Future of energy

What does the future of energy look like?

Stanford experts agree that the world needs to be less reliant on fossil fuels for energy. Getting there will remake the world’s largest economic sector – energy – into one that is more sustainable, secure and affordable for everyone.

Stanford researchers advance the future of energy

Research into renewable energy, batteries, carbon capture and storage, the electric grid and natural gas have sprung up around campus, helping to move the world to a more sustainable future.

Future of energy: Efficiency

With less demand from efficient buildings, transportation and appliances, the energy we make can go further.

Future of energy: Renewables

Advances in materials and technology are improving the cost and efficiency of renewable sources of energy.