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Mar 24 2014

Wind farms can provide a surplus of reliable clean energy to society, Stanford study finds

Wind Farms"These results are very encouraging," said study co-author Sally Benson, a professor of energy resources engineering and director of the Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP) at Stanford. "They show that you could create a sustainable energy system that grows and maintains itself by combining wind and storage together. This depends on the growth rate of the industry, because the faster you grow, the more energy you need to build new turbines and batteries."

Mar 6 2014

ERE Alumni Nathan Meehan Announced as 2016 SPE President Nominee

Nathan MeehanNathan and nine others make up the slate of Board nominees recommended for positions open on the Society of Petroleum Engineers Board of Directors.

Feb 18 2014

Stanford's Adam Brandt and colleagues have found that methane leakage from the U.S. natural gas infrastructure is much higher than official estimates

Adam BrandtA review of more than 200 earlier studies confirms that U.S. emissions of methane are considerably higher than official estimates. Leaks from the nation's natural gas system are an important part of the problem.


Alumni Dinner in Houston

Energy Resources Engineering alumni gathered together for dinner in Houston, TX during Dr. Khalid Aziz's recent visit.

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