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Membership Overview

SECA is the corporate affiliate program for the Precourt Institute for Energy, which serves as the hub of a broad and deep network of experts from various science, technology, behavioral, business, and policy disciplines who are working independently and collaboratively to solve the world's most pressing energy problems.

There are 3 tiers of SECA annual membership:

  • Foundational Member: at the US $250,000 level, up to three funding allocations may be distributed at this annual membership fee.
  • Regular Member: at the US $100,000 level, one funding allocation is offered, and includes all other membership program benefits.
  • Startup Member: at the US $25,000 level, this tier is reserved for startups and non-profits with fewer than 25 employees. SECA startup/non-profit members receive invitations to all SECA and Precourt Institute for Energy events.

Stanford will provide invoices for charges. Membership is considered renewed on an annual basis upon receipt of the annual membership fee.


Program Benefits

The benefits to our members are considerable:

SECA membership allocations can be made in the Fellow-Mentor-Advisor Program and/or focus groups, and/or visiting scholars programs. These funds support the exploration of innovative research ideas.

All SECA memberships are subject to Stanford University Policies for Industry Affiliates Programs. All Visiting Scholars must comply with Stanford University Visiting Scholars guidelines.


Current Members

Membership in SECA provides you and your company with access to numerous benefits, programs, and services, including all of the following:

  • Fellow-Mentor-Advisor Program or Focus Groups (StorageX, Hydrogen, or Bits & Watts), enables participation in research-in-progress (up to three allocations included with membership)
  • Personalized access to Stanford University, tailored to your organization’s unique needs
  • Invitations to conferences, workshops, New Faculty Seminars, and other events
  • Custom meetings coordinated to meet your company’s needs

Members include Solvay, State Grid Corporation of China, and Trafigura.





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