Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2018
Marcela Ochoa of The Nature Conservancy at session on community choice energy. (Credit all photos: Steve Castillo)
The World Economic Forum’s Cheryl Martin delivers SVES 2018’s keynote.
Stanford Woods for the Environment's director Chris Field during "unscripted" close.
Silicon Valley Power’s Erica Jue and Arielle Romero during a networking break
Consuls General Gonzalez Lopez of Mexico and Sarkar of Canada discuss NAFTA renegotiations.
MicroByre co-founder Sarah Richardson gives her TED-style talk.
Conversation for Action on the future of energy technology
Band of Angels’ Jeff Byron kicks off the lunchtime debate.
Cheryl Martin and participant Qing Tian of the California Energy Commission
Stanford’s John Weyant and energy resources engineering masters’ student Holger Teichgraeber
The founders answer audience questions after their individual TED-style talks.
Nearly full house for the parallel session on microgrids
Henry Ahem of Shell talks with participants in sponsor showcase during networking break.
Hermann Tribukait of Mexico Energy R&D Funds and Barbara Heydorn of SRI International
Byron Benjamin of Boeing and Vince Romanin, co-founder of Treau
The debate’s “con” team: Stanford GSB’s Michael Ostrovsky and Deloitte’s Brian Goncher
Gemi Jose Gonzalez Lopez participates in the Conversation for Action on NAFTA.
Feasible’s Andrew Hsieh talks with audience member after the founders’ panel.
Beth Vaughan, V. John White and Jan Pepper in parallel session on community choice energy
Conversation for Action on community choice aggregation
100% employee-owned construction company Swinerton’s booth in the sponsor showcase
IoT tools for efficient and cybersecure buildings discussant, Ravi Jadhav of Cisco
Speaker Andras Boross of Stem chats with a participant during the reception.
SVES 2018 planning committee members
By Mark Golden
STANFORD, Calif.—Autonomous vehicles are bad for the environment, argued the team that triumphed in the annual debate at Stanford University’s Silicon Valley Energy Summit.
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Attendees at the annual Silicon Valley Energy Summit (SVES) on Thursday, Jun. 21 developed plans that may enhance energy efficiency, both in the United States and worldwide. The event, which occurs annually, addressed contemporary issues with energy that affect both individuals and firms.... Read More
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