EDGE

EDGE Seminar

Can (or will?) Apple change the way we think about energy?

by Liz Visconti, MBA’20 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Arvin Ganesan, Energy and Environment Policy, Apple, in an EDGE Seminar on Jan. 29, 2020 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke University or […]

Range anxiety is not the only reason that Americans are less charged up about electric vehicles (EVs)

Jenny cooke

By Jenny Cooke, 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 Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views 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 Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views 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 article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke […]

Can an oil & gas company compete with utilities in clean power investments?

Paige Swofford

by Paige Swofford, MEM/MBA’18 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Gareth Burns, Vice President and Managing Director of Statoil Energy Ventures, in an EDGE Seminar on Oct. 11, 2017 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of […]

Autonomous vehicles could enable more walkable communities

Shannon Griesser

by Shannon Griesser, MBA ’19 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Doug Parks, Vice President of Autonomous Technology and Vehicle Execution at General Motors (GM), in an EDGE Seminar on Nov. 1, 2017 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily […]

Sustainable communities: Possible without government?

by Sarah Reinheimer, MPP’18 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Patrick Doherty, Co-Founder and President of Long Haul Capital Group in an EDGE Seminar on Sept. 13, 2017 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either […]

We need sound energy policy

Chris Barry

by Chris Barry, MBA ’17 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Jim Rogers, Former CEO and Chairman of Duke Energy, at Duke University in an EDGE Seminar on Sept. 7, 2016 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the […]

Behavioral demand response: Unlocking untapped assets on the smart grid

Sanderson Hull

by Sanderson Hull, MBA ’17 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Pete Curtice, Vice President of Strategic Sales with Opower at Duke University in an EDGE Seminar on Dec. 2, 2015 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the […]

Yieldcos: Not a Ponzi scheme, but risky nonetheless

Myles Neumann

by Myles Neumann, MBA ’17 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Brian Bolster, Global Head of Power and Infrastructure Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs at Duke University in an EDGE Seminar on Nov. 18, 2015 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not […]