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13.11.2020 : Why I Chose ISE

REYKJAVIK, November 13 - At ISE, the fall semester is wrapping up. Our second year students are hard at work on their research projects, our first year students are wrapping up their exams and our prospective students are putting together their applications. The winter holidays are just around the corner and so too is the new year. With many of us cautiously hopeful for the new year, we wanted to reground ourselves, and asked our students to recall what attracted them to ISE in the first place. Second year student Rachel Brophy gave us this open letter to anyone looking to start at ISE, and we just had to share it.

26.10.2020 : The 2020 Arctic Innovation Lab

REYKJAVIK, October 26 - Each year, the Arctic Innovation Lab has been held as part of The Arctic Circle conference, where students pitch ideas that help promote sustainable development in the Arctic. This year, the event took to a digital stage, and was held on October 9th on Zoom. The lab showcased fresh new ideas from politicians, leaders, and students active in the field and was co-organized by the Arctic Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center in partnership with the Luleå University of Technology, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and the Iceland School of Energy at Reykjavík University.  

18.9.2020 : Madison's work with the Natural History Museum of Iceland

REYKJAVIK, September 18 - This summer, Iceland School of Energy students have been busy. Whether it’s attending summer school, performing preliminary research for a thesis project, or working on an interesting job, our students have found ways to stay engaged. For current ISE Sustainable Energy student Madison MacKenzie, her summer was full of hands-on experience in the Eastfjords of Iceland. 

15.9.2020 : MSc Thesis: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Shipping/Maritime Industry and Shipping Container Repurposing/Recycling

REYKJAVIK, September 15 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Veronica Martin, successfully defended her master's thesis where she researched the topic of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the shipping/maritime industry with respects to shipping container repurposing/recycling. Veronica's work was supervised by R. Morgan Greene from Reykjavik university.

11.9.2020 : MSc Thesis: Numerical Modelling of the Shallow Reinjection and Tracer Transport at Nesjavellir Geothermal System, Iceland. An Assessment of Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

REYKJAVIK, September 09 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Esteban Gomez, successfully defended his master's thesis where he performed numerical modelling of the shallow reinjection and tracer transport at the Nesjavellir Geothermal System, in Iceland. Through this, he made an assessment of the heat transfer and fluid flow of the area. Esteban's research was supervised by Juliet Newson and Samuel Warren Scott from Reykjavik University, as well as Thomas M.P. Ratouis from Orkuveita Reykjavíkur ( Reykjavik Energy ).

20.8.2020 : MSc Thesis: Energy and Food Security Using Geothermal Energy: A case study of Chumathang, Union Territory of Ladakh, India

REYKJAVIK, August 19 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Kunzes Dolma, successfully defended her master's thesis where she investigated energy and food security in the presence of geothermal energy. Kunzes focused on Chumathang, Union Territory of Ladakh in India, for her case study. Kunzes' research was supervised by Juliet Newson from Reykjavik University, as well as Árni Ragnarsson from ÍSOR (Iceland GeoSurvey).

10.8.2020 : MSc Thesis: Futureproof Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations – Reducing LCOE and Environmental Impacts through Repowering Focused Selection

REYKJAVIK, August 10 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Mary Boylan Hassan, successfully defended her master's thesis where she investigated how to future-proof offshore wind turbine foundations by reducing LCOE and environmental impacts through a re-powering focused selection process. Mary's research was supervised by Ármann Gylfason from Reykjavik University, as well as Elsa Joao, Edward Hart, and Rebecca Hall from the University of Strathclyde.

14.7.2020 : Kunzes' Path To Sustainable Energy Engineering

REYKJAVIK July 14 - We’re grateful and proud to have students attend from around the world. From England, to Brazil, to India, to the United States, students learn from each other to find solutions to global issues. The opportunity to study here in ISE and in Iceland is the experience of a lifetime for our students. But the paths thru which each ISE student find their way to Iceland vary. Take Kunzes Dolma(2020). Hailing from Ladakh, India, Kunzes is finishing her degree in Sustainable Energy Engineering. Her story starts with the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNSECO).

26.6.2020 : MSc Thesis: Minimising Cost of Algae Production by Optimising the Lighting Arrangement

REYKJAVIK, June 26 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Jessica Nicole Ritchie, successfully defended her master's thesis where she minimised the cost of algae production for a setup arrange in collaboration with Algaennovation by optimising the specific lighting arrangement. Jessica's research was supervised by Hlynur Stefansson from Reykjavik University and Ari Ingimundarsson from Algaennovation, who operate at Hellisheidavirkjun.

16.6.2020 : MSc Thesis: Feasibility Assessment of Decentralised, Layered-Decomposition Optimisation Structure for the EU Internal Energy Market

REYKJAVIK, June 05 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Henry James Noller, successfully defended his master's thesis where he performed feasibility assessment of a decentralised, layered-decomposition optimisation structure for the EU internal energy market. Henry's research was supervised by R. Morgan Greene from Reykjavik University.

9.6.2020 : Silence is Complicity

REYKJAVIK, June 09 - Here at the Iceland School of Energy, we are declaring our solidarity with the worldwide movement against police brutality and institutional racism. The murder of George Floyd and countless other people of color before him, were flagrant abuses of power and privilege which highlight a long-standing and sinister theme of our societies. The brutal actions of government bodies in response the newly energized #BlackLivesMatter protests are a grave threat to our liberal democratic institutions.

2.6.2020 : MSc Thesis: Developing an Eco-Industrial Park; Structures and Policies: A Case study of the KenGen Green Energy Park, Kenya

REYKJAVIK, May 28 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Irene Jepkorir Ronoh, successfully defended her master's thesis where she developed structures and policies pertaining to the KenGen Green Energy Park, an eco-industrial park in Kenya. Irene's research was supervised by Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson from Reykjavik University, and Sigurður H. Markússon from Landsvirkjun, the National Power Company of Iceland.

26.5.2020 : MSc Thesis: Thermoeconomic Analysis and Optimisation of Geothermal Power Cycle Utilising Aqueous Potassium Carbonate for Scrubbing Superheated Steam

REYKJAVIK, May 25 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Brandon Velasquez, successfully defended his master's thesis where he performed a thermoeconomic analysis and optimisation of geothermal power cycle utilising aqueous potassium carbonate for scrubbing superheated steam. Brandon's research was supervised by María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir and Vijay Chauhan from Reykjavik University.

21.5.2020 : 2020 Geothermal Design Challenge

REYKJAVIK, May 22 - This year the 2020 Geothermal Design Challenge™: GIS Mapping Student Competition was hosted by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) and the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Iceland School of Energy is proud to have students Nicholas Fry and Benjamin Smith (2021) compete in this challenge. The pair was asked to work as a team to formulate an informative poster that highlighted the geothermal potential of a region in the US. Their hard work paid off as they were one of the finalists selected by a panel of judges, finishing third. 

17.3.2020 : MSc Thesis: Conversion of oil and gas wells to geothermal re-injection

REYKJAVIK, June 06 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Vedran Zikovic, successfully defended his master's thesis where he investigated the conversion of oil and gas wells for geothermal re-injection. Vedran's research was supervised by Juliet Newson from Reykjavik University, and Sverrir Þórhallsson from the Icelandic GeoSurvey.

16.3.2020 : ISE Bulletin on COVID19

REYKJAVIK, March 16 - As of today, a country-wide ban on gatherings of over 100 people has been put into effect for a minimum of four weeks by Icelandic authorities with the intention of slowing the spread of COVID-19. All universities and junior colleges will be closed to students during this period. In response, Reykjavik University has announced that all teaching during this period will be moved online. RU has provided a clear COVID-19 response strategy during this time period, which extends to ISE students.

5.3.2020 : MSc Thesis: A comparative analysis of the magnetic anomalies associated with the geothermal systems on Reykjanes peninsula

REYKJAVIK, September 11 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Jillian Mary Verbeurgt, successfully defended her master's thesis where she performed a comparative analysis of the magnetic anomalies associated with the geothermal systems on the Reykjanes peninsula. Jillian's research was supervised by Haraldur Auðunsson from Reykjavik University.

26.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: An environmental and economic evaluation of construction & demolition waste based wood-composite pallets and virgin wood pallets

REYKJAVIK, June 05 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Elizabeth Ellen Ernst, successfully defended her master's thesis where she performed an environmental and economic evaluation of the construction and demolition waste based wood-composite pallets and virgin wood pallets. Elizabeth's research was supervised by Juliet Newson from Reykjavik University, as well as Mika Horttanainen, Kaisa Grönman, and Miia Liikanen from Lappeenranta University of Technology.

26.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: Evaluation study for an ammonia-fed and solid-oxide fuel cell powered trailing suction hopper dredger for Van Oord Offshore Contractors

REYKJAVIK, June 07 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Thomas Cornelis, successfully defends his master's thesis where he performed an evaluation study for an ammonia-fed and solid-oxide fuel cell powered trailing suction hopper dredger for Van Oord Offshore Contractors. Thomas' research was supervised by Hlynur Stefánsson from Reykjavik University.

26.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: 3D conceptual model Hvíthólar sub-area, Krafla Geothermal Field Iceland

REYKJAVIK, September 04 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Nataly Castillo Ruiz, successfully defended her master's thesis where she created a 3D conceptual model of the Hvíthólar sub-area within the Krafla geothermal field in Iceland. Nataly's research was supervised by Juliet Newson from Reykjavik University, as well as Egill Júlíusson and Anette Kaergaard Mortensen from Landsvirkjun.

19.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: The dynamic evolution of geothermal system in Lahendong, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

REYKJAVIK, June 06 - MSc in Sustainable Energy candidate, Lily Suherlina, successfully defended her master's thesis where she investigated the dynamic evolution of the Lahendong geothermal system in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Lily's research was supervised by Juliet Newson from Reykjavik University, Maren Brehme from Technische Universiteit Delft, and Yustin Kamah from PT Pertamina.

17.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: Combined conceptual and supercritical numerical model of the Reykjanes peninsula

REYKJAVIK, June 07 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Sam Alexander Barton, successfully defends his master's thesis where he developed a combined conceptual model and supercritical numerical model of the Reykjanes peninsula. Sam's research was supervised by Juliet Newson from Reykjavik University, and John O' Sullivan from the University of Auckland.

9.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: Numerical modelling of the Hveragerði high temperature field

REYKJAVIK, June 07 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Ragna Björk Bragadóttir, successfully defended her master's thesis where she performed TOUGH2 numerical modelling for the Hveragerði high temperature geothermal field and its production capacity. Ragna's research was supervised by Gunnar Gunnarsson from Orkuveita Reykjavíkur, and Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson from Reykjavik University.

6.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: Impact analysis of electric vehicles charging on the Icelandic Power System

REYKJAVIK, May 25 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Winnie Apiyo, successfully defended her master's thesis where she researched the impact that electric vehicle charging would have on the Icelandic power system. Winnie's research project was supervised by Ragnar Kristjánsson from Reykjavik University and was funded by RANNIS.

4.2.2020 : MSc Thesis: Improving current efficiency in low-temperature aluminum electrolysis with vertical inert electrodes

REYKJAVIK, May 29 MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Caroline Mary Medino, successfully defended her master's thesis where she investigated the influence that different operating parameters have on current efficiency in low temperature electrolysis with vertical inert electrodes. Caroline's research was supervised by Guðrún Arnbjörg Sævarsdóttir, and Halldór Guðfinnur Svavarsson from Reykjavik University, and Guðmundur Gunnarsson from Nýsköpunarmiðstöð Íslands (Innovation Center Iceland).

27.1.2020 : MSc Thesis: Multi-criteria wind energy siting assessment - A case study in the West Fjords

REYKJAVIK, May 20 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering candidate, Renata Bade Barajas, successfully defended her master's thesis where she performed a multi-criteria wind energy siting assessment case study in the West Fjords. Renata's work was supervised by Ármann Gylfason from Reykjavik University, Samuel Perkin from Landsnet, and Stefán Kári Sveinbjörnsson from Landsvirkjun.

18.7.2019 : MSc Thesis: An analysis of potential connection points for Hvalárvirkjun in the West Fjords

REYKJAVIK, July 18 - After conducting his studies, Kieran Stewart Read successfully defended his master's thesis where he determined a suitable connection point for a new hydropower plant in the West Fjords by considering voltage profiles, line loading, reliability, and cost. Kieran's work was supervised by Ragnar Kristjánsson from Reykjavik University, Samuel Perkin from Landsnet, and Arndís Magnúsdóttir.

15.7.2019 : MSc Thesis: Predicting weather-related transmission line failures using machine learning

REYKJAVIK, July 15 - After conducting his studies, Roddy Akeel successfully defended his master's thesis where he attempted to improve reliability assessments by developing an informational tool that predicts weather-related transmission line failures. Roddy's work was supervised by Ragnar Kristjánsson from Reykjavik University, and Samuel Perkin from Landsnet. 

9.7.2019 : MSc Thesis: 3D Modelling of Faulting and Intrusion of the Nevado del Ruiz Volcano, Colombia

REYKJAVIK, July 9 – After conducting her studies, Chelsea Arlette Magpantay Cervantes successfully defended her thesis where she used ArcGIS and Leapfrog to create 3D subsurface models that integrated geoscientific data about the Nevado del Ruiz stratovolcano. Chelsea's work was supervised by Juliet Newson, from Reykjavik University, and Daniela Blessent from the University of Medellin.

4.7.2019 : MSc Thesis: Alternative heating systems for northern remote communities: Techno-economic analysis of ground-source heat pumps in Kuujjuaq, Nunavik, Canada

REYKJAVIK, July 3 – After conducting her studies, Evelyn Gunawan successfully defended her thesis where she analyzed the possibility of using geothermal energy as a heating alternative to the diesel furnaces currently being used to meet residential heating demand in the capital of Nunavik. Evelyn's work was supervised by Juliet Newson, Páll Jensson both from Reykjavik University, Jasmin Raymond, and Nicolò Giordano both from INRS.

13.6.2019 : MSc Thesis: Feasibility Study including preliminary design of a Micro-cycle binary power project with direct use applications for a single low temperature production well in Grafarbakki, Iceland

REYKJAVIK, June 13 – After conducting her studies, Victoria Nyaga successfully defended her thesis where she designed a micro-cycle binary power plant and analyzed the feasibility through technical and economic perspectives. Victoria’s work was supervised by William Scott Harvey and Juliet Newson from Reykjavík University.

22.4.2019 : MSc Thesis: Financial Modelling and Analysis of Power Project Finance: A Case Study of Ngozi Geothermal Power Project, Southwest Tanzania

REYKJAVIK, APRIL 22 – After conducting his studies, Chagaka Kalimbia successfully defended his thesis where he performed a detailed financial and economic analysis for a 30 MW geothermal power project in Ngozi. Chagaka’s work was supervised by Páll Jensson from Reykjavík University. 

10.12.2018 : Geo-scientist turned energy trader

Gaynor Mcllraith graduated from the Iceland School of Energy (ISE)  in July 2018 with an MSc. in sustainable energy science. She graduated from the Queen’s University with a BSc. in environmental sciences and geological sciences. 

29.10.2018 : Arctic Circle Conference 2018

REYKJAVIK, OCTOBER 29 - The Arctic Circle has been gathering annually since 2013. This conference brings policymakers, academics and business people together. Over 2000 people from over 60 countries came together to discuss the challenges that the Arctic is facing as well as the solutions being implemented. This took on many forms, including plenary sessions, breakout sessions, and roundtable discussions.

One breakout session The Arctic Innovation Lab: 15 ideas for a better Arctic, was organized by the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and featured two Iceland School of Energy students: Sydney Le Cras and Renata Bade Barajas. 

10.10.2018 : Reforestation in Ulfjotsvatn

REYKJAVIK, OCTOBER 10 - At the end of September, the U.S. Embassy in Iceland teamed up with Landvernd and the Icelandic Forestry Association to lead about 60 volunteers in planting over 1,500 trees at Ulfljotsvatn. 

27.9.2018 : Circwaste: helping reduce waste through the circular economy

REYKJAVIK, September 27 – It is important to tackle large problems such as climate change through various angles, to take a multi-disciplinary that breaks it down to concrete issues that need to be addressed. One often overlooked issue is that of waste. When not properly addressed, objects like plastic, glass or more generally domestic or toxic materials end up in the environment for a very long time. Traditionally, the economy has operated linearly which has led to increasing, almost unmanageable amounts of waste. 

24.9.2018 : Top 40 under 40 Women in Kenya

REYKJAVIK, SEPTEMBER 24 - One of Iceland School of Energy's second-year sustainable energy engineering students, Winnie Adhiambo Apiyo, was named one of Kenya's Top forty under forty women by Business Daily.

13.9.2018 : The International Carbon Conference hosted by Reykjavik Energy

REYKJAVIK, SEPTEMBER 13 – The International Carbon Conference(ICC) is taking place from the 10th of September to the 14th. This conference brought together professionals and experts in carbon capture to discuss the current projects in place to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions. Ragna Björk Bragadóttir, an Iceland School of Energy Student who worked at Orkuveita Reykjavikur (OR) over the summer is the manager of the conference and played a large role in putting together the conference. Where put together this conference. The five major networks in attendance were CarbFix, S4CE, Metal-Aid, Deep Carbon Observatory, and CarbonSAFE.

16.8.2018 : MSc Thesis: UAV geothermal mapping in Austurengjar

REYKJAVIK, AUGUST 16 – At the beginning of the summer, Jóhann Mar Ólafsson MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, successfully defended his master's thesis research where he created and evaluated a thermal map of Austurengjar using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with a dual thermal and RGB camera. Jóhann's work was supervised by Juliet Ann Newson from Háskólinn í Reykjavík, Victor Pajuelo Madrigal and Daniel Ben-Yehoshua both from Svarmi.

13.8.2018 : Iceland School of Energy: Summer School

REYKJAVIK, AUGUST 13 – At the end of the July, the newest members of Iceland School of Energy (ISE) were introduced to their master’s program through a 3-week summer course. The aim of this course is to introduce students to various aspects of sustainability, from the economics to the physics. This introductory course is important because ISE students have widely diverse scholastic backgrounds. The incoming class of 2020 consists of geologists, engineers, literature majors and lawyers.

6.8.2018 : MSc Thesis: Low-temperature geothermal resources in abandoned mines of the Canadian Shield: A case study in the Chapais and Chibougamau area, Québec, Canada

REYKJAVIK, AUGUST 3 – After conducting studies is Quebec, Andrea Morgan successfully defended her thesis where she analyzed the geothermal potential of inundated mines in conjunction with a heat pump system through the use of numerical modeling. Andrea’s work was supervised by Jasmin Raymond from Institut national de la recherche scientifique and advised by Juliet Newson from Reykjavík University. 

25.7.2018 : MSc Thesis: Deep Learning for Power System Restoration

REYKJAVIK, July 25 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, Alexander Danielsson Moses successfully defended his master’s thesis where he attempts to minimize the negative impact of outages using a deep feed-forward neural network (FFNN) trained to perform optimally during power system restoration. Alexander’s work was supervised by Ragnar Kristjánsson from Reykjavik University and Samuel Perkin from Landsnet. 

20.7.2018 : MSc Thesis: Assessment of Renewable Energy as Investment Opportunity: Risk Return Impact

REYKJAVIK, July 20 - MSc in Sustainable Energy Science, Dwina Andini Soerono successfully defended her master's thesis where she evaluates the long-term financial performance of renewable energy stocks as an investment opportunity for US investors. She aimed to better understand the financial risk and returns within the renewable energy sector as an investment opportunity, specifically for US institutional investors. Dwina's work was supervised by Stefan Wendt from Reykjavik University. 

16.7.2018 : MSc Thesis: 3D modelling of the Reykir geothermal areas in Mosfellssveit, Iceland

REYKJAVIK, JULY 16 - On the 31th of May, Daníel Einarsson , MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, successfully defended his master's thesis research where he created a 3D model of the Reykir geothermal areas in Mossfellssveit using Leapfrog Geothermal modelling software that depicts lithological and thermal information of the area and can act as a digital platform for future resource management. Daníel's work was supervised by Juliet Ann Newson from Háskólinn í Reykjavík and advised by Bjarni ReyrKristjánsson from Reykjavik Energy. 

9.7.2018 : MSc Thesis: Investigating Solutions That Improve Islanding Resilience for the Snæfellsnes Transmission System

REYKJAVIK, JULY 9 - On the 30th of May, Laurentiu Anton, MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, successfully defended his master's thesis research in which he analyzed potential infrastructure improvements that promote islanding resilience for radial power system areas in Snæfellsnes while considering the social, environmental and financial implications of said improvements. Laurentiu's work was supervised by Ragnar Kristjánsson from Háskólinn í Reykjavík and advised by Samuel Nicholas Perkin and Guðjón Hugberg Björnsson both from Landsnet.

6.7.2018 : MSc Thesis: Design and Simulation of a DC Microgrid for a Small Island in Belize

REYKJAVIK, JULY 6 - On the 28th of May, Jordan Grant, MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, successfully defended his master's thesis research in which he used MATLAB/Simulink and HOMER to design, simulate and assess individual components of a proposed DC microgrid run on solar and wind for a small island in Belize. Jordan's work was supervised by Ragnar Kristjánsson from Háskólinn í Reykjavík and advised by César A. Camacho from UNAM. 

2.7.2018 : MSc Thesis: The Ring of Fire: Priority Setting for Nuclear Power in the North

REYKJAVIK, JULY 2 - On the 25th of May, Enzo Diependaal, MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, has successfully defended his master's thesis research in which he used the TIMES modelling environment to create a priority setting framework for the deployment of small modular reactors (SMR) meant for mining in isolated, northern regions of Canada. Enzo's work was supervised by Einar Jón Ásbjörnsson from Háskólinn í Reykjavík and advised by Dr. Akira Tokuhiro from and Dr. Jennifer McKellar from University of Ontario Institute of Technology. 

27.6.2018 : MSc Thesis: Estimation of Sustainable Production Limit by Using Lumped Parameter and USGS Hydrotherm Simulation

REYKJAVIK, June 27 - At the end of May, MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, Yagiz Bostanci successfully defended his master's thesis in the estimation of sustainable production limit by using lumped parameter and USGS Hydrotherm simulation. His project was supervised by María Sigríður Guðjónsdóttir from Reykjavik University.

25.6.2018 : MSc Thesis: Numerical Modelling of Cold Water Injection into Supercritical Geothermal Reservoirs

REYKJAVIK, June 25 - At the end of last month, MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, Riley Newman has successfully defended his master's thesis project in the numerical modelling of cold water injection into supercritical geothermal reservoirs. After spending roughly half a year abroad at the University of Auckland in New Zealand under the supervisions of Michael O'Sullivan and John O'Sullivan, Riley returned to Iceland to complete and defend his thesis. At Reykjavik University, Riley was supervised by Juliet Newson.

22.6.2018 : MSc Thesis: Modelling Consumer Type Specific Electricity Load in Iceland

REYKJAVIK, JUNE 22 - On the 25th of May, Berit Hanna Czock, MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering, has successfully defended her master's thesis research in which she used aggregate electricity load measurements from Iceland in conjunction with Monte Carlo simulation approach and seasonal ARIMA models to provide short-term, medium-term and long-term forecasts. Berit’s work was supervised by Ewa Lazarczyk Carlson from Háskólinn í Reykjavík and advised by Samuel Perkin from Landsnet.

 


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