The Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University harnesses the expertise and imagination of leading academics and decision-makers to create practical solutions for people and the planet.
This center will build on a talented young faculty group working on advanced photovoltaics by adding depth to that effort and by focusing on the many research opportunities at the intersections of nanostructured materials, energy conversion devices, and energy storage.
Sustainable Stanford is a university-wide effort to reduce our environmental impact, preserve resources and show sustainability in action. We’re determined to lead in researching, teaching and practicing environmental sustainability.
The Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance will be housed at both the law school and the business school, bringing together the best minds from both disciplines to advance the development, financing, management and regulation of clean energy technology.
SEEPAC, directed by Lawrence Goulder, will enlist faculty and students to seek innovative and effective policies to deal with a range of issues, including climate change, local air pollution, vulnerability to oil supply disruptions, and transitions to renewable energy resources.
The Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD) is an international, interdisciplinary program that draws on the fields of economics, political science, law, and management to investigate how the production and consumption of energy affect human welfare and environmental quality.
The Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE) has been established as a new independent institute at Stanford that engages in a broad-ranging, interdisciplinary program of research and education on energy.
The mission of the Precourt Center is to promote energy efficient technologies, systems, and practices, emphasizing economically attractive deployment.
Stanford’s Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER) is designed to create interdisciplinary scholars and leaders to address the world’s most challenging environmental and sustainability problems.
The Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP) at Stanford University seeks new solutions to one of the grand challenges of this century: supplying energy to meet the changing needs of a growing world population in a way that protects the environment.