New Zealand trip offers different perspective on renewable energy practices

April 14, 2017

It’s not every day a class lecture that begins at Penn State resumes halfway across the globe. But for a group of students studying renewable energy practices in New Zealand, it did just that.

Ten students taking a special three-credit course offered by Derek Elsworth, professor of energy and geo-environmental engineering, spent spring break touring the iconic landscape of the island nation while surveying measures it has taken to power itself using about 80 percent renewable energy. <Read full article on Penn State News>