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New Stanford energy system cuts greenhouse gas emissions 68 percent and fossil fuel 65 percent

Stanford announced Thursday a new agreement to provide the majority of its campus electricity from renewable sources within California. A Stanford Solar Generating Station, to be designed and built by SunPower, is expected to provide half of all campus electricity.

  • Cogen decomissioned

    Cardinal Cogeneration, an energy plant located off Campus Drive at Via Ortega, has been closed and shut off as part of the ramp-up to the conversion to the Stanford Energy System Innovations (SESI), which takes place this month.

  • New CEO named for SMC

    Robert F. Wallace, chief executive officer and chief investment officer of Alta Advisers, a London-based private investment firm, has been named president and chief executive officer of the Stanford Management Company (SMC).

  • Stanford offers admission to 2,144 students, expands financial aid program

    Stanford has extended undergraduate admission offers to the Class of 2019 and announced an increase in financial aid. Now, parents with annual family incomes below $125,000 and typical assets will be expected to pay no tuition.

  • Stanford asks Santa Clara County for GUP amendment

    Stanford is asking the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors to amend the General Use Permit and Community Plan approved in 2000 to give the university more flexibility in planning future housing construction.