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October 17, 2016

Saving the Future of Residential Solar Installations

Stanford researchers weigh in on a contentious debate around changes to an important renewable energy incentive.
April 6, 2016

Enabling Entrepreneurs to Alleviate India’s Energy Poverty

A change in the law could extend electricity to millions of people.
December 8, 2015

Stefan Reichelstein: Paris May Be the Last Best Chance on Climate Change

A Stanford scholar shows why the critics are wrong.
October 14, 2015

Edward Fenster: Operate Out of Your Comfort Zone

The co-founder of Sunrun discusses winning over regulators, and lessons learned.
July 1, 2015

Solving Solar’s Logistical Headaches

Installing a solar project is easy. Designing it takes months. Aurora Solar wants to offer a possible solution.
June 22, 2015

Shaping Tomorrow’s Breakthrough Materials

Citrine Informatics brings big data to materials discovery.
May 13, 2015

Frank Wolak: How to Keep Green Policies from Crashing the Electricity Grid

As California embarks on “cap and trade,” Stanford researchers employ advanced trading games to head off nasty surprises.
April 21, 2015

Stefan Reichelstein: Preventing the Solar Cliff

A change to a tax credit could kill the nascent industry.
October 19, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Benjamin Cohen describes nonprofit venture TOHL’s rise to be a global industry leader in water logistics and infrastructure.
October 17, 2014

What Would it Really Cost to Reduce Carbon Emissions?

Not as much as you might think, according to two scholars.