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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Michelle Addington
Hines Professor of Sustainable Architectural Design and Professor of Forestry & Environmental Studies at Yale School of Architecture
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Kat Friedrich
News Editor at Clean Energy Finance Forum and Conservation Finance Network
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Yale Net-Zero Think Project
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
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Institutional Entrepreneurship and Renewable Energy in the U.S.
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Internal Carbon Pricing: Practical Experiences from the Private Sector
Finance & Markets
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Solar Jobs: Boom-and-Bust or Here to Stay?
Can solar help get the US to five million (lasting) green jobs?
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Transportation ESCOs: Increasing Adoption of Electric Vehicle Fleets
Jan 26, 2017
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Internal Carbon Pricing - Practical Experiences from the Private Sector: Microsoft
Dec 13, 2016
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Master Class: Renewable Energy Project Finance
Nov 29, 2016
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