2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Energy in the Pacific Northwest: A Model for the Future

Winter quarter

Faculty: Kathleen Saul

Winter: CRN (Credit) Level 20298 (4 GR)  

Credits: 4(W)

Class Standing: Graduate

Offered During: Evening


This survey course will examine energy in the Pacific Northwest, past, present, and possible future, through the eyes of professionals and practitioners in various energy fields.  After a brief introduction to the basics of energy-the vocabulary, the units of measurement, and how energy is produced and distributed-the class will explore the different energy options now being employed in the Northwest utilities as well as some still under investigation.  The class will mix weekly readings and seminar with guest lectures and a final position paper to help students better understand the exciting diversity of energy issues facing the Pacific Northwest.

Maximum Enrollment: 18

Advertised Schedule: 6-10p, Wed

Undergraduate Credit Option: Requires Faculty Approval

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

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