Is Energy and GIS your passion? If so, Energy Industry Applications of GIS provides students with an in-depth exploration of the complexities of siting decisions in the electricity market. The course introduces a variety of siting challenges that confront the energy industry and its customers and neighbors but focuses on the siting of electrical transmission lines. The course also provides hands-on experience with a common decision support technology, ArcGIS, and considers how the technology may be used to facilitate public participation in siting decisions.
This course is part of the following programs: Bachelor of Arts in Energy and Sustainability Policy, Bachelor of Science in Energy and Sustainability Policy, Renewable Energy and Sustainable Systems Degree (RESS), and Energy, Business, and Finance Minor.