The "Sensors & Energy Behavior Initiative" set out to develop a comprehensive, human-centered solution that leverages the widespread diffusion of energy sensors to reduce energy use significantly. The initiative combined known behavioral techniques with human-centered design, computation and technology in the new field of energy behavior.
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
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
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.
The Vail Global Energy Forum brings global leaders together for a discussion on how to best provide the energy necessary to support a productive global economy in an increasingly green, secure and affordable manner.
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.
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.
»Info from BECC 2013