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The Wharton Energy Network (WEN) is Starting a Conversation on Energy

This post was authored by Joan Xu & Vipin Varma, Wharton alumni. Everyone in the Energy Industry knows that the industry is changing fast.  Trying to make sense of the change and hypothesizing where the industry will go is complicated at best.  After all, the industry itself is massive and sits at the crossroads of… Continue reading The Wharton Energy Network (WEN) is Starting a Conversation on Energy

Clean Energy

Cleantech Trek to San Francisco: Feeling the Energy.

Earlier this year, the Wharton Energy Club made its annual trek across the country to the Bay Area to visit with nine of the top clean energy firms in the country. This year thirteen passionate students departed for San Francisco to spend two full days talking with industry executives. As a part of a broader… Continue reading Cleantech Trek to San Francisco: Feeling the Energy.

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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

Finance

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

Clean Energy

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