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[EnergyWharton Podcast] Conversation with IEA Chief Economist, Laszlo Varro

The inaugural EnergyWharton podcast features Laszlo Varro, Chief Economist of International Energy Agency. Have a listen and follow us on Soundcloud! [0:01] Introduction to EnergyWharton podcast; [0:24] Introduction for Laszlo Varro and IEA; [1:30] What are the 2-3 budding issues becoming central discussions in the energy world?; [8:30] How do you expect the global transition… Continue reading [EnergyWharton Podcast] Conversation with IEA Chief Economist, Laszlo Varro

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Investing in renewable energy is a good bet despite politics – Planet Philadelphia radio show

Listen to Wharton Energy Club Co-President, Zachary N. Goldstein, discuss prospects for renewable energy investing on Planet Philadelphia. Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show on G-Town Radio streamed live online and on the radio dial at WGGT 92.9 FM in Philadelphia 2/2/18 Is renewable energy beating out fossil fuels purely on the dollars and cents? Zachary… Continue reading Investing in renewable energy is a good bet despite politics – Planet Philadelphia radio show

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Record Turnout and an Energizing Day at the Wharton Energy Conference

Over 200 students and many industry thought leaders poured into the Union Club of Philadelphia last Friday Jan 19 for the marquee event of the Wharton Energy Club. The Wharton Energy Conference is the largest annual student-led energy forum in the country. Panels covered topics ranging from energy resilience and entrepreneurship to the latest in… Continue reading Record Turnout and an Energizing Day at the Wharton Energy Conference

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Yukon Goes Silicon

This article was originally published on December 15, 2017. A few weeks ago, the financial press took note as Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the Norwegian Government Pension Fund (“NGPF”), announced that it would drop oil and gas stocks from its index.[1]  Yet Norway has not been the only sovereign wealth player exiting oil… Continue reading Yukon Goes Silicon

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Wharton MBA team wins Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition at Fuqua

The Wharton team outlasted a field of 34 teams to win the Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition, focused on renewable energy development in rural Kenya. MKOPA—a residential solar company operating in East Africa—asked top MBA’s across the country: “How should MKOPA adapt its business operations in Kenya with its off-grid solutions? What should the… Continue reading Wharton MBA team wins Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition at Fuqua

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Wharton wins Tesla’s first-ever MBA case competition; offered internships for summer

This article initially appeared in The Wharton Journal (linked here), and its author is Shawn Xu. At the end of September, Tesla Motors hosted its first-ever MBA case competition at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Tesla’s business operations team asked students a simple question – what new products or features can we build… Continue reading Wharton wins Tesla’s first-ever MBA case competition; offered internships for summer

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My Wharton Energy Internship: Energy VC Analysis at IEA

This blog post was originally published by International Energy Agency on August 30th here. Commentary: Examining the role of early-stage venture capital investment in energy Between USD 1 billion and USD 4 billion of energy-related early-stage venture capital (VC) deals are made every year. Though small relative to the size of total investment in the… Continue reading My Wharton Energy Internship: Energy VC Analysis at IEA