About Our Corporate Catering Client: Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford

Stanford Event Catering in Menlo Park   Handheld Catering recently provided corporate catering in Menlo Park for the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford. The Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford (PIE) serves as the hub of a broad and deep network of experts from various scientific, technological, behavioral, and policy disciplines who are working independently and collaboratively to solve the world's most pressing energy problems. Out of this collaboration and research facilitated by PIE comes a combined new system – Stanford Energy System Innovations (SESI) – which has made Stanford one of the most energy-efficient research universities in the world. SESI’s innovative heating, cooling, and power production and management plan for Stanford far exceeds the aggressive goals of California's AB 32 Global Warming Solutions Act, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. Stanford President John Hennessy spoke on the subject at the recent PIE conference stating that, "SESI [has achieved] a stunning and unprecedented reduction in Stanford's carbon footprint and water usage… We believe this system can be a model for others equally concerned about reducing greenhouse gas emissions and willing to make an investment in the future. SESI is a transformational energy system for the 21st century, and we...

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