When promoting energy efficiency to consumers with conservative or moderate political views, environmentalists do not bring up climate change and instead focus on benefits like cost savings and U.S. energy independence. But, according to several speakers at an industry conference, refusing to talk about climate may be damaging in the long term. »More
Five studies funded by the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC) focus on improving the performance of hybrid cars, natural ventilation systems in buildings and programs that financially motivate utility customers to use electricity more efficiently. »More
Sweeney said other electric vehicle technologies - plug-ins, for example - have proved reliable and affordable. He said hydrogen technology remains "a very expensive way of generating electricity." Sacramento Bee
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.
Designed to foster a community of faculty, researchers and students around the theme of sustainable transportation policy, systems and solutions.
June 19, 2014 Save the Date! 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.
»Info from SVES 2013