Clean Tech: Business Fundamentals and Public Policy
The course materials include case studies, book chapters, reports, homework exercises, videos, guests, and the presentation of final course projects.nnCOURSE OBJECTIVES: * Examine developments in the cleantech sector related to energy and carbon emissions. * Provide a framework for comparing the cost competitiveness of alternative energy solutions. * Examine current trends in public policy and regulatory initiatives related to carbon emissions and clean energy standards. * Understand challenges for the commercialization of new energy technologies. Examine strategies for avoiding the "Valley of Death."nnThis course is crosslisted with GSBGEN 532. Class taught at TBA.nnSpecial Instructions: This course is limited to 20 Law School students. Class will meet October 7 to October 18.nnElements used in grading: Class participation (35%), written assignments (25%) and paper (40%) that either provides a (rough) business plan or examines an existing business (or policy) initiative related to the cleantech sector.
Instructors for this courseStefan Reichelstein