Duke Today: Alumnus Ben Abram Didn’t Set Out to Make a Difference in Clean Energy
CEO Ben Abram was featured in Duke Today as part of its ongoing Climate Research Series.
The now CEO of Modern Energy, a diversified energy company that invests in renewable energy businesses with the goal of “helping the world reach a net-zero carbon economy,” studied public policy and civil and environmental engineering when he was at Duke.
But with a tendency toward insatiable curiosity and problem-solving, it’s easy to see how clean energy became the focus of Abram’s career trajectory.
“The energy transition is one of the most pressing issues of our time,” he says. “It’s a great feeling to work in partnership with my team and other professionals to wrestle with this complex, important issue and come up with unique and effective business models that can contribute to the energy transition.”
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