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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 […]

DTE Energy’s Camilo Serna talks about utility transition

Camilo Serna, Vice President of Corporate Strategy for DTE Energy talks about the scale and pace of change in the electric utility industry, DTE’s net zero carbon emissions goals, and managing corporate strategy amid uncertainty. RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives

Highlights from the 2019 Duke University Energy Conference

The 11th annual Duke University Energy Conference brought 300 students, faculty, and industry executives together in November at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business to discuss the changing energy industry landscape. “Despite lots of debate and decades of inaction, we increasingly recognize that energy transition is essential,” said EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer in welcome remarks. […]

“Roadmap” of energy sector employers helps students clarify career interests

Example Employers along the Energy Value Chain

There are exciting job opportunities for MBAs in the energy sector, but making sense of where these jobs fit in a sector as complex as this one can be difficult. To help students visualize employers along the energy value chain, EDGE has developed a “roadmap” of example employers in the energy sector—from energy production (upstream) to […]

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 […]

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

Vivint Solar’s Bryan Christiansen discusses solar industry trends and leadership advice

Video: Bryan Christiansen

Bryan Christiansen, Chief Operating Officer of Vivint Solar, discusses the trends affecting solar energy as well as changing technologies and opportunities in solar energy in this EDGE Chats video.   — RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives    

Statoil Energy Ventures’ Gareth Burns discusses investing in renewables

Gareth Burns, EDGE Chats video

Gareth Burns, VP and Managing Director of Statoil Energy Ventures, discusses why the Norwegian oil and gas company is investing in renewable energy and electric vehicle charging infrastructure technologies in this EDGE Chats video.   — RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives    

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 […]