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“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 […]

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 […]

Trends in the solar market: John Morrison, COO of Ecoplexus, shares insights

Video: John Morrison, COO of Ecoplexus Solar

In this EDGE Chats video, John Morrison, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the solar developer Ecoplexus, shares his perspective on the future of solar, including regulatory drivers, technology trends, and hurdles for the industry.   — RELATED ARTICLES Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives    

Crossing the chasm for solar: What’s the willingness to pay?

Adrienne Lalle

by Adrienne Lalle, 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. What will it take for residential solar technologies […]

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 […]

Utilities can win by entering the distributed solar market

Omar Arriaga

by Omar Arriaga (MBA ’15), Adam Cornelius (MEM ’14), Julia Mote (MBA ’15), and Eric Vandenbrink (MBA ’15) This article was written in response to a seminar given by Allen Burchett, Senior VP for Business Development, ABB North America, in an EDGE Seminar on Feb. 5, 2014 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Alan […]

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 […]