Safer batteries through artificial intelligence; radiative cooling record; energy spinoff grants
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January 2017
Stanford Energy News
Evan Reed, assistant professor of Materials Science & Engineering at Stanford, and graduate student Austin Sendek are using artificial intelligence to develop safer batteries. Credit: L.A. Cicero

Scientists turn to AI to create safer lithium-ion batteries

Stanford scientists have achieved record levels of temperature reduction using radiative cooling. Credit: Zhen Chen

Study: Record-low temperatures 
through radiative cooling 

Electric power lines in the Denver metro area. Credit:

TomKat Center awards Innovation Transfer Grants to seven Stanford spinoffs

Kendra Kuhl of Opus 12 talks with visitors at the Stanford Energy Startup Showcase. Credit: Bill Rivard

GCEP research symposium focuses on new advances in clean technology

NREL scientists apply a dye-sensitized precursor solution to make a perovskite cell. Credit: Dennis Schroeder/NREL

Adam Slavney: Addressing lead toxicity in perovskite solar cells

A green rooftop in Denver. Credit: EPA

Mark Jacobson: How the future of energy affects the future of our cities

Pooya Azadi, manager of the Stanford Iran 2040. Photo courtesy of Pooya Azadi

New project to study Iranian economic development, including energy

Cattle, which emit methane through bodily functions and manure, are among the reasons agriculture is the largest contributor to global methane emissions, according to a new study. Credit: Rob Jackson

Methane from food production could be wildcard in combating climate change

The Athabasca oil sands in northeastern Alberta, Canada, are a major producer of heavy crude oil. Credit: Michael Collier

Unexamined risks from tar sands oil may threaten ocean, study finds

Coal is extracted from a surface mine in Gillette, Wyo. Credit: Greg Goebel

Report: U.S. government is selling federal coal on the cheap


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