Renewable Energy for Arctic Food and Water Security

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Professional Course
Self-paced Online
4 weeks
From 199 USD

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Renewable Energy for Arctic Food and Water Security

This course provides research-based and on-the-ground tools for community planners, grid designers, and business leaders to improve and implement stronger and more resilient renewable energy systems in Arctic communities. Through a framework combining renewable energy in microgrids, and Food, Energy, and Water (FEW) security and infrastructure, this course synthesizes concepts into a holistic approach to community planning, improvement, and resiliency.

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Training content

Life in Alaska

  • Introduction to Alaska
  • Introduction to the Food, Energy, Water (FEW) Nexus
  • Introduction to FEWtureville
  • Rural Electricity and Heating Systems
  • Rural Food Systems
  • Rural Water and Wastewater Systems
  • FEWtureville Case Study

Energy Nuts & Bolts

  • Diesel Generators in Remote Communities
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Energy Resource Data
  • FEWtureville Case Study

Community Well-Being

  • What is Food, Energy, Water (FEW) Security
  • Factors Affecting FEW Security
  • Assessing FEW Security
  • FEWtureville Case Study

Making Decisions

  • Electrified Load Applications
  • Analysis Tools: NRMSE Method
  • Analysis Tools: FEW Indices
  • Putting It All Together
  • The Years to Come

Course delivery details

This course is offered through University of Alaska Fairbanks, a partner institute of EdX.

4-6 hours per week


  • Verified Track -$199
  • Audit Track - Free

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What you'll learn

  • Explore current states of food, energy, and water systems in rural Alaska, with broader applications to the Arctic.
  • Compare mature and emerging renewable energy technologies with examples from Alaska
  • Define how food, energy, and water impacts community well-being in the Arctic and beyond.
  • Analyze the feedbacks between renewable energy generation and the local drivers of food, energy, and water security.
  • Explore and discuss scientific and social issues that arise when utilizing food, energy, and water resources.
  • Organize and quantify food and water security data.
  • Use renewable energy resource data to create energy assessments.
  • Learn how modular food and water applications can optimize renewable energy inputs in the Arctic and beyond.
  • Apply decision making methodologies to develop community level recommendations based on resource energy assessments combined with food and water security information.

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