Lec 57 - A Pathway for Widespread Geothermal Energy

"Lec 57 - A Pathway for Widespread Geothermal Energy" February 11, 2009 lecture by Jefferson Tester for the Woods Energy Seminar (ENERGY301). In his talk "A Pathway for Widespread Utilization of Geothermal Energy--the Roles of Multi-scale Resource and Technology Research and Systems Analysis," Tester talks about the benefits and challenges of harnessing geothermal energy, and he asserts that it is a large resource that complements solar and wind energy and is both carbon free and scalable. The Woods Energy Seminar is an interdisciplinary series of talks primarily by Stanford experts on a broad range of energy topics. Jefferson Tester is the David Croll Chair for Sustainable Energy Systems and Associate Director for the Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University. Woods Institute for the Environment http://woods.stanford.edu/ Stanford Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford

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Lec 1 - Scenarios of the Global Climate Energy System

Lec 2 - Wind, Water and Sunlight

Lec 3 - Low-Energy Building: European Design and Control

Lec 4 - California's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

Lec 5 - Japan and the Future of Nuclear Energy

Lec 6 - The Status of Concentrating Solar Power Development

Lec 7 - Stanford's Energy Story: Present and Future

Lec 8- Transportation and Climate Change

Lec 9 - Global Cookstove Problems

Lec 10 - Renewable Power Entrepreneurship

Lec 11 - Canada's Oil Sands, Warts and All

Lec 12 - Energy Lessons from the Heartland

Lec 13 - Solar Geoengineering to Manage Climate

Lec 14 - Cap and Trade in California

Lec 15 - The Gulf Oil Spill: Where Did All the Oil Go?

Lec 16 - New York and Climate Change

Lec 17 - AB32 and Proposition 23

Lec 18 - Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford: The Grand Challenge

Lec 19 - Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford: The Grand Challenge

Lec 20 - The Energy Innovation Ecosystem

Lec 21 - Climate Change and Global Prosperity

Lec 22 - Does Biochar Deliver Carbon-Negative Energy?

Lec 23 - Nuclear Regulation in Our Era

Lec 24 - Global Transition to Electric Vehicles

Lec 25 - Nuclear Power: How, Why, Barriers

Lec 26 - Making Large Scale Solar Work

Lec 27 - Fuels from Sunlight Using Nano-Materials

Lec 28 - Consumer Responses to Electric Vehicles

Lec 29- The Way Forward with Electric Drive

Lec 30 - The Future of EVs

Lec 31 - China's Influence on Solar Energy

Lec 32 - COP15 and the Stanford Student Experience

Lec 33 - The Energy Challenge and the Case for Fusion

Lec 34 - Controlling Climate Change After Copenhagen

Lec 35 - More Than 50% Wind on the Grid

Lec 36 - Transmission Siting Issues

Lec 37 - U.S. Shale Gas

Lec 38 - Demystifying and De-Jargoning the Smart Grid

Lec 39 - Global Climate Architectural Policy

Lec 40 - Communicating Climate Science in a Changing Media Landscape

Lec 41 - Solar Energy at Scale

Lec 42 - Solar Cell Technology in 2009 and Beyond

Lec 43 - Solar Photovoltaic Installation and Financing

Lec 44 - Economic Analysis of the Solar Industry

Lec 45 - Sustainable Energy Systems: Scale, Tradeoffs, and Co-Benefits

Lec 46 - U.S. Energy Future: Transportation Fuels

Lec 47 - Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Oil Substitutes

Lec 48 - Carbon Sequestration & Natural Gas Extraction

Lec 49 - LIFE: Laser Initial Fusion Energy System

Lec 50 - Adaptation to Climate Change

Lec 51 - Benefits of a Restructured Electric Industry

Lec 52 - Killers Apps for the Smart Grid

Lec 53 - Renewable Energy and the Economy

Lec 54 - Global Coal Market

Lec 55 - Nuclear Sustainability and Climate Change

Lec 56 - Sequestering CO2 in the Built Environment

Lec 58 - Smart Grids & Decarbonizing the Power Sector

Lec 59 - Renewable Ocean Energy Conversion Systems

Lec 60 - Sustainable Aviation

Lec 61 - New Ways for Regulating Greenhouse Gases

Lec 62 - The Real Story on Fuel Economy

Lec 63 - Solar Thermal Power

Lec 64 - Nanomaterials for Batteries & Energy Storage

Lec 65 - Marine Energy Technology: Waves and Currents

Lec 66 - William McDonough on Eco-Friendly Design

Lec 67 - Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics

Lec 68 - Equitable Climate Solutions: Stephen Pacala

Lec 69 - The Future of Oil

Lec 70 - Evaluating Energy Solutions to Climate Change

Lec 71 - Overcoming the Resource Curse

Lec Last - The New Geopolitics of Energy