10Jun, 2019

Jim Rogers Awarded Posthumously for Leadership in Sustainable Business Practices

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CSRwire| June 11, 2019

CEF presented the 2019 C.K. Prahalad Award in two categories: leadership by a collaboration to TerraCycle’s Loop Shopping Platform; and leadership by an individual executive to former Duke Energy CEO, Jim Rogers. The awards were announced at the 2019 CEF Annual Leadership Retreat, attended by senior executives representing CEF member companies with […]

21Mar, 2019

E Source Seeks Nominations for Jim Rogers Innovation Award

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PRWEB | March 19, 2019

E Source is pleased to announce the launch of a new energy industry award in memory of Jim Rogers, former chairman and CEO of Duke Energy. To honor his commitment to promoting industry innovation as well as the key role he played in advising E Source on how to better support members, […]

10Jan, 2019

Remembering Duke Energy’s Jim Rogers: A ‘Cathedral’ Thinker

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Forbes | January 8, 2019
By Brian Murray
The unexpected death last month of James E. (Jim) Rogers at the age of 71 left the energy sector bereft of one of the boldest leaders in its history. Rogers, a CEO in the electric utility and natural gas industry for 25 years, amassed a jaw-dropping track record of successful […]

10Jan, 2019

Remembering Jim Rogers, Senior Fellow at Duke University

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Duke Today | January 7, 2019
By Braden Welborn

Duke University lost a valued friend, adviser, and visionary with the passing of James E. “Jim” Rogers on Mon., Dec. 17, 2018.
Rogers, 71, was the former president and CEO of Duke Energy and the author of Lighting the World: Transforming Our Energy Future by Bringing Electricity to Everyone (St. Martin’s Press, 2015).
A […]

21Dec, 2018

Remembering Jim Rogers

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December 21, 2018
By Laura Howes, Director, Rubenstein Fellows Academy

Jim Rogers, former CEO of Duke Energy and a Rubenstein Fellow at Duke from 2014-2016, passed away on December 18, 2018 at the age of 71.

Jim was one of the Rubenstein Fellows Academy’s inaugural fellows. In this capacity, I had the distinct pleasure of getting to know […]

21Feb, 2018

Eradicating Poverty through Energy Innovation

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Arizona State University | February 16, 2018

Access to energy is at the nexus of many social problems, and improving the ability of people to gain access to affordable, reliable energy could help mitigate the effects of poverty and a host of related challenges, such as access to clean water, food, healthcare, adequate housing and clean environments.

As governments […]

6Dec, 2017

New Duke Project to Address Energy Needs of World’s Poor

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Duke Today | December 6, 2017
By Erin McKenzie, Sarah Dwyer

Duke University is launching a project focused on developing new and collaborative ways to meet the energy needs of some of the world’s most disadvantaged communities, President Vincent E. Price announced Wednesday.
The Energy Access Project was established by a $1.5 million gift from Jim Rogers, former CEO […]

11Oct, 2016

Former Duke CEO Jim Rogers: Electric Power Access a ‘Basic Human Right’

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Charlotte Business Journal| October 5, 2016
By John Downey
Former Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers told attendees at the Energizing Africa summit that entrepreneurial efforts to bring power to Africa cannot only make money, they can make a difference.
“I personally believe that access to electricity is a basic human right,” Rogers said during a luncheon at the […]

11Oct, 2016

Jim Rogers Talks about HB2, Racial Unrest and the Future of the Power Industry

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Charlotte Business Journal| October 7, 2016
By John Downey
Jim Rogers spent a lot of time while the chairman and CEO of Duke Energy promoting Charlotte and burnishing its reputation. He hates what has happened to his adopted city in the last year.
He calls HB2, the “bathroom bill” that clamped down on transgender use of the public facilities […]

15Mar, 2016

MEM Andrew Seelaus Helped Bring Off-Grid Energy to East Africa through Summer Internship

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Nicholas School of the Environment | March 10, 2016
By Natalya Ayers, MEM ‘17
Nicholas School Communications Assistant

DURHAM, N.C. – Last summer, MEM/MBA student Andrew Seelaus interned with Off Grid Electric, a solar start-up company based in Arusha, Tanzania, which focuses on providing off-grid energy to rural areas in both Tanzania and Rwanda.

“It was an incredible experience working […]