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Stanford Energy 3.0 Summer 2015 Newsletter

In this issue:

Mobilizing $4 Billion in Private-Sector Support for Clean Energy
Silicon Valley Energy Summit, June 25, 2015
Green Energy Choices
"Designer Carbon"
GCEP Research Symposium, October 13-14, 2015

Mobilizing $4 Billion in Private-Sector Support for Clean Energy

sunset and wind turbinesThe U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launches a new Clean Energy Impact Investment Center to make information about energy and climate programs at DOE and other government agencies accessible and more understandable to the public.  See the release from DOE for more information.

June 25, 2015 Stanford University, Silicon Valley Energy Summit

The Silicon Valley Energy Summit explores best practices, upcoming technologies, government regulation and energy policy.  Convened by Stanford University's Precout Energy Efficiency Center, SVES traditionally benefits more than 500 investors, facilities managers, regulators, researchers and other dealing with energy economics and environmental impacts.  Find out more by going to the website.


Stanford Report, June 15, 2015

Stanford research identifies strategy to guide consumers to green energy choices.  Sebastian Lotz, research fellow at Stanford, has shown that behavioral design can nudge people to purchase clean, renewable energy plans over fossil fuels.

See the complete article here.

New "designer carbon" from Stanford


Stanford scientists have created a new carbon material that significantly improves the performance of batteries and supercapacitors, which represents a dramatic improvement over conventional activated carbon.  Read more here.

Save the date for the GCEP Research Symposium

October 13-14 2015 at Stanford University.  More information coming soon.  See the website for information on last year's symposium.