Risky Business Report Rollout

Jamestown

Risky Business Report is a research project of Tom Steyer, Henry Paulson and Michael Bloomberg which details the costs of inaction in ways that are IMPOSSIBLE to IGNORE. Click here to explore the report.

 

Solar Freakin' Roadways: Roads of future ?

Solar Freaking RoadwaysSolar Roadways is a modular paving system of solar panels which can be installed on roads, parking lots, .. literally any surface under the sun. Can this be the end of tar roads?


Refine Your Pitch Workshop

In connection with the WEST Summit, Sustainable Silicon Valley offers a "Refine your Pitch" workshop for innovators and entrepreneurs.  Click here to register.

This workshop is complimentary for the contributors and experts of our Call for Solutions.

Dates to remember :

Refine Your Pitch Workshop: Sept 19, 2014
Vote for Solutions: August 16 - September 10, 2014
Semifinalist Announcement:September 15, 2014
West Innovation Summit : Nov 19 , 2014


Current: Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University's Energy and Climate Neutrality Initiative

SCU’s Smart Microgrid allows the campus to control, monitor and measure electricity production and consumption onsite in real time, from a single computer screen, thus maximizing energy savings. The Wind Turbine can begin generating power at 0.5 miles per (mph) instead of the 7.5 mph traditionally required. It’s auto shut-off mechanism kicks in at 38 mph, protecting it from any damage that could be caused during a windstorm. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) named SCU as having one of the largest roof-mounted photovoltaic installations in the U.S. in 2011. Read more.

Interested in becoming a partner? Please visit here for more information.

Add your voice to the sustainability community and come learn from experts for different domains. The EcoCloud Blog is an excellent platform for enabling enterprises to share and discuss monumental ideas.

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A project of Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) in conjunction with public and private sector partners, EcoCloud is a virtual space where you can connect with Silicon Valley business leaders, industry experts, researchers and policy makers--striving to make our enterprises and our region more ecologically, equitably, and economically sustainable.

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To support our partners in achieving their goals, some of the resources SSV provides are:

  • Educational forums on a wide range of environmental and energy topics
  • Ongoing exchange of best practices
  • Training in “green” practices

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