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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.

Please join James L. Sweeney, director of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, and Hoover Institution Distinguished Fellow
George P. Shultz and this exciting lineup of thought leaders in sustainable and economical energy.

Hon. William J. Perry Photo

The Honorable William J. Perry
Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

Marcy Scott Lynn Photo

Marcy Scott Lynn
Sustainability Lead, Facebook

Sen. Jeff Bingaman Photo

Sen. Jeff Bingaman
Energy Committee,
U.S. Senate

Adm. Gary Roughead Photo

Admiral (ret.) Gary Roughead
Former Chief of Naval Operations,
U.S. Navy

Nancy McFadden Photo

Nancy McFadden
Executive Secretary for Legislation, Appointments & Policy,
Gov. Jerry Brown

Josh Green Photo

Josh Green
General Partner,
Mohr Davidow Ventures


Energy Policy From a Federal Legislative Perspective,” Sen. Jeff Bingaman
U.S. Navy: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency,” Admiral (Ret.) Gary Roughead
A View From the Governor’s Office,” Nancy McFadden

PANEL TOPICS (Moderators)

Vehicle Electrification: Who Should Care? Why? When? And How Much? (Sven Beiker, Center for Automotive Research at Stanford)

Thilo Koslowski, Gartner • David Peterson, Nissan N.A. • Pat Romano, Coulomb Technologies • John Tillman, Mercedes-Benz

Investing in Clean Tech (John Weyant, Stanford)

Dave Graham, Greenstart • Josh Green, Mohr Davidow Ventures • Larry Kelly, Band of Angels • Trae Vassallo, Kleiner Perkins

Social Networking for Energy (Marianna Grossman, Sustainable Silicon Valley)

Andrew Campbell, Tendril • Zeke Hausfather, C3 Energy • Marcy Scott Lynn, Facebook

Implications of Abundant, Low-Cost Natural Gas (Bryan Hannegan, Electric Power Research Institute)

Deb Affonsa, PG&E • Nancy Pfund, DBL Investors • Mark Zoback, Stanford

Meeting California’s Energy Goals: Challenges and Resources (Barbara Heydorn, SRI International)

Catherine J.K. Sandoval, California Public Utilities Commission • Robert Weisenmiller, California Energy Commission

Energy Star, LEED: To Certify or Not? (Alan Gartner, EnerTechnologies)

Linda Gee, Brocade Communications • Mukesh Khattar, Oracle • Ralph Renne, NetApp • Jolene Tam, Juniper Networks
Troy Ward, Juniper Networks

Efficient Lighting Technologies (Chuck Wilhelm, EnLight Energy)

Terry Clark, Finelite • Kelly Cunningham, California Lighting Technology Center • Tanuj Mohan, Enlighted

Local Generation and Control: Does It Work? (Yoriko Kishimoto, Former Mayor, Palo Alto)

Shawn Marshall, LEAN Energy • Devra Wang, Natural Resources Defense Council
Yiaway Yeh, Mayor, Palo Alto; Commissioner, Northern California Power Agency

Energy Efficiency at Universities (Jo Tiffany, Alliance To Save Energy)

Jared Isaacson, San Jose State • Joe Stagner, Stanford • Joe Sugg, Santa Clara University • Dirk A. van Ulden, UC System

About PEEC

The Precourt Energy Efficiency Center promotes energy-efficient technologies, systems and practices, emphasizing economically attractive deployment. PEEC works to understand and overcome market, policy, technology and human behavior barriers, and informs public and private policymaking.


Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
326 Galvez St
Stanford, CA. 94305

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Travel Directions

From Highway 101 North & South
Take the Embarcadero Road exit west - toward Stanford University. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero becomes Galvez Street upon entering the Stanford University campus. Stay in the left lane and continue toward the center of campus. Look for the “Energy Summit” signs and green & white balloons that will lead you to Lot 6 (L-95 on enclosed map), the parking area near the Track House just beyond the football stadium.

From Highway 280 North & South
Exit Page Mill Road and travel east toward Stanford University. You will travel through multiple stop lights on Page Mill and the corners of Deer Creek, Coyote Hill, Junipero Serra/ Foothill Blvd. (a major intersection), Porter Drive, Peter Coutts Road, Hanover, and Hansen. Turn left onto El Camino. At the intersection of Embarcadero and El Camino Real (Town and Country Shopping Center is on the right corner) turn left into the Stanford University campus. Embarcadero becomes Galvez Street upon entering the Stanford campus. Stay in the left lane and continue toward the center of campus. Look for the “Energy Summit” signs and green & white balloons that will lead you to Lot 6 (L-95 on enclosed map), the parking area near the Track House just beyond the football stadium.


Staff will give you a "C/E" permit as you enter Lot 6 (L-95) near the Track House, just off of Galvez Street. Park in slots posted as “C/E”. There is overflow “C/E” parking in the Varsity Lot (L-97) off of Nelson Road. See Map below. It is a brief walk to the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center. If you are having trouble finding parking, check with the attendant in Lot 6 for overflow parking information.

Parking Map

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