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Energy tech & trends: Insights from former ARPA-E leader Eric Rohlfing

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Eric Rohlfing, Former Senior Technical Advisor at the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), shares his insights on building an innovation community, removing tech-to-market barriers, and energy technology trends in this EDGE Chats video. RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives

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 […]

Cisco’s Alan McGinty talks about sustainable workplaces

Video: Alan McGinty, Cisco

In this EDGE Chats video, Alan McGinty, Senior Director of Cisco’s Global Workplace Innovation Group, talks about the energy efficiency opportunities inherent in designing better workplaces, the evolution of the corporate workplace, and Cisco’s views on corporate social responsibility and sustainability. — RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives  

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 […]

Designing better energy metrics for consumers

Rick Larrick, Faculty, Fuqua School of Business

Rick Larrick, PhD, faculty director of EDGE and professor at Fuqua School of Business, talks about consumer energy metrics in the context of behavioral economics.  This seminar was presented to an audience of Duke University graduate students as part of the Duke University Energy Initiative’s “Energy Industry Fundamentals” series.   — RELATED ARTICLES: Rick Larrick […]

Understanding energy use: New research by Fuqua professor Rick Larrick

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Rick Larrick, Fuqua School of Business professor and faculty director of EDGE, has put much of his time and energy into helping people better understand how much energy they use. He has worked on many projects, but the most recent project that Larrick and his coworkers have taken on is to create a new way […]

Pete Curtice, VP of Opower, speaks about changing consumers’ energy behaviors

Pete Curtice, Opower

Is cleantech a fad?  Pete Curtice (Duke MBA ’97), Vice President of Opower, talks about the Opower business model, consumer’s energy consumption, and what he sees for cleantech in the future in this EDGE Chats video.   — RELATED ARTICLES Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives    

Cree’s VP of Corporate Marketing talks about LED lighting and “green” marketing

Video: Greg Merritt, Cree

In this EDGE Chats video, Greg Merritt, Vice President of Corporate Marketing with LED lighting company Cree, speaks about technology and “green” marketing.     — RELATED ARTICLES Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives    

Market mechanisms needed to drive energy efficiency

Kent Truckor

This essay by student Kent Truckor, MEM/MBA Class of 2013, was selected to represent Fuqua School of Business in the TIME/Fortune 2011 “Energy for Tomorrow” competition. As the winner of Fuqua’s essay competition, Kent earned the opportunity to join EDGE, Pop!Tech, and Reuters for an upcoming invitation-only energy salon in NYC. Read Kent’s essay below. […]

Dan Vermeer speaks on the opportunities inherent in energy efficiency

EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer spoke about energy efficiency as a business opportunity at last week’s ABB Automation & Power World 2011. You can read the recap at: “The real impact of energy efficiency on the bottom line” – ABB website, Apr. 20, 2011 “Finally, Energy Efficiency’s Day in the Sun: Discussing Existing and Future […]