Bringing Energy Solutions into Practice

Duke has maintained a decades-long commitment to applying knowledge in the service of society. The Energy Initiative leverages Duke's expertise to engage individuals both inside and outside of the University in addressing the world's critical energy challenges.


Students Get Involved

Duke Startup ChallengeFollow the progress of Duke entrepreneurs competing in the Duke Start-Up Challenge Clean Energy Track sponsored by the Duke University Energy Initiative.

  • View our Student Engagement section for more opportunities to get involved on campus. 


Engaging the Business & Policy Community

There are many ways for business, industry, government, and nonprofit professionals to become involved with the Initiative. Contact us to explore the possibilities.

NIEPS logoThe Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University is a nonpartisan institute that helps decision makers understand their options, anticipate their choices, and make the most of opportunities for leadership creating a more economically and environmentally sustainable future.

Fuqua LogoThe Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE) at Duke's Fuqua School of Business prepares businesses to meet the global demand for energy, resources, and improved quality of life.


Staying Informed and Networking

ListServ IconSign up for email from the Energy Initiative: We distribute newsletters on energy events, speakers, research and other news at Duke University. 

linkeinJoin LinkedIn Duke University Energy Network: A social networking group of students, alumni, faculty, and staff interested in energy.