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Jun 1 2014 | Posted In: News
STANFORD, Calif.—Stanford University’s Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC) and the Hoover Institution’s Shultz-Stephenson Energy Policy Task Force have hired Dian Grueneich as a senior research scholar.
Oct 29 2013 | Posted In: News
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.
Jul 19 2013 | Posted In: News
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that it wants to establish minimum energy efficiency standards for all computers and servers sold in the United States. A new Stanford study shows that large server farms can, in fact, cut electricity use and greenhouse gas emissions sharply with off-the-...
Jul 11 2013 | Posted In: News
Despite the common complaint that the United States lacks a federal energy policy, the immediate past energy secretary and the former chair of the Senate energy committee discussed reasons for optimism at the annual Silicon Valley Energy Summit.
May 14 2013 | Posted In: News
Stanford research offering cash incentives to drivers for avoiding rush hour has helped the university fulfill an agreement with Santa Clara County. Now, faculty and staff will also be rewarded for biking or walking to work, and even for walking and talking in place of sedentary meetings.