Energy Overview

An abundance of cheap, fossil energy has made the modern economy possible. Today's challenge is retrofitting global energy infrastructure with renewables—making the transition to a clean energy economy. The dilemmas posed by this transition are novel, multidisciplinary and wickedly complex. They also present immense opportunity.

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Bruce A. Phillips
Director at The NorthBridge Group
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Renewable Thermal Alliance
New Models for Markets & Finance
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Executive Voices in Sustainability: Scott McCord
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Dear engineers: Your decisions shape our energy future
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Recent Events

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5th annual Joint Sustainability Alumni Network Reception
Jul 17, 2019
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Opportunities and Obstacles: A Conversation with NREL on Micro-Grid Deployment in Sub-Saharan Africa
May 07, 2019
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Repurposing Land for Sustainable Energy: A Conversation with Encore Renewable Energy
Apr 24, 2019
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