Energy Horizons Program

Advance your understanding of how energy is used, distributed, and produced. Develop your awareness of the decision-making processes and the stakeholders that shape our current energy infrastructure and plans for the future. Build connections with other students and staff. Get an on-the-ground view of energy and society systems in action on campus, in the Upper Valley, and the region. And have fun doing it!

The Energy Horizons program at Dartmouth, co-sponsored by the Sustainability Office and the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society, invites anyone with an interest in the present and future of energy to join us for an upcoming trip. No experience is required, just an interest in learning about energy systems from multiple perspectives. 

Learn more about where we've been and upcoming trips below. 

Summer 2019 Energy Horizons

Summer Energy Horizons Mini-Trip 

Get outside and off campus this summer for a summer field trip as we explore the Northeast and learn about regional energy initiatives. No previous knowledge of the energy sector is required!

Biomass in Action: One-day trip on Saturday, August 17 

With Dartmouth's energy transition on the horizon, now is a great time to learn about biomass from foresters and some of our peer institutions. This one-day trip will include a visit to South Royalton, VT.


Winter 2018 Energy Horizons

Energy Horizons Winterim Trip: December 10 - 14, 2018

The 2018 Winterim Energy Horizons trip was a five-day program that gave Dartmouth students interested in expanding their understanding of local energy infrastructure and on-the-ground view of what energy looks like at Dartmouth and in the Upper Valley. You can view an overview of the experience and outcomes here: Energy Horizons Winterim 2018 Info Sheet