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Duke students place 3rd in 2014 national Renewable Energy Case Competition

Student team, Renewable Energy Case Competition

Congratulations to five Duke MBA students who placed 3rd in the 2014 national Renewable Energy Case Competition (RECC)! In this year’s competition held at the University of Michigan on Dec. 4-5, sixteen MBA teams from around the country were challenged with creating a go-to-market strategy and implementation plan for GE in the battery storage market. […]

Learning can be disruptive, but it isn’t free

Dan Chow

by Dan Chow, MEM/MBA ‘15 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Matt Eggers, a senior cleantech executive who has worked at Tesla Motors, Sunrun, and Bloom Energy, in an EDGE Seminar on Sept. 24, 2014 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. In a Sept. 24 EDGE seminar, cleantech expert […]

Financial implications of distributed resources: Lessons learned from Germany

Diana Rowe

by Diana Rowe, MEM/MBA ‘16 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Gregory Aliff, Vice Chairman and Senior Partner, Deloitte Energy and Resources practice, in an EDGE Seminar on Apr. 9, 2014 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Utilities, using conventional power generation, have assumed a long-standing responsibility of deploying […]

Narrowing a clean energy career path: reflections on Energy Club trip to CA

student field trip

by Koji Kitazume, MEM/MBA ’12 In January, the Fuqua Energy Club organized a “Week in Cities” trip to San Francisco. Ten students networked with alumni and visited companies including Bloom Energy (Fuel Cell), SCHOTT Solar (Solar), SunRun (Solar), 3Degrees (REC & Carbon Offset Trading), Silver Spring Networks (Smart Grid), SunPower (Solar), Claremont Creek Ventures (Venture Capital). When I first came to school […]

World Energy Congress: Inertia or transformation?

by Dan Vermeer, executive director, EDGE This week, over 3,500 energy professionals from leading energy-producing and energy-consuming countries have arrived in Montreal for the World Energy Congress.  Sponsored by the World Energy Council, the Congress is held every 3 years to discuss key challenges of the global energy sector. There is no question that powerful […]