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14.1.2022 : Investigation of the water saving potential and electricity production using floating solar photovoltaics on the San Vicente Reservoir, California

REYKJAVIK, January 14 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Keith Marc Pacelli Gonsalves, successfully defended his master's thesis where he investigates water saving potential and electricity production using floating solar photovoltaics on the San Vicente Reservoir, California. Keith's work was supervised by Laurentiu Anton from Reykjavik University and Andri Gunnarsson, Manager of Hydrological Research at Landsvirkjun. Examination was conducted by Dr. Ewa R. L. Carlson from Reykjavik University.

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13.1.2022 : MSc Thesis: Technical and Feasibility Study for the San Vicente Geothermal Power Plant Project in El Salvador, Central America

REYKJAVIK, January 13 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Angel Fernando Monroy Parada, successfully defended his master's thesis where he performed a technical and feasibility study for the San Vicente Geothermal Power Plant Project in El Salvador, Central America. Angel's work was supervised by Dr. William Scott Harvey from Reykjavik University and Dr. Páll Jensson from Reykjavik University with examination by Dr. Bjarni Pálsson, Executive Director of Geothermal Developmen at Landsvirkjun.

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1.12.2021 : Double Degree Programme Electric Power Engineering at Iceland School of Energy and Aalto University

ESPOO, FINLAND and REYKJAVIK, ICELAND, December 1 - We had the pleasure of speaking with Even Nötland Giske and Stian Olsen Kroken, two second year students completing their double Master's degree in collaboration with Reykjavik University Department of Engineering's Iceland School of Energy and the esteemed Aalto University's School of Electrical Engineering located in Espoo, Finland.

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18.11.2021 : ITRES Collaboration - University of Bucharest and Iceland School of Energy - Fall 2021 Course and Field Visit

BUCHAREST, October 10 - Our second year ISE students recently had an opportunity to visit Romania as part of a special class through the "Innovative Teaching Methods for Tomorrows' Renewable Specialists" (ITRES) EEA program. This program was launched on October 1st, 2020, as a joint effort between the Iceland School of Energy at Reykjavik University and the Faculty of Physics at the University of Bucharest.

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3.11.2021 : MSc Thesis: A Thermo-Economic Optimization of Slim Well Power Cycles: A Case of Ngozi Geothermal Project - Tanzania

REYKJAVIK, October 14 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, John Joseph Lubuva, successfully defended his master's thesis where he performed a thermo-economic optimization of slim well power cycles with a case study at the Ngozi Geothermal Project in Tanzania. John's work was supervised by Dr. Guðrún Arnbjörg Sævarsdóttir from Reykjavik University and Dr. Vijay Chauhan from Reykjavik University with examination by Dr. María S. Guðjónsdóttir from Reykjavik University.

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20.10.2021 : MSc Thesis: Assessing the Potential for Renewable Energy Systems in Remote Arctic Communities as a Means of Reducing Regional Diesel Fuel Dependence

REYKJAVIK, October 11 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Kendall Alexis Cromartie, successfully defended her master's thesis where she assessed the potential for renewable energy systems in remote arctic communities as a means of reducing regional diesel fuel dependence. Kendall's work was supervised by R. Morgan Greene from Reykjavik University with examination by Dr. Snjólaug Árnadóttir from Reykjavik University.

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The one of the reasons I chose ISE, is Iceland's involvement and experience in the field of geothermal energy.


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