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The next phase of industrialization will happen in our oceans

oceans shipping photo

By Dan Vermeer, Associate Professor of the Practice and Executive Director, EDGE Oceans cover more than 70% of the planet’s surface, hold almost 95% of the world’s biodiversity, and produce over two-thirds of our oxygen.  However, it is less well-known …

Climate change & business: What every MBA needs to know

New briefing paper highlights the business impacts of climate change Today’s MBA students will face a complex set of global business and societal challenges when they graduate.  A new “MBA EDGE” briefing from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business aims …

Peak pricing vs. flat pricing for power: New faculty research

Kevin Shang EDGE Chats video

When it comes to pricing electric power, is peak pricing better than flat rate pricing when it comes to incentivizing the adoption of renewable energy?  The answer might surprise you.  Kevin Shang, Professor of Operations Management at Fuqua School of …

Winners & losers of non-wire power solutions

Estee Amana

By Estee Amana, MBA ’20 This article was written in response to a presentation given by Hannah Polikov, Director, Public Utility Commission Program, Advanced Energy Economy in an EDGE Seminar on Nov. 4, 2018 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of …

Renewables procurement: Spreading the wealth to more businesses

Zoe Ripecky

By Zoe Ripecky, MEM ’20 This article was written in response to a presentation given by Katherine Canoy, Senior Manager, Renewable Energy Origination, Walmart in an EDGE Seminar on Oct. 3, 2018 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This …