February 9, 2022

Join select graduate business students from the top business schools in the nation. Apply your analytic skills and energy expertise to a current business challenge at the second annual NAPE/TCU Energy Innovation Case Competition.

Total of $40,000 in cash prizes for the top four teams – one of the largest cash prizes for graduate student case competitions.


Important Dates

Friday, Oct. 29, 2021   Deadline for Express Interest Form
Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021   Registration deadline
Friday, Dec. 10, 2021   Details of case competition sent to registered universities
Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022   Finalize team members from universities
January 14-15, 2022   Virtual Case Competition
Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022    Top four teams will be invited to present in person at the NAPE Summit in Houston, Texas



$20,000 First Place
$10,000 Second Place
$6,000 Third Place
$4,000 Fourth Place


Each university will select a team of current graduate students to showcase their talent and energy knowledge.


Distinguished thought leaders from industry and academia.

2020 Winners

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

2020 Participating Schools

University of Colorado, Leeds School of Business
University of Denver, Daniels College of Business
University of Houston, Bauer College of Business
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School
University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business
University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management
University of Oklahoma, Price College of Business
Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business
SMU Cox School of Business
TCU Neeley School of Business
Tulane University, Freeman School of Business