WWF

Project

Nature Based Solutions Investment Structures

Summary: Understand financial and investment structures in the climate and conservation space applicable to landscape nature based solutions investing. We seek to understand the suite of interventions so that we can apply them as appropriate to our priority landscape work.

Categories:

Finance, Strategy

Client

Location: Washington, DC

Industry:

Environmental

Type:

Non-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

EDGE

Sealed

Project

Low income home energy retrofit market

Summary: Enable Sealed to further its mission to stop energy waste and electrify all homes by analyzing the low- and moderate-income market and identify barriers and opportunities for market entry.

Categories:

Market Research, Marketing Strategy, Strategy

Client

Location: New York, NY

Industry:

Environmental

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

EMBA

Center:

EDGE

ADM

Project

Biochar Business Case for ADM

Summary: Develop a business case and dynamic financial model for the production of biochar, the use or monetization of byproducts (i.e., pyrolysis oil, steam, carbon credits), and evaluate the potential impact to ADM’s Strive 35 sustainability goals.

Categories:

Finance, Operations, Other, Strategy, Technology

Client

Location: Chicago, IL

Industry:

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

EMBA

Center:

EDGE

SAS Institute

Project

Business Value Assessment Calculator for Distribution Net Load Forecasting

Summary: The FCCP SAS Project built a business value assessment calculator for the SAS Energy Analytics division that can be used to demonstrate to their utility customers the business value of having more accurate distribution level net load forecasts (NLF).

Categories:

Analytics, Operations, Strategy, Technology

Client

Location: Cary, NC

Industry:

Software

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

EMBA

Center:

EDGE

Sparkz

Project

Go-to-market Strategy for US Port Electrification

Summary: Sparkz is looking to capitalize on the growing need to electrify US Ports. Develop a market and product strategy for the port application.

Categories:

Strategy

Client

Location: Livermore, CA

Industry:

Energy

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

EDGE

ev connect

Project

New business initiatives and strategic market opportunities in the electric vehicle charging industry

Summary: Help us refine our current products and service offering via benchmarking with key competitors, identification of key gaps and strategic market opportunities and presenting high-level action plan to discuss with the executive team

Categories:

Strategy

Client

Industry:

Software

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

EDGE

GE Vernova

Project

The Future of Energy - The Next Generation Digital Substation

Summary: Help GE develop a business strategy for the Next Generation Digital Substation Portfolio.

Categories:

Marketing Strategy

Client

Location: Markham, ON

Industry:

Energy

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

EDGE

Glenfarne Group

Project

Hydrogen Project Financing

Summary: Research and analyze available project finance opportunities for hydrogen bridge-fuel projects with financial commitment requirements over the next 5 years. Recommend best-in-class options and structures to facilitate the construction of hydrogen production, distribution, and consumption projects.

Categories:

Finance

Client

Industry:

Energy

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

EDGE

Investable Oceans

Project

Best practices and economic models for ocean-impact “catalyst” organizations

Summary: A deep dive in the business models of various Blue Economy “innovation organizations”, narrowly defined here as incubators, accelerators, hubs, clusters and competitions, with the goal of producing useful and actionable insights for the broader ocean-impact community. Emphasis on identifying sustainable financial and organizational structures that can enable meaningful long term contributions to the development of early stage impact-for-profit ocean solutions.

Categories:

Strategy

Client

Location: New York, NY

Industry:

Environmental

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

EDGE

Poplar Labs, Inc

Project

Consumer Acquisition Strategy

Summary: Create a national expansion strategy to make our platform accessible to consumers across the country.

Categories:

Market Research, Marketing Strategy, Operations, Strategy

Client

Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Industry:

Environmental

Type:

For-Profit

Details

Year:

2022-2023

Program:

Daytime

Center:

EDGE