Meet the 2024 Duke U Energy Conference co-chairs

Each Fall, Fuqua hosts the annual Duke University Energy Conference, an event that draws more than 500 students, alumni, and industry professionals to campus to talk about trends and key issues in the energy sector. Planning this high-visibility event is no small undertaking, and takes an incredible team of students. This year’s co-chairs, Uzo Biosah […]

Assessing the microgrid market: Fuqua students get “out of the building”

Nancy Fechnay

by Nancy Fechnay, MEM/MBA ’14; Aaron Gress MBA ’14; Lisa Huber, MEM/MBA ’14, and Mark McDonald, MBA ’14 There is no substitute for the real world as a learning laboratory. For the second consecutive year, Duke’s Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE) partnered with ’05 Fuqua alumnus Paul Straub of Claremont Creek […]

Making sustainable development work in the Brazilian Amazon

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by Dan Vermeer, Executive Director of EDGE The Amazon Forest is one of the planet’s true marvels – this vast territory is home to 1 in 10 of all the world’s known species.  It is also under incredible pressure, as the forest’s natural resources – including timber, oil and gas, gold, copper, tin, nickel, bauxite, manganese, […]