ENGIE’s Burhan Koc discusses energy market evolution

Burhan Koc EDGE Chats video

Burhan Koç, Director in the Sustainability & Renewable Energy Solutions practice, ENGIE, discusses the changing energy marketplace, and his reflections on the leadership skills that are needed for the new energy future.   RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives

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 […]

“Triple convergence” of trends shape the future of leadership in the electric utility industry

Triple convergence of forces shaping the utility industry

The utility sector is in a period of reinvention. In the coming decades, nearly the entire power generating fleet in the U.S. will be replaced (no small feat for a sector with approximately $1.5 trillion in assets). Almost as dramatic as this infrastructure turnover is the leadership challenge facing the industry: more than half of […]

Advancing a more sustainable energy industry: Alumna Liz Turnbull shares her work at PG&E

Liz Turnbull

Elizabeth (Liedel) Turnbull graduated from Duke’s 3-year MBA/Master of Environmental Management joint degree program in 2011. Since then, she has worked for Pacific Gas and Electric Company, California’s largest investor-owned utility. Passionate about environmental and social responsibility, Liz started with PG&E in their Corporate Sustainability department. Today, she works in the Office of the Vice […]

Duke Energy SVP Peter Toomey talks about utility industry transformation

Peter Toomey, Duke Energy

In this EDGE Chats video, Duke Energy’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Peter Toomey, talks about the transformation happening in the utility industry and how Duke Energy thinks about managing talent amid this industry change.   — RELATED ARTICLES Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives    

Video: “A Bright Future: MBA Career Options in the Energy Sector”

Video - Energy Careers

Executives from across the energy sector share their perspectives on MBA career prospects in a new video from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. “It’s a tremendously exciting place to work and develop a career,” says Rebecca Kujawa, a Duke alumna who is Vice President of Business Management at NextEra Energy Resources.  “The opportunity to […]

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 […]

NextEra Energy Resources VP, Rebecca Kujawa, shares insights about energy trends & technologies

Video: Rebecca Kujawa, Vice President of Business Management for NextEra Energy Resources

Rebecca Kujawa (Duke BA ’97), Vice President of Business Management for NextEra Energy Resources talks about trends in the power sector, the future of the electric utility, and policy developments to watch in our latest EDGE Chats video.   — RELATED ARTICLES Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives    

EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Why states should use mass-based goals

Pablo Taccioli

by Pablo Taccioli, MEM/MBA ’16 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Rebecca Kujawa, Vice President, Business Management at NextEra Energy Resources in an EDGE Seminar on Sep. 30, 2015 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 […]

Duke Energy’s Adrienne Lalle reflects on her education at Fuqua

Adrienne Lalle

Adrienne Lalle graduated from Fuqua’s Daytime MBA program in 2015 with concentrations in Energy Finance and Decision Sciences. She shares some of the highlights of her experience at Fuqua in this Q&A. What was your career path before Fuqua? I graduated from the University of Virginia in 2008 with my bachelors in Chemical Engineering and […]