Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dan Vermeer speaks on the opportunities inherent in energy efficiency

EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer spoke about energy efficiency as a business opportunity at last week’s ABB Automation & Power World 2011. You can read the recap at: “The real impact of energy efficiency on the bottom line” – ABB … Continue reading

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HyTower Energy Storage takes top prize in Duke Start-Up Challenge

Congratulations to the $50,000 grand prize winners of the 11th Annual Duke Start-Up Challenge: Will Fadrhonc (MEM/MBA), Tripp Hyde (MEM/MEMP), and Matt Kaufmann (MEM/MBA)!. Their venture, HyTower Energy Storage, would convert out-of-service water towers into energy storage systems. The team was selected from … Continue reading

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Duke researchers to present at 3rd annual ARCS Conference

The 3rd Annual Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) Conference will take place on May 9-11, 2011 at Wharton. Presenters from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business include professors Kira Fabrizio, Aaron Chatterji, and Will Mitchell, along with PhD students … Continue reading

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