Who will pay to close the loop in emerging economies?

Circular economy inventions need business model innovation By Vishweshwar Vivek, MBA ’23 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Sandra Sassow, CEO & Co-Founder of SEaB ENERGY, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2022. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily […]

Landlords: The (solar) power is in your hands

By Rebecca Phillips, MBA ’22 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Manavendra Sial, Executive Vice President and CFO, SunPower Corporation, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2021. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke […]

Pass “direct-pay” to unlock the full potential of renewable energy

By Anna Hofmann, MBA ’22 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Enrique Alvarez-Uria Berros, Country Manager US, Ocean Winds, and Varun Saluja, Commercial Manager, Mayflower Wind, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2021. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily […]

The commercialization of trash and carbon: Similarities, differences, and implications

By Courtney Bell, MBA ’22 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Marcius Extavour, Vice President, Energy & Climate at XPRIZE, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2021. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke […]

Implementing a universal carbon tax is a simple yet effective emissions solution

By Grace Fernandez, MEM/MBA ’23 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Vanessa Miler-Fels, Director of Energy Innovation and Impact at Microsoft, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2021. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either […]

The promise of seaweed farming

by Carybeth Reddy, MBA ’22 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Marcius Extavour, VP of Energy and Climate at XPRIZE, in an EDGE Seminar on Sept. 29, 2021 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either […]

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 […]