Sustainable Energy

Training Program

Join the clean energy revolution in this cutting-edge program that explores sustainability and energy conservation solutions that positively impact both rural and urban Alaskans.

Energy use, and cost, impacts everything we do, from home life to community health. Understanding these connections is critical as we transition to clean energy systems.

Whether you like to program computers, install solar panels, design buildings, retrofit homes, develop projects or make local policy, this program will give you the opportunity to apply your skills toward improving energy efficiency and developing local renewable energy systems. Classes are available both online and face-to-face.

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Why Study Sustainable Energy at UAF?

  • Focus on specific technologies and pursue learning opportunities based on your personal interests, in areas such as building technologies, energy efficiency measure, renewable energy supply systems, and sustainable energy policy.

  • Work with top experts in energy efficiency and energy conservation, learning strategies that you can apply at home and in the community.

  • Engage in internships and other hands-on learning opportunities specifically geared toward Alaska’s diverse conditions and challenges.

  • Add your occupational endorsement to another degree to further develop your area of specialization.

Hands-on learning in the sustainable energy program

Our training program in sustainable energy offers many opportunities to apply practical skills in the real world. Here are a few examples of what you can do:

  • Conduct a personal energy audit to understand energy use and cost on a family and business level.

  • Learn practical steps to deploy technologically and economically feasible energy efficiency measures and renewable energy solutions.

  • Get involved in a Microgrid Boot Camp and internship with an Alaskan electric utility.  





Get Started on Your Sustainable Energy Endorsement

Begin your job training program in energy conservation and sustainability. We have the resources to help you get started.