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Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2013

Jul 11 2013 | Posted In: News
By Mark Golden STANFORD, Calif.—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. Steven Chu, energy...

The Silicon Valley Energy Summit explored 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.

Topics Included:

  • Federal energy policy
  • Carrying out California’s carbon cuts
  • Entrepreneurs and consumer technologies
  • Private capital for clean energy and efficiency investments
  • Zero energy buildings: Moving Toward Economic Viability
  • Car charging stations on corporate grounds
  • Cyber security for the smart grid
  • Driving energy efficiency with smart meter data
  • PACE and On-Bill Repayment

Speakers from Organizations Included:

  • Brocade
  • California Air Resources Board
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Electric Power Research Institute
  • Facebook
  • Greeenstart
  • Juniper Networks
  • Mayfield Fund
  • NASA Ames Research Center
  • NetApp
  • Oracle
  • SRI International
  • Stanford University
  • Western States Petroleum Association