Note on Energy

Note on Energy

By
Sean Harrington, Dennis Rohan
2008|Case No.E302

This note gives a broad overview of the energy sector, highlighting trends and market dynamics in 2008. It is intended to be used as a basic primer for entrepreneurs and investors interested in the energy sector, not an exhaustive or definitive textbook for scientists and engineers. It discusses the importance of incumbent energy sources, including fossil fuels, as well as renewable power.

Learning Objective
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