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The Silicon Valley Energy Summit explored best business practices, emerging technologies, government regulations and energy policy. Stanford University’s Precourt Energy Efficiency Center hosted this exciting lineup of leaders in sustainable and economical energy.


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Michael Boots
Acting Chair, White House
Council on Environmental Quality

Jennifer Granholmm photo

Gov. Jennifer Granholm
Former Governor of Michigan;
Practitioner of Law and Public Policy, UC-Berkeley

Stefan Heck photo

Stefan Heck
Former Director, McKinsey, Cleantech and Sustainability Practices;
Consulting Professor, Stanford

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Secretary George Shultz
Former U.S. Secretary of State, Treasury and Labor;
Chair, Hoover Institution Energy Policy Task Force

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Cathy Zoi
Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Energy;
Consulting Professor, Stanford


Resource revolution
Will renewable energy meet our policy goals and energy needs?
Managing drought
Utility of the future: Evolution of the electric power industry
Lighting innovations
Big data analytics in energy management
Innovation and water scarcity
Energy investment trends
Managerial approaches for energy and carbon
Business case for the Internet of things


2014 Sponsors

Sponsors - Silver

Noble Americas LogoSilicon Valley Power Logo
Finilite Logo


SRI Logo Wente Vineyard Logo Gordon Biersch

Sustainable Silicon Valley Logo

AFE Logo Clean Tech Open Logo


For those driving to the conference, we have arranged discounted all-day parking for you in the Galvez Parking Lot at the corner of Galvez St. and Campus Dr. Please use the entrance on Galvez St. closest to the intersection. Attendants at that entrance will provide Arrillaga Map instructions, including a code to get the special rate of $8. After you park, find the Alumni Center across Campus Dr. and enter through the main doors on Galvez St. about 300 feet south of the intersection on the right.

Driving Directions

Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
326 Galvez St
Stanford, CA. 94305

From Highway 101 North and South
Take the Embarcadero Road exit west - toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero turns into Galvez St. as it enters the Stanford campus. Stay in the left lane as you pass by Stanford Stadium and continue toward the center of campus. Use the second Galvez Lot entrance on the right.

From Highway 280 North and South
Exit Sand Hill Road east toward Stanford. Continue east, turning right at the traffic light on Santa Cruz Avenue. Make an immediate left onto Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn left at the second traffic light and onto Campus Drive East. Continue around Campus Drive East and turn right on Galvez St. Use the first entrance on your left for the Galvez Lot.

From El Camino Real
Exit El Camino Real at University Avenue. Turn toward the hills (away from the center of Palo Alto). As you enter Stanford, University Avenue becomes Palm Drive. Go through one traffic light, and turn left onto Campus Drive at the first stop sign. Turn left again at Galvez St. Use the first entrance on your left for the Galvez Lot.

CalTrain Directions

Please exit at the Palo Alto Station and take the “Y” Marguerite Shuttle directly to the Alumni Center. The Marguerite buses wait on the south  side of the tracks where San Jose bound trains unload. For those arriving on an inbound train (headed toward San Francisco), please use one of the underground passages to get to the other side. Both regular “Y” buses and “Y-Limited” stop at the Alumni Center.

About PEEC

The Precourt Energy Efficiency Center promotes energy-efficient technologies, systems and practices, emphasizing economically attractive deployment. PEEC works to understand and overcome market, policy, technology and human behavior barriers, and informs public and private policymaking.

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