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Clean Energy R&D

January 10, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
National Press Club, Washington, D.C.


12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Lunch Provided

The National Press Club  –  529 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 

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Energy Research & Development plays a critical role in advancing new fuel sources, technologies and ways to use energy more efficiently. Basic research drives innovation in the public and private sectors and makes valuable contributions to a new clean energy economy. On January 10, Stanford University’s leading energy and environmental research institutes, the Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy and the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, convened a panel session that highlighted clean energy innovation as a crucial component of efforts to combat climate change and asked how the United States can lead global efforts to develop and deploy advanced energy technologies.


Sally Benson, Co-Director, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy; Director, Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP); Professor, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences at Stanford University

John Dabiri, Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University

Michael McGehee, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University; Senior Fellow, by courtesy, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy     


Varun Sivaram, Douglas Dillon Fellow and Acting Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, Council on Foreign Relations


Follow the conversation on Twitter #STANFORDEANDE and view photos on Flickr.



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Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and Precourt Institute for Energy
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