We promote sound public policy through balanced programming, research, and career placement across the energy value chain.
We provide numerous academic and professional development opportunities to Kenan-Flagler students.
With vast experience as practitioners, the faculty gives students insights into the business of the sector.
We help with company visits, events, professional connections, and helping with academic and career goals.
UNC Kenan-Flagler's Energy Program was recently ranked the 3rd best energy program in the United States by MetroMBA.

Recent News & Media

Meeting the Challenge of Renewables Intermittency Conference Report

February 22, 2019

The UNC Energy Center and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise hosted an April 13-14, 2018 conference on ‘Meeting the Renewables Intermittency Challenge.’ This introduction provides background on the event and focuses on the reasons why it was convened. Please read more about the conference with our general audience report below. Meeting the Challenge of […] More

From Big Oil to Silicon Valley Start-Up

February 21, 2019

When Ryan Meyer (MBA ’19) flew to San Francisco for his summer internship at Yoshi, he hoped to return to Chapel Hill with a full-time offer. He achieved his goal – just not in the time frame he expected.   He had joined UNC Kenan-Flagler’s full-time MBA Program with plans to move into the technology […] More

UNC Kenan-Flagler Wins 10th Annual Michigan Renewable Energy Case Competition

February 21, 2019

The Winning Team: David Druin, Eric Brooks, Hannah Kelley-Bell, Matt Srygler, Sam Polino   Place: 1st out of 32 teams   Team Name: Back to the Grid of the Future   A team of five UNC Kenan-Flagler first-year MBA students took home the top prize at the 10th Annual Michigan Ross Renewable Energy Case Competition in […] More