The Green Energy Revolution

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Date Thursday October 26th 2006
Time 5:00 PM
Venue George E. Pake Auditorium

PARC Forum

As the world migrates from its “addiction to oil”, very large alternative sources of energy will be required. This presentation will address the currently accessible nonpetroleum sources of energy, and speculate on how the world’s energy needs may be met in the near- and far-future.

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Roland N. Horne is Professor of Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford University. He holds BE, PhD and DSc degrees from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, all in Engineering Science. His areas of research specialization are in geothermal reservoir engineering, optimization of resources recovery, and reservoir characterization. Horne has been Distinguished Lecturer for the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and has been awarded the SPE Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty, the Lester C. Uren Award, and the John Franklin Carl Award. Horne is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and is also an SPE Distinguished Member.

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