The GREEN Program: Nepal - Microgrid Systems for Rural Development

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  • Location(s): Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad, Gap Year, Research

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The GREEN Nepal Program is a 10 day trip with courses in partnership with Kathmandu University - School of Development Studies. You will be learning about the devastating impacts of the 2015 earthquake that struck just outside the capitol and ... read more

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We also were able to transform the knowledge we learned from Kathmandu University into action when we installed the micro-grid system in a rural Nepalese village. The Green Program truly executed its mission in this program to utilize the world as a classroom. The students were encouraged to collaborate with the local people dur... - Rutgers University - New Brunswick View Entire Review

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The GREEN Nepal Program is a 10 day trip with courses in partnership with Kathmandu University - School of Development Studies.
You will be learning about the devastating impacts of the
2015 earthquake that struck just outside the capitol and
impacted 30% of Nepal's energy infrastructure. You will
observe Nepal’s current energy policies, natural resource
legislation, and other
legislative controls impacting the production and sale of electricity
in the nation. Our program with also bring you to UNESCO World Heritage
Sites, cultural shows, and river rafting.

Being TGP's only program that includes home-stays and
solar microgrid
integration in Nepal's rural communities, you'll be able to engage and
immerse yourself with the local community in a highly unique way.
Through hands-on education about microgrid system design, TGP participants will execute off-grid solar field project planning and installation. Participants actually have the opportunity to bring potable water and
electricity to a rural community for the first time.

Join The GREEN Program's newest expedition to explore the possibilities of alternative energy integration through microgrid systems for rural development!

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Gap Year
Research
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
  • Maymester
  • January Term
  • Spring Break
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Southeast Asian Studies
  • South Asian Studies
  • Rural Sociology
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Political Science and Government
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • International Relations
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmentall Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Electromechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Asian Studies
Year Founded:
2019
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