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

Front of Wilbur complex with Stanford "S" painted on lawn

The Explore Energy House launched Fall 2022 with Resident Fellow, Holmes Hummel, at the helm.

Explore Energy will be the most POWERFUL new dorm in decades!

Explore Energy House

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Explore Energy's house graphic

Explore Energy House is Stanford's first STEM based theme house.  It simultaneously provides students an inclusive residential community and living laboratory to better investigate and address the connections between energy, sustainability, and climate change through interdisciplinary dialogue, exploration, and action. 

Explore Energy House, housed in Junipero, is a four-class house open to any undergraduate student (including transfers), regardless of major, who has a strong commitment to actively exploring any aspect of the energy field, including but not limited to technology, finance, history, social science, equity and justice, and/or art. It is not expected that students come in with domain knowledge, but rather that they have a shared desire to engage each other as we explore a wide range of energy ecosystems. Explore Energy House hosts events, workshops, alumni seminars, student-initiated and led workshops, and more.  

At Explore Energy, we are passionate about energy AND about centering the values of joy, hope, curiosity, exploration, and inclusion. Explore Energy is a home for students who are invested in relationship and community building and providing a place of encouragement and belonging for each other.