Wharton Stories: Energy/Environment

Winston Chen, WG’19, believes that taking interdisciplinary classes from different Penn schools will establish a solid foundation to launch his career in clean energy

How This Wharton MBA is Paving His Future in Clean Energy Through the Kleinman Certificate Program

Khushboo Goel, WG’19, channeled her knowledge in clean energy to uncover decarbonization strategies in the U.S. and India.

How This Kleinman Birol Fellow Spent Her Summer Working for the International Energy Agency

Michael Wong, W’19, co-founder and CEO of Hult Prize Ivy winner InstaHub, talks about learning from setbacks and the future of a simple device that saves energy one light switch at a time.

How This Wharton/Penn Team Rebounded From a Loss to Win a Social Enterprise Competition

ZEV helps automotive dealerships sell more electric vehicles (EV) by providing resources and education for consumers on new EV technology. Our software-as-a-service platform provides tools and advice to help customers understand EV range, charging, cost of ownership, and tax breaks. We help dealerships provide world-class customer service and increase electric vehicle sales.

ZEV: Helping Dealers Sell Electric Vehicles

InstaHub, the winner of the Hult Prize Ivy League competition, creates simple solutions to automate energy savings. The team of Wharton and Engineering students developed an occupancy sensor that snaps directly onto existing light switches, providing instant light automation without the logistical and financial bottlenecks involved in replacing and rewiring conventional light switches.

InstaHub: Automating Energy Savings

Even though it’s phenomenal that some companies are doing so much more than what’s required, I think there’s still a strong need for a very aggressive government influence.

Prof. Arthur van Benthem Talks About the Intersection of Corporate Strategy and Government Energy Policy

I get the ultimate chance to teach future business leaders about the need for sound economic policies, to actually tackle some of these environmental problems, and also explain that there are lots of opportunities to remedy them.

Prof. Arthur van Benthem Examines Energy and Environmental Markets Through an Economist’s Lens

Mauro Guillén Takes His Sustainable Energy Auction Course to Amsterdam Global Forum

“The EMBA program has given us a very unique opportunity to apply what we’ve learned during the past two years to make a difference in the development of Africa, starting with real estate.”

African Real Estate Development Venture Makes Big Impact in Cameroon

Wharton Entrepreneurs Workshop #19 — “Lessons from 15 Years of Venture Investing in CleanTech & Where the Sector is Going in the Next Decade”

Where the Energy Tech Sector Is Headed