Renewable Energy for International Development with Madison Area Technical College - Winter break 2011

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Would you like to start off 2011 traveling in Costa Rica, while learning about renewable energy? Would you like to help residents of developing countries to meet their energy needs by implementing low cost and environmentally sustainable renewable energy projects? Would you like to provide solar lighting to families so they can work and study at night after sundown? Would you like to earn college credit for this experience? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please read on…

Madison Area Technical College is once again offering the popular course Renewable Energy for International Development, in January 2011. This is a 3-credit course that will combine 9 days of field work in Costa Rica with 8 weeks of additional online instruction. The course credits may be applied to meet the requirements for the MATC/CERET renewable energy certificate.

Additional details on the course including a Fact Sheet, Frequently Asked Questions, and examples of projects from previous classes are available on the course webpage at:

Application materials to join the January 2011 class can be obtained from the Madison Area Technical College International Education Office at:

NOTE: The College is currently accepting applications for the 2011 course, and participation is limited to 11 individuals. Registration for the course is first come first serve, and we encourage interested individuals to submit the application paperwork and financial deposit quickly to reserve their space. For additional assistance with application and registration paperwork contact:

Kirsten Holdwick
Program Specialist
Center for International Education
Madison Area Technical College