Website Description
Bay Area Photovoltaic Consortium
Bay Area Photovoltaics Consortium (BAPVC)

The Bay Area Photovoltaic Consortium funds research to overcome technical barriers to, and reduce the cost of, solar installations. It is jointly managed by Stanford and the University of California-Berkeley with guidance from industry.

Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics
Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics (CAMP)

The Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics develops organic molecular solar cells aimed to produce electricity at costs comparable to fossil fuels through greater efficiency and lifespan.

Center on Nanostructuring for Efficient Energy Conversions
Center on Nanostructuring for Efficient Energy Conversions (CNEEC)

The Center on Nanostructuring for Efficient Energy Conversion, a federal Energy Frontier Research Center, seeks to increase the efficiency of advanced energy conversion and storage devices by manipulating materials at the nanometer scale.

Energy Modeling Forum
Energy Modeling Forum (EMF)

The Energy Modeling Forum improves understanding of energy/environment problems and solutions by examining the strengths and limitations of alternative analytical approaches.

Global Climate and Energy Project
Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP)

The Global Climate & Energy Project supports research worldwide into technologies that will significantly reduce emissions of greenhouse gases while still meeting the world’s energy needs. GCEP is a collaboration of premier research institutions and private industry.

Precourt Energy Efficiency Center
Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC)

The Precourt Energy Efficiency Center works to understand and overcome market, policy, technology and behavioral barriers to economically efficient reductions of energy use, and to inform public and private policymaking.

Program on Energy and Sustainable Development
Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD)

The Program on Energy and Sustainable Development studies the economic, political, legal and business aspects of pathways to achieve a more environmentally friendly energy future.

Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy
Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy (SSTFEP)

Hoover Institution’s Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy addresses US energy policy’s effects on domestic and international political priorities, including the economy, the environment and national security.

Energy at Stanford Research Center/Program
Stanford Environmental and Energy Policy Analysis Center (SEEPAC)

The Stanford Environmental and Energy Policy Analysis Center, launched by PIE and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, analyzes and evaluates policies to address a range of issues, including climate change, air pollution, vulnerability to oil supply disruptions and energy conservation.

Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Science
Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Science (SIMES)

The Stanford Institute for Materials & Energy Science (SIMES) researches combinations of complex and novel materials for clean and economical energy. SIMES is jointly run by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford.

Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance
Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance (STCEPF)

The Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, launched by Stanford Law School and the Graduate School of Business, advances the financing, management and regulation of clean energy technology.

Center for Interface Science and Catalysis
SUNCAT Center for Interface Science and Catalysis (SUNCAT)

The SUNCAT Center explores atomic-scale design of catalysts critical to future energy technologies, like artificial photosynthesis, batteries, fuel cells and cleaner fuels. The center is a partnership between SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Department of Chemical Engineering.

TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy
TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy (TomKat)

The TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy identifies and supports research on energy systems. The center’s efforts focus on meeting challenges in the areas of electricity and transportation, including generation and conversion, transmission and distribution, energy storage, and land and water use.