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Energize Northeast Iowa Education (ENERGIZE)

Grant Number:   EG-17-004

GRANT ACTIVE DATE

3/1/17 - 2/28/18

PROGRAM AREA

Grant

AWARD AMOUNT

$37,600

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Christopher Carlson

LOCATION

Peosta, IA

STATUS

active

ORGANIZATION

Northeast Iowa Community College

FOCUS

Education and Outreach

The Energize Northeast Iowa Education (ENERGIZE) project will create a vertical pipe line from high school education to the developing renewable energy curriculum at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC). In partnership with Region 1 high schools and local renewable energy industry leaders, NICC will develop an introductory modularized curriculum that will cover solar, wind, and geothermal energy. NICC intends to train 175 high school teachers and advisors in the renewable energy curriculum and about the industry in general.