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A central banker who rode a solar-powered bike across the Sahara

Simon Milward (MBA 2008) was working in international development before he enrolled at Cambridge Judge and started his own business in solar energy. Now, Simon is at the Bank of England. We caught up with Simon to talk about his…

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Simon Milward crossing the Sahara desert on his solar-powered bicycle

Nikkei Asian Review: Asia’s fastest growing tech companies

A company started by a Cambridge Judge alumnus is among the top 30 fastest-growing companies in Asia. Sachin Jain (MBA 2008) is CEO and co-founder of Oriano Clean energy, which specialises in the design and installation of solar power plants.…

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Bringing solar power to India

CEO of Orb Energy, Damian Miller talks about his mission to bring clean solar energy to developing countries. Join podcast series host Conrad Chua, Executive Director of the Cambridge MBA as we bring you a series of interviews with students,…

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Solar power plant - aerial view

Nine energy trends to watch

Now the energy industry has turned its face to the sun and wind, and is embracing alternatives to fossil fuels, what's next for renewables? We spoke to two alumni and a current Cambridge MBA candidate about their experience with alternative…

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Nine energy trends to watch - renewable energy farm

Workshop warms to smart energy

The smart approach to solving our energy problems and decarbonising the economy was the subject of a recent workshop hosted by the Energy Policy Research Group, which is based at Cambridge Judge Business School. The Distributed Generation and Smart Connections workshop,…

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Smart energy

Science Direct: Why the oil companies lost solar

Solar energy is a growing source of electricity supply. Oil companies including BP and Shell recognized this early on and entered the solar industry when it was still in its relative infancy. These companies invested heavily in vertically integrated solar…

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School alumnus’ solar energy company recognised at Energy Awards

Orb Energy, a solar sales and service company based in India and set up by Damian Miller, a PhD alumnus of Cambridge Judge Business School, has been named as a recipient of the Zayed Future Energy Prize in Abu Dhabi…

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Damian Miller of Orb Energy

Damian Miller, Orb Energy: Power at the point of need

Dr Damian Miller, CEO of Orb Energy, set up his company in India after working for Shell and completing his PhD at Cambridge Judge Business School. His new book, Selling Solar, looks at solar technology in the emerging countries and…

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