Stanford recently topped the list of participating Pac-12 schools in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s 2018-19 College and University Green Power Challenge.
As California strives to hit its 50 percent renewable energy goal by 2030 and a net-zero emissions economy by 2050, former U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz Ph.D. ’72 shared with the Stanford community the details of a report on how trends in green energy development and energy markets might enable California to meet these goals.
On the second day of his campus visit, Alvarado addressed a packed room at the Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center, where he discussed his plan to decarbonize Costa Rica by 2050, making the country effectively 100 percent reliant on renewable energy sources.
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The 2019 Forbes 30 under 30 list recognized 54 Stanford affiliates — more than from any other university — for outstanding entrepreneurial accomplishments in a variety of industries. Stanford honorees included Dhruvik Parikh ’22, who developed a cheap alternative to costly membranes in redox flow batteries, as well as Vivian Shen ’14 and Ruby Lee…
On Monday, Stanford announced that its main campus is projected to operate on 100 percent solar energy by 2021, when an 88-megawatt photovoltaic plant near Lemoore, California is planned to go online.
In its third meeting of the year, the Faculty Senate was presented information on Stanford’s sustainability plans — particularly those focused on emissions and recycling — and discussed the future of lecturers on campus.
On Monday, Energy Capital Partners founder Douglas Kimmelman ’82 discussed California’s contribution to carbon dioxide emissions, the true cost of the United States’ renewable energy and the global role of fossil fuels.