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Save money. Save the world.

A new California Senate bill mirrors climate goals Gov. Jerry Brown announced last month. The Next Generation of Energy Efficiency Project at Stanford is focused on one of the three targets: increasing energy efficiency in buildings 50 percent by 2030.
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Ernie Moniz

DOE's Moniz: Research on behavior essential to meeting climate and energy goals, despite funding difficulties

When new energy technologies are developed, how do you get people to use them? What market conditions are necessary for their adoption? How do you motivate consumers to use energy more efficiently?
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PEEC in the News

Powerhouse Game

Want to save money on your energy bill? There's a game for that

The quest to get Americans to reduce energy use is becoming a lot less preachy and a lot more fun. Article includes "PowerHouse" from the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center.
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Smart Meter

Why 50 million smart meters still haven't fixed America's energy habits

The Washington Post's second article in a three-part series titled "Your Brain on Energy" spoke with PEEC's Carrie Armel as part of the newspaper's new Energy and Environment coverage.
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Events

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  • April 10 - May 29, 2015
    Sustainable Transportation Seminar Series
    Stanford, CA
  • The Sustainable Transportation Seminar series is designed to foster a community of faculty, researchers and students around the theme of sustainable transportation policy, systems and solutions.
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Vail  Global Energy Forum
  • Videos Available!
    March 13-15, 2015

    Vail Global Energy Forum
    Boulder, CO
  • The Vail Global Energy Forum brought together government leaders, such as U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and his official counterparts from Canada and Mexico, as well as thought leaders from business and academia to discuss the rise of North America as a global energy powerhouse and the future of clean power and transportation.
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  • Registration Open!
    June 25, 2015
    Stanford, CA
  • The Silicon Valley Energy Summit explores best practices, upcoming technologies, government regulation and energy policy. Convened by Stanford University’s Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, SVES traditionally benefits more than 500 investors, facilities managers, regulators, researchers and others dealing with energy economics and environmental impacts.
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  • Registration Open!
    Oct 18-21, 2015

    Behavior, Energy & Climate Conference
    Sacramento, CA
  • A conference focused on understanding the behavior and decision-making of individuals and organizations and on using that knowledge to accelerate our transition to an energy-efficient and low-carbon future.
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