Electricity

Scholarly Publications

Efficient, Secure Green: Digital Utopianism and the Challenge of Making the Electrical Grid “Smart”

December 2013

Abstract: Electrical grids have long depended upon information infrastructures—systems for exchanging information about electricity generation, transmission, distribution, and use.

Game Changers for Nuclear Energy

June 2011

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North Korea's Choice: Bombs Over Electricity

July 2010

Nuclear power and nuclear weapons have a common technological foundation.

Other Publications

Technology Can Nudge Climate Change Politics

October 2011

Reducing carbon-dioxide emissions is primarily a political problem, rather than a technological one.

Security in a World with Expanding Nuclear Power

August 2008

Nuclear energy is a clean and relatively economical source of electricity, generating nearly one-sixth of the world’s electricity today.

Verifying the Agreed Framework

April 2001

A joint Stanford University-Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory team of scientists, nuclear engineers and arms control experts has concluded in a new study that North Korea's compliance with the...

News

Stanford Conference Tackles Growing U.S. Nuclear Waste Problem

October 2015

The United States has a growing inventory of spent nuclear fuel from commercial power plants that continues to accumulate at reactor sites around the country.

Funding research in the world's poorest places

February 2013

FSI's Global Underdevelopment Action Fund fuels interdisciplinary work across Stanford and helps put researchers in the field where they're trying to solve some of the world's toughest problems.

Kate Marvel and Michael May: What is the future of nuclear energy?

June 2011

In a new paper published by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Kate Marvel and Michael May explore the potentially game-changing events for the future of nuclear energy.

Events

Advanced Energy Technologies: Prospects and Challenges for Developing Countries

June 4, 2012

Dramatic improvements and cost reductions in renewable energy technologies have occurred over the past decade and even greater improvements are expected in the years to come.

The Politics of Nuclear Development: China as a Case Study

October 10, 2011

Nuclear energy is politically sensitive.

Reducing Nuclear Proliferation Risk Through Multinational Cooperation: North-East Asia and the Mongolian Nuclear Initiative

January 28, 2010

Undraa Agvaanluvsan is a native of Mongolia. She is currently a visiting professor at CISAC.

Projects

Critical Infrastructure Resilience

The Critical Infrastructure Initiative builds the cyber-resilience of critical infrastructure through methodologically diverse outputs-oriented research and engagement with end users and homeland...
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