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Explore Energy is an effort of the Precourt Institute for Energy, which is part of the Doerr School of Sustainability.

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Explore Energy collaborates with Stanford groups and student clubs doing energy-related work across campus. Below are some of the energy-related student clubs you can join at Stanford with a full list of student organizations here.

Energy Clubs

Stanford Energy Club is Stanford's largest student-led energy organization. Their goal is to engage with the real world energy sector in meaningful ways: from energy career fairs and seminars to interdisciplinary projects with energy startups.

Stanford Student HYDROGEN Club aims to connect students/researchers across Stanford schools as well as industry leaders who are passionate about and/or working in hydrogen.

Stanford Battery Club connects students from all of Stanford's schools to learn about the high-impact work of your peers and StorageX member companies. 

Stanford Solar Car Project is a student-run, non-profit organization fueled by its members’ passion for environmentally sustainable technology. They provide a unique opportunity for Stanford students to gain valuable hands-on engineering and business experience while raising community awareness of clean energy vehicles.


Business & Entrepreneurship

GSB Energy Club is the center for energy-related interactions at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, bringing together students, faculty members, and guests to explore issues impacting the oil and gas, wind energy, solar energy, fuel cells, power, and many other sectors.

GSB Business and Environment Club incorporates environmental sustainability into its philosophy, curriculum, and operations, and empowers its students and alumni to lead on environmental challenges in their industries.

Emergence is a new organization that catalyzes innovations for sustainability, health, and equity, with an approach that is grounded in education, research, and entrepreneurship.

Policy & Advocacy

Fossil Free Stanford is a group of Stanford students, faculty, parents, alumni, and staff calling on Stanford to divest from fossil fuels.

Students for a Sustainable Stanford is an inclusive and intersectional community that strives for long-lasting sustainable practices on and off the Stanford campus through discussion, engagement, and direct action.

Students for Environmental and Racial Justice is a student committee focused on environmental and racial justice issues at Stanford.

Scientists Speak Up is a student organization that teaches a way of framing conversations about climate change that respects the other person’s existing values and strengthens connections with them, through offering communication workshops, community discussions, and meetings.

Stanford Science Policy Group is a student organization that aims to create a central hub to engage and educate scientists/non-scientists in policy; provide students with tools for science policy professional development; and expose students to thoughtful speakers that work in various sectors of policy development.

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Stanford Law School Energy and Infrastructure Club is a student-run organization focused on providing a forum where law students can explore diverse opportunities to apply legal thinking to project finance, power & utilities, oil & gas, renewable energy, clean-tech, social enterprise and impact investment.

Environmental Law Society is the  oldest student environmental law society in the nation. It builds a broad coalition of students interested in environmental law, conservation, and energy issues by bringing students, faculty and staff from both inside and outside the law school together.