NAPE Neeley team members with their Frogs Up

2024 Competition

The TCU Ralph Lowe Energy Institute partnered with NAPE to create the Energy Innovation Case Competition. In its fifth year, the case competition brings undergraduate and graduate students from the best universities in the nation to apply their analytic skills and energy expertise to a current business challenge. The winners split $40,000 in cash prizes, one of the largest prizes in the nation.

2024 Participating Schools

The University of Houston
LSU Flores MBA Program
University of Texas at Austin
Texas A&M University
TCU Neeley School of Business
Rice University Graduate

University of Louisiana - Lafayette
University of Tulsa
Marietta College
Southern Methodist University
Texas Christian University
Western Colorado University
Washington University in St. Louis

Past Winners

TCU Joins NAPE In Hosting Fifth Annual Energy Innovation Case Competition

TCU Joins NAPE In Hosting Fifth Annual Energy Innovation Case Competition

Neeley graduate and undergraduate students provided innovative, technology-based solutions to an energy business issue as part of the annual case competition in Houston.

February 13, 2024

Third place team from SMU display their trophy and award check alongside Jason Maloy and TCU President Daniel Pullin

TCU Neeley Partners with NAPE for Fourth Annual Energy Innovation Case Competition

The top four teams were invited to present live at the NAPE Summit in Houston. A team of TCU Neeley students won fourth place in the highly competitive contest and received a $4,000 prize.

February 13, 2023

All finalists in the NAPE competition with checks

TCU Energy MBA Students Win First Place in Energy Innovation Case Competition

MBA students Jake Davis, Joe Geiger, Skylar Sandoval and Jessica Zarate showcased their energy expertise at the 2022 NAPE/TCU Energy Innovation Case Competition, winning first place and $20,000.

February 23, 2022

All teams from the NAPE competition

TCU Neeley Partners with NAPE to Launch Energy Case Competition

The inaugural NAPE/TCU Energy Innovation Case Competition attracted top MBA students who put their analytical skills and energy expertise to the test for $40,000 in prize money.

February 05, 2020

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