Narrowing a clean energy career path: reflections on Energy Club trip to CA

student field trip

by Koji Kitazume, MEM/MBA ’12 In January, the Fuqua Energy Club organized a “Week in Cities” trip to San Francisco. Ten students networked with alumni and visited companies including Bloom Energy (Fuel Cell), SCHOTT Solar (Solar), SunRun (Solar), 3Degrees (REC & Carbon Offset Trading), Silver Spring Networks (Smart Grid), SunPower (Solar), Claremont Creek Ventures (Venture Capital). When I first came to school […]

Students weigh oil industry complexities on trip to Houston

students visit oil & gas field

by Brinda Ramaiya, MBA ’11 “I am not the bad guy,” said Randy Little, owner of HM Oil, an independent exploration and production company. It was a cloudy morning in Houston and the Duke University Hydrocarbons Field Trip class was touring one of his private production sites. A proud, tall Texan in his jeans and […]