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Wharton team wins 2017 Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition

Wharton EEMCC team

A team from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business took the top prize in the 2017 Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition, an annual event held at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.  The team, which beat out 33 other teams from 19 schools to win a $10,000 prize, included students Karl Chan […]

Cuba: Navigating energy choices for the future

Many countries, including the U.S., are in the midst of thinking about changes to their electric power and transportation energy systems as new technologies, new sources of energy, and new energy and environmental policies reshape energy sector dynamics globally.  Cuba is one country where change will come perhaps most quickly.  The reestablishment of diplomatic relations […]

Partnering for Cuba’s energy transition

Jim Rogers in Cuba

By Dan Vermeer, Associate Professor of the Practice and Executive Director, EDGE Cuba’s energy infrastructure, like its fleet of pre-1959 vintage American cars, is an amalgam of old and new, based on efforts to evolve the system with limited resources. A decentralized network consisting mostly of diesel and fuel oil generators is connected to a […]

Carlos Fernandez-Aballi talks about renewable energy investment in Cuba

Video: Carlos Fernandez-Aballi, Cuba Strategies

In this EDGE Chats video, energy expert and Cuba native Carlos Fernández-Aballí Altamirano, PhD, discusses the challenges and opportunities inherent in Cuba’s plan to expand its renewable energy portfolio and modernize its energy infrastructure.                     — RELATED ARTICLES Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives  

Rotimi Thomas proves how the right skills can lead to a rewarding and impactful career

Rotimi Thomas

After two years in a management rotation program with the industrials giant Siemens AG, Rotimi Thomas is now working in a role that marries his passions for energy, environment, and emerging markets.  As a Development Fund Investment Manager for Siemens Power & Gas, he helps steer the company’s investment in development funding investments in Africa. […]