World leaders convened Thursday and Friday at the Hoover Institution for the inaugural Global Energy Forum to discuss the future of energy worldwide as the field continues to undergo major changes.
The Stanford Environmental and Energy Policy Analysis Center (SEEPAC), Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and the Precourt Institute for Energy discussed how effective the Paris Agreement on climate change will be, and the future of climate policy, during a panel discussion on Jan. 28.
The Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford has collaborated with MAP Royalty and KQED, the public media provider for northern California, to create an e-book series detailing the nature of energy and its uses. The interactive e-books are aimed at grades eight through 13 and designed for use on iPads and Mac computers.
Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy have announced a new crop of seed grants for innovative research in clean technology and energy efficiency.
Congestion and Parking Relief Incentives (Capri), a new Stanford research program, enables 12,000 Stanford and other local drivers to earn cash prizes online by avoiding driving during high-traffic hours.
Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE) has granted $1.8 million to six research projects proposed by faculty and students–a first for the 16-month-old institute.
The six grants, which total $1.8 million, are set to fund projects on energy storage, fuel and solar cells, geothermal system modeling, water oxidation and carbon dioxide reduction.
While cardinal and white have adorned Stanford’s halls for more than a century, some University researchers are favoring another color — green — these days as Stanford establishes itself as a leader in the clean-tech, or green-tech, movement that has swept Silicon Valley.