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Looking into a dark future

by David Mann, MBA ’16 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Brad Kitchens, CEO of ScottMadden, in an EDGE Seminar on Oct. 1, 2014 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Rob Latoff joins EDGE as Executive-in-Residence

EDGE is pleased to welcome energy industry expert Rob Latoff as Executive-in-Residence and Instructor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He will teach Energy Markets & Innovation in Fuqua’s executive MBA program, and has served on the EDGE Advisory … Continue reading

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New book on sustainability careers from EDGE’s Katie Kross

A revised and updated second edition of Profession and Purpose: A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability by EDGE managing director Katie Kross was released in July 2014 by Greenleaf Publishing.  Katie is a frequent speaker and contributor on … Continue reading

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China’s energy and climate policies: Pragmatic, productive, but ultimately ineffective?

by Urosh Tomovich, MEM/MBA ’15 On March 26, EDGE hosted a Forum on Cleantech in China at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business that featured insights from five panelists about starting, funding, and growing businesses in China. Panelist Tom Darden, CEO … Continue reading

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Exploring China’s cleantech opportunities

On Mar. 26, more than 100 executives and students gathered at Fuqua School of Business to hear about energy and environmental business opportunities in China at the 2014 EDGE Forum on Cleantech in China. “China is a great place to … Continue reading

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Raising the Relative Value of Waste-to-Energy

by Tim McDonald, MBA ’15 This article was written in response to an EDGE Seminar on “The Economics of Waste” on Feb. 26, 2014 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Waste-to-energy (WTE) technology has the potential to minimize air … Continue reading

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Utilities can win by entering the distributed solar market

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 … Continue reading

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China’s smog cloud may have a silver lining

Environmental concerns are ubiquitous in China. Every day, the newspapers include stories about the converging crises related to air pollution, food contamination, water shortages, and solid waste. There is also a growing frustration that China’s “growth at all costs” development … Continue reading

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Lessons for energy entrepreneurs

by Lisa Huber, MBA ’14 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Pedro Santos, Founder and CEO of OsComp Systems, in an EDGE Seminar on Nov. 13, 2013 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Pedro … Continue reading

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