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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

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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

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

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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