935.
I'm already enrolled in the Winter 2020/21 Iceland program. What do I need to know?
If you're already enrolled, and would like to opt-into the online program, a portion of your standard TGP program fee will be allocated to this online program and the remaining balance can be used as a program credit for any program through Dec 2021. To notify our team or if you have questions, contact us at info@thegreenprogram.com or +1 (215) 821-0935.
What other options do I have to experience the Iceland Program?
In addition to this online course, participants have the option to opt into our NEW "Learn Now, Travel Later" hybrid course experience. The travel component will provide an optimized itinerary for participants that will take place in summer 2021The custom program guarantees the same activities on a standard program. Learn more about our LNTL course model this winter HERE.
Does this also impact TGP's other program locations this winter?
All of TGP's programs operating in the winter of 2020 will either be transitioned to an online, Learn Now, Travel Later model, or postponed to a later date. As we continue to monitor the risk in each location, we are working with our onsite partners to determine if a similar adjustment to online instruction and delayed travel component will also be needed. TGP will continue to update our students and university partners should we have program updates.
How do I get involved with TGP's global sustainability network?
Join TGP's alumni network of more than 3,000 sustainability leaders around the world. 95% of TGP alumni stay involved in sustainability efforts post program and go off to work at companies such as Tesla, SpaceX, NASA, National Geographic, Second Nature, and more. By attending a TGP program, you become a life-time member and get access to professional and personal development opportunities.
I'm interested! How do I get on a program?
Your first step on your GREEN Program journey is to apply. Applications are free, non-binding, and grant you one-on-one access to our team. Upon acceptance, we will help you decide which program is the best fit for you and your goals. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants will hear back within 48 hours. Apply today at www.thegreenprogram.com/apply. *Applications are open to all majors, undergrad and graduate students, recent graduates, and young professionals.
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