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Stanford Webinar | An Action Plan for Carbon Capture and Storage in California: Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions

Energy Futures Initiative
Stanford Center for Carbon Storage
Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy

Event Details:

Thursday, October 22, 2020
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On October 22, Ernest Moniz, Lynn Orr, Melanie Kenderdine, and Sally Benson will discuss a new joint study by the Energy Futures Initiative and Stanford's Center for Carbon Storage. This study analyzes key options, including a set of technologies and support infrastructure for Carbon Capture and Storage that could enable some “quick wins,” as well as help meet mid-century sustainable development targets.

Keynote Speaker

  • Ernest J. Moniz, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Energy Futures Initiative; former U.S. Secretary of Energy

Study Overview & Key Findings

  • Sally M. Benson, Precourt Family Professor, Energy Resource Engineering, Stanford University
  • Melanie A. Kenderdine, Managing Principal, Energy Futures Initiative  


  • Franklin ‘Lynn’ Orr, Keleen and Carlton Beal Professor in Petroleum Engineering emeritus, Stanford University 


  • Kate Gordon, Director, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research 
  • Jane Long, Karvis Senior Contributing Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Deepika Nagabhushan, Program Director, Decarbonized Fossil Energy, Clean Air Task Force
  • Keith L. Pronske, President & CEO, Clean Energy Systems
  • Trude Sundset, CEO, Gassnova

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