Energy for Growth Hub

Sally Benson

Co-Director, Precourt Institute for Energy

Stanford University

Areas of Expertise

Energy poverty, Renewable energy

Sally Benson is the co-director of Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy and the director of the Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP). A Professor in the Department of Energy Resources Engineering in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, she studies technologies and pathways to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Prior to joining GCEP, Benson was a staff scientist in the Earth Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). In 2004, she completed a four-year term as Deputy Director of Operations at the lab. Benson also served as Division Director for Earth Sciences and Associate Laboratory Director for Energy Sciences at LBNL.

Non-Hub Publication Highlights

Advancing clean energy. Issues in Science and Technology Vol. 33 Issue 3. 2017. ($)
Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage. Spring Issue of The Bridge on Emerging Issues in Earth Resources Engineering. April 14, 2014.
View a comprehensive list of Sally Benson’s publications.

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